Latest Council News

16 Aug 2017
Trading Standards are warning local residents about a telephone based council tax scam
Council tax scam warning

The Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards Service are warning residents about a telephone based council tax scam, which has been reported locally.

15 Aug 2017 Last updated at 12:00
HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier will sail into her Portsmouth home for the first time on early Wednesday morning, 16 August 2017.

15 Aug 2017
The council is reminding residents to recycle all plastic bottles they use from every room in the house
Plastic fantastic

The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is calling on residents to recycle more plastic, especially bottles.

11 Aug 2017
Island Plan review begun
Council begins Island Plan review

The council’s new administration made a commitment to review the ‘Island Plan’ as part of their manifesto; today (11 August), this process has begun.

10 Aug 2017
Ryde harbour boat fire update
Ryde Harbour boat fire update

Following the boat fire in Ryde Harbour yesterday (9 August 2017), the Isle of Wight Council is continuing to work with partners and the boat owner to recover the boat from the harbour as quickly and safely as possible.

09 Aug 2017
Local council tax support scheme consultation now live
Local council tax support consultation

The Isle of Wight Council is asking people to share their views on the future of the Local Council Tax Support scheme, with a consultation launched today (9 August 2017).

03 Aug 2017
Alum Bay Cliffs within the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
New chair for AONB Partnership

The Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership has appointed a new chairman, Jonathan Bacon, to champion the Island’s protected landscape. 

27 Jul 2017 Last updated at 12:00
Floating bridge Cowes Week timetable
Cowes Week floating bridge service

During Lendy Cowes Week 2017, the Cowes floating bridge will offer an extended service during the early hours of the morning, throughout the week.

26 Jul 2017 Last updated at 11:00
The independent task force was set up in 2016
Transport task force presents report

The Isle of Wight’s Transport Infrastructure Task Force has today (Wednesday 26 July) formally presented its report and recommendations to the Isle of Wight Council.

24 Jul 2017 Last updated at 10:00
The independent task force was set up in July 2016
Transport task force to present report

The Isle of Wight’s Transport Infrastructure Task Force is to formally present its report and recommendations to the Isle of Wight Council this week.

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