Latest Council News

29 Jan 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Consultation closes 31 January 2018
Future support for learning disabilities

Have you commented on future support for learning disabilities?

Islanders have a few days left until the end of January to have their say on a new learning disability strategy being developed by the council and its partners.

26 Jan 2018
Bookings are now being taken under the Short Breaks scheme
Book your 2018 Short Breaks holiday now

Parents and carers of youngsters with disabilities can make use of the council’s fully accessible holiday accommodation at a subsidised rate this year.

25 Jan 2018
Councillor Dave Stewart with Treasury Minister Liz Truss and Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely
Island economy discussed with government

Council leader Dave Stewart and MP Bob Seely met with Treasury Minister Liz Truss this week to discuss the Island’s economy.

25 Jan 2018
A welcome funding boost
Funding boost for maths development

Primary schools on the Isle of Wight are to benefit from a funding boost after the council secured just over £150,000 from the government’s Strategic School Improvement Fund.

24 Jan 2018 Last updated at 17:00
Members of the Isle of Wight Council Cabinet who received a flu vaccination from Mandy Steward, Occupational Health Nurse with the IOW NHS Trust
Flu hits the UK, are you protected?

As winter flu hits the UK, are you protected?

24 Jan 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Public Health consultation
Do pharmacy services meet your needs?

Islanders are being asked by the council about pharmacy services in their area.

24 Jan 2018
Householders are being asked about their shopping habits
Island shopping survey to start

Thousands of Island households will be contacted from this week and asked about their shopping habits, to help the council plan for high street and retail development.

24 Jan 2018
Your local library in one app has arrived
Your local library in one app is here

The most mobile library of all has arrived on the Island. BorrowBox is a user-friendly app that enables public library customers to download and borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks via digital loans.

24 Jan 2018
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone is in place in England
Avian flu measures in place for keepers

The council is reminding local bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures following the introduction of an avian influenza prevention zone in England.

23 Jan 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The council is seeking views on a project to improve traffic congestion
Have your say on Newport traffic plans

Views on the first phase of a £9 million project to improve traffic congestion in Newport are being sought by the Island’s council.

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