A new family will be moving to Ryde this summer as part of an arts project organised by Ryde Library.
Isle of Wight Council
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.
The Isle of Wight is on course to lose its County status with more public services delivered by private companies or run by a mainland council, Labour prospective parliamentary candidate Stewart Blackmore has warned.
Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015 7:55am
By Ed Gouge with 10 readers' comments
IWC trading standards service has been made aware of phone calls being received by households claiming to be from the council about mistakes with their council tax band.
Monday, 2nd March, 2015 11:53am
By IW Council Press Office with one comment
In the true spirit of Localism, the Ventnor Town Council have agreed to take on the running of four car parks, opening up opportunities for great community uses such as car boot sales, markets and open-air cinema.
Friday, 27th February, 2015 11:59am
By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments
As well as moving to the outskirts of Newport, the V-Dub Festival, which has been gaining support since 2011, plans to move to the beginning of the school summer holidays.
Friday, 27th February, 2015 9:22am
By Sally Perry with one comment
The Isle of Wight Council last night (Wednesday) agreed to focus its resources in four key priority areas for the year ahead, at its annual council tax and budget-setting meeting.
Thursday, 26th February, 2015 9:58am
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
Despite the Labour amendment to scrap the proposal to charge pedestrians on the Cowes floating bridge, members (including councillors for East Cowes and Osborne & Whippingham) voted through the new charging proposal at last night's full council meeting.
Thursday, 26th February, 2015 9:33am
By Sally Perry with 79 readers' comments
Follow the discussions and debate at the full council budget-setting meeting from the comfort of your home of office.
Wednesday, 25th February, 2015 4:50pm
By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight Council wants to hear from young people aged 11 to 18 about A-levels.
Wednesday, 25th February, 2015 3:04pm
By IW Council Press Office with 12 readers' comments
Have you got an opinion on how Island Roads have been doing? Well, this quick survey is your very rare chance for you to have your say. Don't miss out.
Wednesday, 25th February, 2015 1:31pm
By Simon Perry with 10 readers' comments