Latest Council News

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.

25 Jan 2018
A welcome funding boost
Funding boost for maths development

Primary schools on the Isle of Wight are to benefit from a funding boost after the council secured just over £150,000 from the government’s Strategic School Improvement Fund.

24 Jan 2018 Last updated at 17:00
Members of the Isle of Wight Council Cabinet who received a flu vaccination from Mandy Steward, Occupational Health Nurse with the IOW NHS Trust
Flu hits the UK, are you protected?

As winter flu hits the UK, are you protected?

24 Jan 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Public Health consultation
Do pharmacy services meet your needs?

Islanders are being asked by the council about pharmacy services in their area.

24 Jan 2018
Householders are being asked about their shopping habits
Island shopping survey to start

Thousands of Island households will be contacted from this week and asked about their shopping habits, to help the council plan for high street and retail development.

24 Jan 2018
Your local library in one app has arrived
Your local library in one app is here

The most mobile library of all has arrived on the Island. BorrowBox is a user-friendly app that enables public library customers to download and borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks via digital loans.

24 Jan 2018
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone is in place in England
Avian flu measures in place for keepers

The council is reminding local bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures following the introduction of an avian influenza prevention zone in England.

23 Jan 2018 Last updated at 15:00
The council is seeking views on a project to improve traffic congestion
Have your say on Newport traffic plans

Views on the first phase of a £9 million project to improve traffic congestion in Newport are being sought by the Island’s council.

23 Jan 2018
Sandown station
Support for Island rail system

A vision for modern rail services and possible line extensions across the Island has been given unanimous support by councillors.

23 Jan 2018
The early bird garden waste price deal ends on 28 January
Early bird garden waste deadline

Have you joined the garden waste gang yet? Residents are being reminded to sign up for the council’s garden waste collection service by 28 January, and get the early bird price of £52 for the year.

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