Latest Council News

15 May 2018
John Mclaughlin, Julie Jones-Evans, and Wayne Whittle with the report
Newport is taking shape

A place plan for Newport was commissioned by Newport Parish Council, Newport Business Association and the Isle of Wight Council; and after a big local consultation exercise over winter 2017-18 the first results have come out.

14 May 2018 Last updated at 17:00
Foster carers can come from all backgrounds and bring a wide range of life and care experiences.
Isle of Wight foster carers wanted

Foster carers who can offer safe and secure homes for vulnerable children are wanted on the Isle of Wight.

10 May 2018 Last updated at 18:00
The properties will bring extra money for council services
New properties give income boost

An extra £700,000 a year is set to be generated for Island residents following the first two investments for the Isle of Wight Council’s new property portfolio.

09 May 2018 Last updated at 22:00
The main access road connecting the Barratt Homes Pan development to St George’s Way, Newport, has opened.
Key Newport road open

The main access road connecting the Barratt Homes Pan development to St George’s Way, Newport, has opened.

08 May 2018
The Sustainable Transport Innovation Grant is now open.
Sustainable transport grant open

Island groups are being invited to bid for grants of up to £10,000 for projects to boost ‘sustainable transport’.

03 May 2018
The Brown-tail moth caterpillars become active in the Spring
Brown-tail Moth caterpillars

Sightings of Brown-tail Moth caterpillars at Ventnor have been reported to the council.

02 May 2018 Last updated at 11:00
The consultation ends on 9 July
Have your say on review of council wards

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking Island residents to help draw up a new pattern of council wards for the Isle of Wight Council.

01 May 2018 Last updated at 16:00
Volunteers can decide how much time they wish to commit but they must enjoy working with young people and have good communication skills.
Volunteer to help young people

Would you like to help young people on the Isle of Wight?

30 Apr 2018
The mobile centre is to be withdrawn
Mobile recycling service to cease

Due to a lack of use the mobile recycling unit is to be withdrawn from service from 1 May 2018.

27 Apr 2018 Last updated at 14:00
Director of regeneration, Chris Ashman, pictured, centre, with the award at the congress in Mallorca.
Council wins global award

The Isle of Wight Council has won a global award for a digital project on regeneration.

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