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.

MP to question Isle of Wight Council after meeting with Undercliff Drive residents

Undercliff residents and businesses meet Andrew Turner - 29 July 2014

Residents, still homeless after five months, are desperate for either the council or Island Roads to actually become accountable, the MP heard yesterday.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 4:03pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Deadline for public comments on Atherfield Bay redevelopment looms

Atherfield Bay

Many residents feel the revised application does not address the concerns raised by them or the planning committee when the previous application was refused.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 12:10pm

By Sally Perry

New street trading policy starts this week

Street trader:

A new street trading policy that gives the council more powers to regulate comes into force from Friday 1 August.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 10:37am

By IW Council Press Office

Partnership between Council and Chamber of Commerce sees new economic board

Board table and chairs

A new economic development board is to be created for the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 10:23am

By IW Council Press Office

11 organisations receive council funding for youth services

11 organisations receive council funding for youth services

The Isle of Wight Council has awarded funding to 11 organisations who will deliver youth provision across the Island.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 9:43am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Pupils with 100 per cent attendance to receive certificates

Richard Priest

The Executive councillor for children's services has had a busy time personally signing nearly 1000 certificates for school pupils.

Tuesday, 29th July, 2014 10:19am

By IW Council Press Office with 10 readers' comments

Fort Victoria Country Park receives Green Flag

Green Flag Awards logo

Fort Victoria Country Park in Yarmouth has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag for the first time.

Monday, 28th July, 2014 2:47pm

By IW Council Press Office

Service of reflection to be led by Chairman of the council

Newport Minster

A service to reflect on the life on the Island during the war takes place at Newport Minster from 11am on Sunday 3 August.

Monday, 28th July, 2014 2:35pm

By IW Council Press Office

‘Lights Out’ to commemorate the start of the First World War

Lights Out

The Isle of Wight Council will take part in a national event on 4 August as part of commemorations to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Monday, 28th July, 2014 11:32am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

‘Council had no real choice’ but to give away Cowes Enterprise says Richard Priest

‘Council had no real choice’ but to give away Cowes Enterprise says Richard Priest

The latest salvo in the disagreement about the Isle of Wight council Executive giving away the freehold of the £32m Cowes Enterprise College to Ormiston Academies Trust.

Saturday, 26th July, 2014 10:55am

By Sally Perry with 63 readers' comments

Executive asked by Scrutiny Committee to re-examine changes to parking charges

Parking Meters by beach

Whether the Executive will change their minds over the proposed changes to parking charges won't be known until 5th August.

Friday, 25th July, 2014 8:16pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight car parkers overpaid £186,706.35 between 2011-13

Mr Moneybags:

We were pretty shocked at the amount of money that Islanders and visitors are unnecessarily putting in to the pockets of the council.

Thursday, 24th July, 2014 8:32pm

By Simon Perry with one comment