Cllr John Hobart

John Hobart is the elected Isle of Wight councillor for Carisbrooke.

He is also the Cabinet member for Environment and Heritage.

Below are some article in which Cllr Hobart is mentioned.

Isle of Wight family history at the touch of your fingertips

laptop computer

It's not unusual to see people from around the world sitting in the County Record Office in Newport researching their family history, so the digitisation of the cemetery and crematorium records is a great development.

Monday, 20th August, 2018 1:05pm

By IW Council Press Office

Northwood Cemetery flying the Green Flag in recognition of volunteers and staff

Northwood Cemetery

The Green Flag Award is testament to the hard work and passion from the small Friends group and volunteers, with support from Isle of Wight Council’s public spaces team.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 7:38am

By Jon Matthews with one comment

Major environmental initiatives launched at Isle of Wight council’s Environmental Conference

env conference

The Isle of Wight Council launched two major environmental initiatives at the Environmental Conference held in Cowes on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2018 12:57pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council start search for Dinosaur Isle ‘investment partner’ (Updated)

Dinosaur Isle

On Museum Day, the council say the process for finding an investment partner will include a ‘negotiation’ approach to "help maximise all opportunities" and will include more feasibility work on using council land next to the museum.

Friday, 18th May, 2018 3:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Over 60 young Islanders presented with Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Gold award recipients Moza Ackroyd and Hannah Gale

68 young Islanders carried out various tasks over the last year which helped the Island’s community, including volunteering with charities or other local organisations, as well as undertaking expeditions, learning new skills and participating in sporting activities.

Friday, 12th January, 2018 10:29am

By IW Council Press Office

Plastic found on Isle of Wight beaches to be recycled under new scheme

plastic on beach

The Isle of Wight Council is working with volunteers and recycling company, TerraCycle, to recycle rigid plastic from Island beaches.

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 12:43pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Six year old discovers tooth from 110 million year old rare fish

Tobias fish fossil

The tooth of a Chimaera (Rabbit Fish) was found by Tobias, from Yarmouth, whilst with Brighstone Primary School on a fossil walk at Yaverland, led by Dinosaur Isle Museum.

Thursday, 24th August, 2017 2:25pm

By IW Council Press Office

Pupils ditching the books and catching the train to experience WWII life

WWII evacuation

Isle of Wight school children are this week to discover at Havenstreet steam railway what it was like to be evacuated during World War II.

Wednesday, 21st June, 2017 7:23am

By IW Council Press Office

Live: First scrutiny meeting of new Isle of Wight council – Find out what went on


This is the first Scrutiny Committee meeting of the new council. Follow our live coverage from the comfort of your sofa or office.

Tuesday, 13th June, 2017 4:50pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

New Isle of Wight council Scrutiny Committee meets (live coverage)

paul fuller

Chaired by former executive member, Cllr Paul Fuller, and including the former Leader Cllr Bacon, the new Scrutiny Committee gathers tonight to scrutinise the proposed budget for 2017/18.

Tuesday, 7th February, 2017 4:45pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Parish council agree to cover cost of school crossing patrols

School crossing sign :

Newport Parish Council were concerned that three schools in their area may have been left without school crossing patrols from September following budget cuts from the Council due to Government cuts in funding.

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 12:14pm

By Danny Faulkner

Scrutineers to probe school consultation decision next month

Magnifying glass:

Nine councillors, led by former chairman of the Scrutiny Committee have called in the decision made by the Isle of Wight council Executive earlier in the month to consult on school places.

Wednesday, 24th December, 2014 10:35am

By Sally Perry