Latest Council News

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
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.

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.

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