Latest Council News

13 Sep 2017
Gurnard Neighbourhood Development Plan
New neighbourhood plan for Gurnard

The Gurnard Neighbourhood Plan has been ‘made’, following overwhelming support at a local referendum on 7 September - with 88.43 per cent (390 people) voting in favour of the plan.

13 Sep 2017
Recycling the unrecyclable
Turning the plastic tide

The Isle of Wight Council is working with volunteers and recycling company, TerraCycle, to recycle rigid plastic from Island beaches.

11 Sep 2017
From biscuit tins to aerosol cans, we make contact with metal packaging every day.
Metal magic

It’s estimated that the UK uses more than half a million tonnes of metal packaging in a year.* From biscuit tins to aerosol cans, we make contact with metal packaging every day of our lives.

08 Sep 2017
All change for parking machines after 1 October
All change for parking machines

The Isle of Wight Council parking team is geared up to say goodbye to the old style £1 coins.

05 Sep 2017
The event is designed to advice residents about the help and support available.
Health matters at social care event

Social care services provided locally on the Island will be the focus of an event being held by Isle of Wight Council’s Adult Social Services.

05 Sep 2017
Disabled residents on the Island are being warned to avoid websites charging for blue badge applications
Blue badge scam warning

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

04 Sep 2017 Last updated at 16:00
Secondary education has been secured for Sandown
Secondary education secured at Sandown

Over the summer months, the council’s Conservative administration working with the new Island MP, Bob Seely has succeeded in securing a commitment which ensures secondary education at Sandown will continue.

04 Sep 2017
The PLUTO Pavilion just before renovation work started
Royal visit for Isle of Wight

The Countess of Wessex is to carry out a number of engagements on the Isle of Wight, when she visits on 13 September.

01 Sep 2017
Heritage Open Days 2017 is taking place on the Island
Celebrating Heritage Open Days 2017

The Museum of Island History at Newport Guildhall and Newport Roman Villa are among more than 5,000 properties across the country to be opening free of charge on set days in September - as part of Heritage Open Days 2017.

31 Aug 2017
Floating bridge to be taken out of service
Floating bridge coming out of service

The leader of the Isle of Wight Council has today (Thursday 31 August) announced that as of Monday (4 September) Cowes floating bridge will be removed from service until such time as it can be demonstrated that the bridge, and the service it provides, can operate properly in accordance with the council’s specified requirements.

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