Latest Council News

23 Feb 2018 Last updated at 09:00
Check your key cold weather advice
UPDATE - Key advice for cold weather

Island residents are being reminded of key advice for cold weather following a Met Office forecast for 23 February to 1 March.

21 Feb 2018
The Bay through school given green light from government
The Bay given government green light

Sandown Bay Academy will close on 31 August 2018 following final Ministerial approval being received today (21 February 2018).

20 Feb 2018
A number of business opportunities being offered by Isle of Wight Council
A new lease of life

Budding entrepreneurs are being invited to consider a number of business opportunities being offered by the council.

15 Feb 2018
The new recycling and waste treatment facilities at Forest Road, Newport will be owned by the council
Step closer to Forest Road Waste Park

The council’s new recycling and waste treatment park has moved a step closer following the granting of a variation of permit for the site.

12 Feb 2018
Term times may change
Term times could change in 2019

Councillors will consider the option of changing school term times on the Isle of Wight, following an extensive consultation with the public.

08 Feb 2018
Path NC9 is now a multi user path
Horse power

Horse, pedal and foot power are joining forces with the creation of a multi-user path between Newchurch and Langbridge.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The capital projects will be considered by the Cabinet on 15 February
Council invests in the Island's future

More than £10 million is proposed to be spent by the council on capital projects to benefit the Island in areas such as regeneration, education and social care.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
An average band C council taxpayer will see their bill increase by £1.50 a week or £78 a year from April 2018
Budget and council tax plans

The Isle of Wight Council has finalised budget proposals that will see council tax rise by 5.99 per cent but also protect vital services and investment in the Island’s long-term future.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The Cabinet is due to give the go ahead on 15 February
Investment to safeguard and create jobs

A major step forward is to be taken next week towards the creation and safeguarding of key marine jobs in the Medina Valley – with Kingston Marine Park, East Cowes the preferred site.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Improvements are being made through the Care Close to Home scheme
Extra council tax for adult social care

Island households will be asked to contribute an extra three per cent in council tax next year to help care for vulnerable adults and the elderly.

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