Steve Hastings

Cllr Steve Hastings is the Conservative Isle of Wight councillor for Central Wight.

He was elected in the January 2018 by-election following the resignation of Bob Seely, who became Isle of Wight MP in June 2017.

Steve Hastings resigned from his Baffins (Portsmouth) seat in December 2017, where he served as a Conservative councillor. He had been a member of the Conservative Party for 30 years, then defected to UKIP in May 2014. He then switched back to the Conservatives in May 2015.

He also ran unsuccessfully as a Conservative candidate for Newport Central ward in May 2017.

Brand spanking new loos now open in Newport, at 40p a go

PO Lane Loos

The new loos in Post Office Lane, Newport will cost you 40p to use, but they are a massive improvement on what was there before and should last 40-50 years

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 3:47pm

By Lucy Molyneux with 8 readers' comments

New council strategy could crack down on use of jet-skis near Isle of Wight beaches

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Cllr Brading said there were many reports of water-powered crafts constantly getting too close to swimmers last summer

Tuesday, 26th January, 2021 6:15pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Plan to give Isle of Wight residents a stronger voice through a Citizens’ Assembly voted down by councillors

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It was suggested the councillors missed the point of the motion, and some were accused of making personal attacks on Cllr Lilley. Comprehensive report within

Thursday, 21st January, 2021 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Rubbish collection continues while major roads closed for over two months

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The road from Wroxall to Whiteley Bank will be closed for over two months as major gas works take place

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 10:57am

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council want to hear how you think recycling efforts could be improved

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Residents are invited to share suggestions of how future improvements could be made to help the Isle of Wight recycle more and reduce less waste

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 6:32am

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Consultation respondents overwhelmingly in favour of proposed new Public Space Protection Orders

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Over a thousand people gave their views on the new Public Space Protection Orders. Details within

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 10:47am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Changes to Isle of Wight Cabinet confirmed ahead of next meeting

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Dave Stewart says "Our priority continues to deliver on the authority's bold vision for the Island to be an inspiring place in which to grow up, live, work and visit"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 4:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight residents thanks for recycling efforts – council aim to be the best in the country

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However, a quarter of the material found in general waste was food that could be composted and generate electricity

Thursday, 6th August, 2020 10:45am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Changes to Isle of Wight council cabinet announced

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Changes have been announced by Isle of Wight council leader, as one cabinet member steps down and another takes on a different role

Tuesday, 4th August, 2020 2:22pm

By Dave Stewart with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council shortlisted for two household recycling awards

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The shortlist for two awards is testament to the hard work of officers, Amey and residents and visitors, says the Strategic Manager for Waste and Environment

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 4:24pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Resident turns up at Isle of Wight tip with single coat hanger and broken charger (update 2)

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The council say this is not an isolated incident and residents are reminded to make essential journeys only to dispose of items that are "too dangerous to be stored at home"

Thursday, 14th May, 2020 1:15pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

New booking system in place for reopening of Isle of Wight rubbish tips

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As well as needing to book a slot in advance to visit the two Isle of Wight rubbish tips, there are restrictions on what you can dispose of during this lockdown period

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 12:44pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment