Latest Council News

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The Cabinet is due to give the go ahead on 15 February
Investment to safeguard and create jobs

A major step forward is to be taken next week towards the creation and safeguarding of key marine jobs in the Medina Valley – with Kingston Marine Park, East Cowes the preferred site.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Improvements are being made through the Care Close to Home scheme
Extra council tax for adult social care

Island households will be asked to contribute an extra three per cent in council tax next year to help care for vulnerable adults and the elderly.

07 Feb 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Decision notice issued by the Isle of Wight Council.
East Cowes 'umbrella' tree

Securing a future for the 'umbrella' tree in East Cowes is being encouraged in a decision notice issued by the council.

07 Feb 2018
Join up for the Great British Spring Clean
Great British Spring Clean

The Isle of Wight Council is backing the national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local community.

05 Feb 2018
An update has been provided on the floating bridge
**UPDATED** Cowes floating bridge

The Cowes floating bridge will go back into service tomorrow morning at 7am (Friday 8 February).

05 Feb 2018
The council has drafted guidance on resident parking schemes
Have your say on parking scheme guidance

A public consultation is underway on guidance to improve residents’ parking on the Island. The council is asking Islanders for their views on the draft policy to request resident parking schemes.

01 Feb 2018
Adult social care team (including Adelaide and Gouldings outreach - team award winners)
Congratulations to council colleagues

Exemplary council officers were celebrated recently, in recognition and thanks for their outstanding contributions to the Isle of Wight over the past 12 months.

01 Feb 2018
What do you think
Island joins national shopping campaign

Retailers in Newport and Ryde can join the #WDYT (What do you think?) social media campaign in February to help increase footfall to our local high streets.

31 Jan 2018
Snow update
Advice for snow and cold weather

Residents on the Isle of Wight are being advised to be prepared for heavy snow from tomorrow (Thursday).

31 Jan 2018
Household recycling centre
Springing into action across the Island

The council’s mobile household recycling centre (HRC) will be springing up in sites across the Island from Thursday 1 February.

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