Fifth successive gold medal award for Ventnor Park

Ventnor Park -

This year’s award makes it the fifth successive gold medal received for Ventnor Park. Well done to all involved in its wonderful upkeep.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 10:48am

By IW Council Press Office

Green transport encouraged for carers

green smilies

Carers working for Island Healthcare are being encouraged to use electric bikes for their journeys between the ‘Hub’ care home and the homes of people they care for.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 8:24am

By IW Council Press Office

Discover all your library has to offer during National Libraries Week

book shelves in library

National Libraries Week is aimed at showcasing the best that UK libraries of all kinds have to offer, encouraging everyone to discover that their local library is about far more than just books.

Monday, 9th October, 2017 2:24pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Council plough £100k into contact centre

call centre

£100,000 has been ploughed into the Isle of Wight council'a contact centre to reduce waiting times to speak to someone from 40 minutes to two minutes.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 3:28pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Sustainable transport cash for Isle of Wight businesses

electric bike

Three Isle of Wight businesses have received funding awards following the launch of the Active Travel Innovation Grant Fund earlier this year.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 10:30am

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council want your help shaping the future of Newport Harbour

Newport Harbour drawings

The council say that as well as creating a destination for the Isle of Wight's County Town, the redevelopment will generate the income required to keep the harbour operating for all those who use it.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 8:00am

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Recycle your toiletry items plea from Isle of Wight council

recycling bins

Isle of Wight Council is teaming up with Recycle Now to encourage recycling of items such as deodorants.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 11:15am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Housing Benefit payments blunder: Watch out for new payment date

Monopoly houses and coins by Images of Money:

Isle of Wight council is asking landlords to be considerate after an error has meant housing benefit payments will be made a day late this month.

Friday, 22nd September, 2017 3:56pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

‘Spare’ school bus seats: Applications now open

vectis blue school bus

Parents can apply for paid 'spare' seats on the school bus. Making an application does not guarantee a seat.

Friday, 22nd September, 2017 11:06am

By IW Council Press Office

Some towns get *free* parking for Isle of Wight Day

Parking ticket machine:

*Some* Isle of Wight council car parks will be free this Saturday for Isle of Wight Day. OnTheWight has the details of which ones.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017 5:51pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Cllr Clare Mosdell appointed ‘Mental Health Champion’

Clare Mosdell

Cllr Clare Mosdell was appointed to the role last night and will help implement the Island’s mental health challenge. She'll be seeking input from local organisations and people living with the issue so they can help influence the initiative.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017 9:30am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council condemns Ryde Arena management, AEW Europe

Ryde Arena - a nice ice rink

At last night's meeting the council strongly condemned actions which have led to the ‘mothballing’ of the ice skating and community facility on Ryde seafront.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017 6:58am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments