Latest Council News

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.

29 May 2018 Last updated at 15:00
MP Bob Seely, pictured centre, recently visited the staff to learn more about the Local Area Co-ordination programme.
Local area co-ordinators praised by MP

The Isle of Wight Council's Local Area Co-ordination Team has won praise from the Island's MP for their work in helping people in the community.

24 May 2018 Last updated at 13:00
The service will be suspended for a few hours over approximately ten days a month at different times.
Revised timetable for floating bridge

A revised timetable for Cowes floating bridge – aimed at resolving issues around its chain depth at certain tides – is to be introduced.

24 May 2018
The 2018 annual recycling and waste services booklet will be arriving on your doorstep soon
New recycling/waste booklet out

The 2018 annual recycling and waste services booklet will begin to arrive on people’s doorsteps from 29 May onwards.

22 May 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Beach huts at Appley
Changes for beach hut terms and rents

Beach hut owners on council land are facing price rises of hundreds of pounds in their annual rents – but attractive new lease benefits are on offer to lessen the impact.

18 May 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Dinosaur Isle Museum, Sandown
Investment moves for Dinosaur Isle

The formal search is set to get underway to find a long-term investment partner to secure and extend Dinosaur Isle at Sandown.

18 May 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Cowes Week Ltd will be responsible for co-ordinating shoreside activities, including the famous fireworks display.
Cowes Week shoreside arrangements agreed

Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is to take on responsibility for the Parade Village at the Lendy-sponsored regatta from August.

18 May 2018 Last updated at 10:00
The council has been working with Southern Water to help improve water quality at Shanklin.
Shanklin water works going swimmingly

To mark the start of this year’s bathing season, Southern Water, in partnership with the council, are updating Islanders on its £31.5m Bathing Water Enhancement Programme.

17 May 2018 Last updated at 07:00
Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox has been re-elected as chairman of the Isle of Wight Council.
Council chairman re-elected

Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox has been re-elected as chairman of the Isle of Wight Council.

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