Latest Council News

09 Apr 2018
The survey is asking for your thoughts on local crime priorities
Have your say in community safety survey

Island residents are being asked to complete a short survey about their thoughts on local crime priorities for the Island.

06 Apr 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Students attending the Employable Me event
Young people enjoy 'Employable Me' day

The 'Employable Me' careers event at Cowes Enterprise College on 28 March was a day of discovery and learning for more than 200 Year 10 students from all eight mainstream secondary schools on the Island.

06 Apr 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Offences at Subway, Ryde, included poor cleanliness and a lack of staff supervision and training.
Key reminder for food businesses

Food establishments failing to meet hygiene standards risk prosecution, the Isle of Wight Council has warned.

05 Apr 2018 Last updated at 15:00
Appley will remain the home for beach soccer on the Island.
Beach soccer licence at Appley

A five-year licence – the first of its kind – has been granted for beach soccer to remain at Appley, Ryde.

04 Apr 2018 Last updated at 12:00
Ofsted said pupils took pride in their work and in their well-kept school and made consistently good progress in most subjects.
Ofsted praise for Island Learning Centre

The headteacher of the Island Learning Centre has praised its staff after the school was graded ‘good’ by Ofsted.

04 Apr 2018
Public Footpath R55 has been upgraded
Public path improvement

The latest public footpath to benefit from improvements is now in use.

03 Apr 2018
Cabinet Councillor John Hobart with Paul Mocroft of The Bay Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Electric bikes surge ahead

A new electric bike hire service has launched from an Island business, thanks to funding from the council.

29 Mar 2018 Last updated at 13:00
The public drop-in session on 5 April takes place at the current centre between 4pm and 6.30pm.
East Cowes Family Centre to be extended

East Cowes Family Centre is to be extended, boosting jobs and support for people in the area.

28 Mar 2018 Last updated at 12:00
The hammerhead crane in 2016
Cowes regeneration plan approved

The regeneration programme on the Isle of Wight was given a major boost this week when the council’s planning committee approved a programme to create and protect 500 jobs in new industrial units, offices, shops and restaurants at Medina Yard in Cowes.

28 Mar 2018
The Waitrose Great British Spring Clean at East Cowes
Litter heroes clean up the Island

The Isle of Wight Council and a host of volunteers have backed a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities this spring.

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