Isle of Wight Council

Latest Council News

02 Dec 2022
The initiatives will expand on what was offered in the previous funding rounds
Support for Island residents this winter

The Island's more vulnerable residents will not be left out in the cold this winter, thanks to a range of measures to help people with the costs of food, utilities and other essentials.

01 Dec 2022
A World Aids Day event is taking place at Quay Arts, Newport, later today (Thursday).
World Aids Day: Quay Arts event

A World Aids Day event is taking place at Quay Arts, Newport, later today (Thursday).

01 Dec 2022
L-R: Jevon, Justine, Nick, Mark, Carl, Steve and Ian.
Support local businesses this Christmas

Isle of Wight council are encouraging Islanders to show their support for their favourite local businesses this Christmas - by purchasing a Wight Gift Card.

01 Dec 2022
A consultation has started on admissions arrangements to four Island primary schools
Consultation on school admissions starts

A consultation to establish admission arrangements for Isle of Wight community and voluntary controlled schools is underway.

30 Nov 2022
Councillor Ian Dore
Binstead community drop-in session

The Isle of Wight Council, in its role as lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), is holding a community drop-in session at Binstead Community Centre on Monday 5 December, from 3pm until 7pm.

30 Nov 2022
Binnel Bay
Partnership leads to reopening of paths

The beautiful coastline at St Lawrence can once again be enjoyed by walkers following the reopening of public footpaths V99 and the path providing access to Binnel Bay.

29 Nov 2022
Chillerton and Rookley Primary School
Support for Chillerton school parents

The Isle of Wight Council has pledged to do all that it can to support parents of pupils at Chillerton and Rookley Primary School to find alternative education for their children.

29 Nov 2022
Free parking for Small Business Saturday
Free parking for Small Business Saturday

Isle of Wight Council is offering free off-street parking in all its long-stay car parks to support Small Business Saturday – which aims to promote the important role small businesses play in our towns and the island economy.

24 Nov 2022
Neil Youngs, the council's drainage and flood risk management officer, Matt Legge, Binstead landowner, and Councillor Ian Dore
Positive engagement with landowner

Binstead resident and landowner Matt Legge has recently engaged in some heavy-duty land maintenance to help prevent future flooding.

24 Nov 2022
A wide variety of free Christmas activities are available
Free food and activity schemes

Enriching experiences and a nutritious lunch are available throughout the Christmas holidays for the children and young people of families receiving income-related free school meals.

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