As reported last week, the council have launched a consultation on the future of the library service.
Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 11:01am
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Learn what’s really happening at the Isle of Wight Council at OnTheWight, reported by this award-winning team behind the Isle of Wight news service. Coverage includes the council’s delegated decisions, planning applications, changes in policy and press releases.
Newport councillor backs Carisbrooke College, slams Council for lack of transparency and calls the Consultation a foregone conclusion.
Monday, 6th July, 2015 1:51pm
By Matthew Price with 4 readers' comments
Ahead of this week's council meeting, where the future of education on the Isle of Wight will be decided, the Head of Humanities at Carisbrooke College explains why he feels he and his family may have to the leave the Island they all love.
Sunday, 5th July, 2015 11:47am
By Phil Jones with 26 readers' comments
The Chairs of the Island Innovation Trust and IIT Governing Body share an open letter to all councillors in advance of next week's debate on the future of schools. They argue the councillors will not be in possession of all the facts needed to make an informed decision on closure of Carisbrooke College.
Friday, 3rd July, 2015 10:22am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
The Trust say they're disappointed the recommendation to the Council Executive to close Carisbrooke College ignores the views of the people of the Isle of Wight. Parents are fuming and planning direct action.
Thursday, 2nd July, 2015 2:57pm
By Sally Perry with 46 readers' comments
Friends of Freshwater Library urge their library goers to take part in the upcoming consultation on council plans to reduce staff to one and rely on the community to keep the library running.
Thursday, 2nd July, 2015 9:06am
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Have you spotted those pairs of black lines that have appeared across some of the roads on the Isle of Wight? You're not alone. OnTheWight's been finding out what they'll all about.
Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 7:06pm
By Simon Perry with 34 readers' comments
Officers recommend a merger of Carisbrooke and Medina Colleges on the Medina College site. Approval is also sought for a consultation on the closure to commence in the autumn with a view to closure by 2017.
Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 9:07pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
Yesterday OnTheWight straight-reported a publicly available document about a proposed Hampshire-wide Combined Authority with a questioning headline. It looks like the Leader of the Isle of Wight council didn't like that. We wonder why all of this wasn't public to start with?
Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 3:02pm
By Simon Perry with 37 readers' comments
Following a decision of the Full Council in February this year, the Isle of Wight Council will reintroduce the passenger charges for the use of the Cowes floating on Monday 20 July 2015.
Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 10:08am
By IW Council Press Office with 24 readers' comments
A recent letter to Government has been uncovered that Isle of Wight council is open to the idea of being brought into a Hampshire-wide Combined Authority. Would that be a good idea?
Monday, 29th June, 2015 7:01pm
By Simon Perry with 57 readers' comments