A new awards scheme to celebrate and appreciate the many talented professionals working in the Island’s schools is being proposed by the Isle of Wight Council.
The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defence needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor.
The Isle of Wight Council has awarded twelve local organisations with funds to run youth services during 2017-18.
We’ll admit, ‘Floating Bridge number 6’ isn’t the most exciting of names for our new state of the art, modern floating bridge; but it is its registered name. Think you can do a better job of naming her? Now is your chance to get involved and think of something more exciting.
Isle of Wight Council leader Dave Stewart is encouraging everyone to continue business as usual in solidarity with London and not give in to acts such as the terrorist situation that took place there yesterday (Wednesday 22 March).
With local elections taking place in just over a month, voters on the Isle of Wight are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May.
The Isle of Wight Council has responded to the Department for Education’s (DfE) stage two consultation on the proposed National Funding Formula for schools from 2018-19, calling for greater local autonomy in how funds are allocated between Island schools.
In preparation for the 2021 Census, the Office for National Statistics is carrying out a census test on the Isle of Wight this year.
A new initiative has been unveiled as part of a partnership to protect vulnerable birds that spend the winter on the Solent.
Last year, 63 per cent more resident enquiries to the Isle of Wight Council were undertaken online at www.iwight.com than in the previous year; this includes many online tasks, such as paying bills and making requests for service.
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