Latest Council News

17 Aug 2017 Last updated at 15:00
Provisional results have been reported by the Island’s sixth forms
Provisional post-16 results

Provisional A-level results for the Isle of Wight show that Island students continue to outperform national averages in Technical subjects while A-level students show a slight improvement in high grade passes.

17 Aug 2017
Southern Water are currently working to fix a leak at Gurnard.
Public information notice

Southern Water is currently working to fix a leak on a rising main at the Woodvale Wastewater Pumping Station near to Gurnard beach.

17 Aug 2017
Plans to position the Island as a digital pathfinder have moved a step closer
Council enlists government support

The Isle of Wight Council’s plans to hold a major conference to promote the Island’s digital economy and to position the Island as a digital pathfinder have moved a step closer.

16 Aug 2017
Trading Standards are warning local residents about a telephone based council tax scam
Council tax scam warning

The Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards Service is warning residents about a telephone based council tax scam, which has been reported locally.

15 Aug 2017 Last updated at 12:00
HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier will sail into her Portsmouth home for the first time on early Wednesday morning, 16 August 2017.

15 Aug 2017
The council is reminding residents to recycle all plastic bottles they use from every room in the house
Plastic fantastic

The Isle of Wight Council, in partnership with Amey, is calling on residents to recycle more plastic, especially bottles.

11 Aug 2017
Island Plan review begun
Council begins Island Plan review

The council’s new administration made a commitment to review the ‘Island Plan’ as part of their manifesto; today (11 August), this process has begun.

10 Aug 2017
Ryde harbour boat fire update
Ryde Harbour boat fire update

Following the boat fire in Ryde Harbour yesterday (9 August 2017), the Isle of Wight Council is continuing to work with partners and the boat owner to recover the boat from the harbour as quickly and safely as possible.

09 Aug 2017
Local council tax support scheme consultation now live
Local council tax support consultation

The Isle of Wight Council is asking people to share their views on the future of the Local Council Tax Support scheme, with a consultation launched today (9 August 2017).

03 Aug 2017
Alum Bay Cliffs within the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
New chair for AONB Partnership

The Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership has appointed a new chairman, Jonathan Bacon, to champion the Island’s protected landscape. 

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