Latest Council News

22 Sep 2016 Last updated at 09:00
There is a choice of sessions at Newport and Ryde
Key ‘Take control of your care' events

Two special engagement events titled ‘Take control of your care’ are being staged by the Isle of Wight Council at Ryde and Newport next Wednesday (28 September).

21 Sep 2016
Isle of Wight Day
Council to celebrate Isle of Wight Day

The Isle of Wight Council will be celebrating Isle of Wight Day by proudly flying bunting from many of its buildings and also providing free car parking in some areas to encourage people to visit their local towns to take part in events and support local businesses.

20 Sep 2016
A new butterfly carved bench on the Pollen Trail
New arts trail for Pan underway

A new arts trail is being created at Pan Country Park; the ‘Pollen Trail’ is funded by Section 106 monies made available as part of the planning conditions for Pan/Bluebell Meadows development.

19 Sep 2016
Tone Zone extension coming soon
New look Tone Zone to open

Major improvements to the 1Leisure Tone Zone facilities at Newport are to be unveiled this week.

15 Sep 2016 Last updated at 16:00
Island leaders meet with Ofsted senior officials.
Island leaders meet Ofsted officials

Joint statement from leader of Isle of Wight Council and Ofsted senior officials on today’s meeting (Thursday 15 September 2016).

15 Sep 2016 Last updated at 15:00
Historical Ventnor Park.
Top award for Ventnor Park

Historic Ventnor Park on the Isle of Wight has won the prestigious Park of the Year Award at the South and South East England in Bloom Awards.

15 Sep 2016
The council is proposing a number of changes to the Local Council Tax Support scheme
Local Council Tax Support scheme

The Isle of Wight Council is asking people to share their views on the future of the Local Council Tax Support scheme.

08 Sep 2016
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Council leader responds to MP's comments

Councillor Bacon responds to comments made by the Island's MP during a debate in the House of Commons.

07 Sep 2016 Last updated at 15:00
The safeguarding hub team are at Bestival again this year.
'Love doesn't hurt' at Bestival

The Isle of Wight Safeguarding Adults Board and the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategic Partnership will be returning to Bestival for the fifth time this year to raise awareness of respectful sexual relationships for festival goers.

07 Sep 2016 Last updated at 14:00
Festival plans in place for 2016 Bestival.
Bestival 2016 traffic information

Residents and visitors are being reminded of key routes between the Island’s ferry ports and the Bestival event, which are expected to be particularly busy on Thursday 8, Friday 9 and Monday 12 September 2016.

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