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.

Changes to Isle of Wight Cabinet confirmed ahead of next meeting

Dave Stewart

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

Kerbside waste collections continue, but please recycle say Isle of Wight council

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Waste collection crews continue to work on the frontline of this health crisis, potentially putting their own safety at risk to provide this essential and much-valued council service

Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 10:44am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight sees improvement in recycling rates: Islanders thanked

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With the national recycling average at 45.1%, the Island is at least ten percentage points ahead, taking it closer to England's top ten list

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 10:00am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

West Wight Schools: Funding for Freshwater site not yet secured, but decision on closure imminent

The Isle of Wight council cabinet say the All Saints' school site would be subject to a multi-million-pound investment, but it has not been secured yet

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 3:09pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Opposing Government over housing targets a ‘waste of time’, says Cabinet member

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Even though several Isle of Wight Conservative councillors said they would oppose the housing targets set by Government, Cllr Brodie reports that Barry Abraham said it would be a 'waste of time'.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 10:23am

By Geoff Brodie with one comment

Cross-party call for Isle of Wight council to declare a Climate Emergency and reduce carbon emissions

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A motion led by Green councillor, Michael Lilley - to be seconded by Conservative councillor - is calling on the Isle of Wight council to commit to urgent action to reduce carbon emissions on the Island.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 9:49am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Grass verges could only be cut twice a year in money saving plans

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The councillors involved with the proposal say reducing the number of times grass verges are cut each year - from seven to two - could save money and boost the Island’s ecosystem.

Monday, 4th February, 2019 5:14pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments