Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

28 Mar 2023
The switch over from our older website will mean some disruption to online services
Website disruption and downtime

The council’s corporate website will soon look very different as the beta website that’s been operating in parallel for the past year becomes the main site.  

27 Mar 2023 Last updated at 16:00
New web page
Specialist jobs web page launched

A dedicated jobs page for adult social work recruitment opportunities has been launched by the Isle of Wight Council.

27 Mar 2023
The Family Information Hub will grow as new organisations sign up
New Family Information Hub

If you’re a parent or carer on the Isle of Wight, our new Family Information Hub website will help to keep you up to date with information, support and advice available in your area.

24 Mar 2023
Branstone Business Park sign
Businesses move in to Branstone Farm

Island businesses have begun their move into new premises on the Branstone Farm integrated regeneration development site.

24 Mar 2023
Trading Standards have put together some guidance to help residents find a trader that won't let them down
Staying safe from rogue traders

In the wake of the jailing yesterday (Thursday) of fraudster Simon Regan, the Isle of Wight Council's Trading Standards team have issued some helpful advice on spotting and avoiding rogue traders.

23 Mar 2023
The case represented one of the biggest Trading Standards prosecutions ever brought by the council
Rogue trader jailed for three years

A rogue trader who left a trail of devastation and broken promises has finally been brought to justice after a long and complex investigation by the Isle of Wight Council.

22 Mar 2023
Staff volunteered their time to build the new allotment patch
Allotment patch created at new school

Youngsters at a West Wight primary school celebrated the opening of their new allotment patch.

21 Mar 2023
1Leisure Medina small pool
Swimming lesson boost for youngsters

More Island youngsters have been given the opportunity to take the plunge and learn to swim with the Isle of Wight Council's 1Leisure service.

21 Mar 2023
The multi-use bridge at the IW Donkey Sanctuary
Footpaths repaired and improved

Bridges have been repaired, footpaths surfaced and stairs replaced as part of a £38,500 grant funded scheme to improve Isle of Wight public footpaths and bridleways.

17 Mar 2023
A multi-million pound funding boost has been secured by the Isle of Wight Council
Deal to support special needs provision

A multi-million pound funding boost has been secured by the Isle of Wight Council to help support Island children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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