Latest Council News

28 Oct 2016 Last updated at 09:00
Fight for the Wight
Fight for the Wight update

A total of 10,465 people from the Isle of Wight, and from across the world, signed the Fight for the Wight petition which has been live over the past six months.

26 Oct 2016
Temporary one-way system
Temporary one-way system for Newport

The temporary one-way system to facilitate works on St George’s Way in Newport which was due to commence on 31 October will now start on Monday 7 November, to enable Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) to carry out work to divert overhead power cables.

24 Oct 2016 Last updated at 19:00
The Executive met at County Hall, Newport
Solent Combined Authority update

A meeting of the Executive of the Isle of Wight Council has tonight (Monday 24 October) agreed a decision to continue the process which may lead to the establishment of a Solent Combined Authority (with Portsmouth and Southampton city councils).

24 Oct 2016 Last updated at 13:00
1st East Cowes Scout Group finding out about recycling.
Cubs learn all about recycling

A group of Cub Scouts on the Isle of Wight are being given help to achieve their badges by talking a lot about rubbish.

24 Oct 2016 Last updated at 10:00
The event is at the Isle of Wight College
'Your Future' careers and jobs fair

A major careers and jobs fair, Your Future, commissioned by the Isle of Wight Council in partnership with the Isle of Wight College, takes place on Thursday 27 October at the college, to give key advice to Island residents aged from 14 up to and including adults.

24 Oct 2016 Last updated at 10:00
Steve Crocker at the annual conference
Safeguarding strategy conference launch

The Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children’s Board has launched a neglect strategy to tackle the cause and effects of neglect on children and young people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

21 Oct 2016 Last updated at 16:00
Blue Badge scam website warning.
Blue Badge scam websites warning

Disabled residents on the Island are being warned to avoid websites charging high prices for filling out Blue Badge applications.

21 Oct 2016 Last updated at 11:00
The Summer Reading Challenge winners.
A whoopsy wiffling reading challenge!

The results from the annual Summer Reading Challenge are in. Over the summer holidays, the Isle of Wight Council’s Library Service set a challenge for Island children to read six books during the six week summer break.

19 Oct 2016
There are 50 walks to choose from
Get ready for the Autumn Walking Weekend

It’s time to pull on your walking boots and enjoy the Island’s rich and varied landscape at the Autumn Walking Weekend which starts on Friday 21 October.

19 Oct 2016
Council representatives meet with Marcus Jones MP
Council visits Whitehall about funding

Representatives from the Isle of Wight Council, and others, met with Local Government Minister Marcus Jones MP yesterday, to continue discussions about the council’s ongoing financial challenges.

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