Latest Council News

09 Jun 2018
The Isle of Wight Council director of childrens services Steve Crocker
OBE honour for director

The Isle of Wight Council’s director of children’s services, Steve Crocker, has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours (9 June).

08 Jun 2018 Last updated at 16:00
•	Cllr John Hobart (right) receives a copy of the new pack from Graham Biss of Gift to Nature
Supporting the Island’s nature reserves

Island countryside charity Gift to Nature has published a new Trail Guide Pack, with maps and illustrations by local artist Alan Rowe.

08 Jun 2018
The Reduce Reuse Recycle scheme has seen Island good causes benefit
'Reduce Reuse Recycle' for Island causes

Four tonnes of reusable items were diverted from landfill and donated to Island organisations in 2017, the Isle of Wight Council has revealed.

06 Jun 2018 Last updated at 14:00
The report will be considered by the Cabinet on 14 June
Consultation on combined fire authority

Plans for a 12-week consultation into creating a new combined fire authority for the Island and Hampshire look set to move ahead.

06 Jun 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Cllr Lora Peacey-Wilcox and Mayor Su Yong
Chinese delegation meet at County Hall

A partnership was forged between the Isle of Wight and the city of Enshi in western China, when a delegation from the office of the mayor of Enshi visited the Island today (Wednesday).

01 Jun 2018 Last updated at 14:00
From left, Isle of Wight Council staff Kieran Tarrant and Rob Ebbs with Councillor Clare Mosdell
New defibrillator at County Hall

A new, potentially life-saving defibrillator has been installed in County Hall, Newport.

01 Jun 2018
The Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership is warning Islanders to be aware
Don’t get stung by a scam

A “don’t get stung” message has gone out to Islanders as part of National Scams Awareness Month (June).

31 May 2018 Last updated at 09:00
The council is  linking up with a national campaign to tackle an issue that affects communities across the country.
A crime not to care about fly tip

It’s a #CrimeNotToCare when it comes to getting rid of your rubbish is the message from the Isle of Wight Council and Keep Britain Tidy.

30 May 2018
One of the refurbished chapels at Northwood cemetery
Conservation award for Northwood project

The Friends of Northwood Cemetery have been announced as winners of a prestigious Isle of Wight Society Conservation Award for 2018.

29 May 2018 Last updated at 16:00
A recent environmental investment, the Isle of Wight Council’s new waste recovery site at Forest Park, Newport.
Green action at environmental conference

The Isle of Wight Council is bringing together local and national experts and enthusiasts for an interactive environmental event in Cowes.

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