Latest Council News

27 Jul 2016 Last updated at 15:00
Promoting sustainable travel
Funding boost for sustainable transport

The council has started to deliver a £450,000 sustainable transport programme funded by the Department for Transport during the current financial year.

27 Jul 2016
St Georges Way highway improvements to start
St George's Way highways improvements

Work to facilitate development at St George’s Way, Newport is due to begin next month. Island Roads will be delivering the highways improvements, which ultimately will facilitate future development of the adjoining land.

22 Jul 2016 Last updated at 14:00
Island Learning Centre competition runners up with their culinary creations.
Cooking up a storm at learning centre

Almost a year to the day after their building in Lake was devastated by fire, two students at the Island Learning Centre are celebrating after finding out they have been selected as runners up in the annual Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills competition.

21 Jul 2016 Last updated at 16:00
Consultation launched on Solent Combined Authority plans.
Solent Combined Authority consultation

The public are being asked for their views on plans to create a Solent Combined Authority, as part of a consultation launched on Friday 22 July.

21 Jul 2016 Last updated at 10:00
Your annual canvass form is being sent out this week.
Look out for your annual canvass form

All Island households are being reminded to complete and return their annual Register of Electors canvass form, which are being sent out this week.

19 Jul 2016 Last updated at 14:00
The task force will be led by Christopher Garnett
New infrastructure transport task force

An infrastructure transport task force for the Isle of Wight is to be launched this week, to focus on a wide range of connectivity, integration, regeneration and funding issues vital to the Island’s future.

18 Jul 2016 Last updated at 10:00
Government benefit cap to be introduced this autumn.
New autumn benefit cap support

Households in receipt of combined benefits of more that £20,000 per year (for a couple or lone parent), or £13,400 per year (for a single claimant) are being reminded of the introduction of a new benefit cap this autumn.

15 Jul 2016 Last updated at 13:00
Annual Short Breaks fun day at Medina Leisure Centre playing fields
Families invited to Short Breaks fun day

Children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs are invited to a Short Breaks family fun and information day at Medina Leisure Centre playing fields on Friday 22 July between 10am and 4pm.

13 Jul 2016 Last updated at 13:00
Shanklin cliff lift open following first phase of refurbishment
Summer start for cliff lift

The council has completed the first phase of works on the Shanklin Cliff Lift and the good news is that one of the two lifts will be open for use from 9am on Thursday 14 July 2016, in time for the busy summer period.

13 Jul 2016 Last updated at 11:30
Wight BID approved
Wight BID approved

The votes for the Isle of Wight Business Improvement District have been announced.

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