On Sunday 26 October, the clocks go back one hour and the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is asking all homeowners to remember to take just a few minutes to check your smoke alarms while changing their clocks.
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 deadline for parents and guardians to submit an on-time application for children starting secondary school in September 2015 is fast approaching.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 10:45am
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Protesters sought to spread the news that introducing foot passenger fares on the floating bridge might actually lose the council money - rather than bring additional income - if pensioners chose to take the bus round instead. They say each journey would cost the council £13.16.
Monday, 20th October, 2014 10:12am
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
During the last administration at Isle of Wight council officers instigated moves to try and take the Riverside Centre away from its current use. Today it's been transferred back to the Trust.
Friday, 17th October, 2014 3:50pm
By IW Council Press Office with 11 readers' comments
Following a recent licence review due to complaints about ongoing noise problems, changes are going to be made and live music will return to the Crab & Lobster Tap in Ventnor.
Friday, 17th October, 2014 3:33pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The vote was incredibly close with Independent councillor, Julia Baker Smith, winning by just one vote.
Friday, 17th October, 2014 11:49am
By Sally Perry with 85 readers' comments
Islanders are urged to join others on the march on Saturday from Cowes to East Cowes in protest of the proposal to introduce foot passenger fares on the Floating Bridge.
Thursday, 16th October, 2014 4:36pm
By Marcie Hansen with 10 readers' comments
Although the majority of councillors voted in favour of all council staff being paid at least a Living Wage, six chose to abstain from the vote. Find out whether it was yours.
Thursday, 16th October, 2014 3:57pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments
Areas in two towns on the Isle of Wight, where police can confiscate alcohol from people if they are causing anti social behaviour, are now in force.
Thursday, 16th October, 2014 11:17am
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments