Update on council’s new recycling and waste treatment park

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The Forest Road site is an important part of the council’s aim to divert 90 percent of waste away from landfill and recycle 55 percent of household waste by 2020.

Thursday, 15th February, 2018 4:04pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Here’s how Isle of Wight school holiday dates could change from 2019

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Of the 1,800 respondents to the consultation, 59 per cent said they'd prefer to take a week off the summer school holidays and place it elsewhere.

Monday, 12th February, 2018 2:56pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Council say ‘no objection’ to removal of Umbrella Tree

umbrella tree

The Isle of Wight council say that although they have no objection to the request to remove the tree, options are being considered and investigated further with Island Roads that may prevent the immediate removal of the tree.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 5:33pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Adult social care faces £3.8m of savings (cuts) despite council tax rise

Clare Mosdell

Cllr Mosdell explains there will be £3.8m of savings (cuts) made in Adult Social Care, despite asking residents to pay an extra 3% of council tax to help care for vulnerable adults and the elderly.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 4:46pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Kingston Marine Park: Funding due to be agreed

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The council say that infrastructure funding will help attract private sector investment – and estimates it could "eventually create around 550 long-term jobs and 20 during the construction phases".

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 4:28pm

By IW Council Press Office

Here’s where the Isle of Wight council intend to spend an extra £10m next year

Scrabble money :

The Isle of Wight council set out where they intend to spend an extra £10m in the 2018-19 budget. OnTheWight has the details.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 4:16pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

5.99% council tax rise among Isle of Wight council budget proposal

Money and magnifying glass

Savings (cuts) of £7.5m are proposed for the 2018-19 Isle of Wight council budget. OnTheWight has the details.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 3:57pm

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Look out for mobile recycling centre as it tours the Isle of Wight

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The mobile recycling unit accepts some items that would normally have to be taken to the dump.

Friday, 2nd February, 2018 8:31am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Exemplary council officers recognised for outstanding contributions

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The CEO of the Isle of Wight council said the awards evening was an opportunity to "remind ourselves about how well our team has done, to inspire one another to do greater things and take the next steps on our road together".

Thursday, 1st February, 2018 3:57pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Newport and Ryde retailers invited to take part in social media campaign

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Newport and Ryde retailers are invited to attend two launch events to find out more about using social media alongside traditional methods of marketing themselves to potential shoppers.

Thursday, 1st February, 2018 11:18am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

No extra money yet, but positive meeting with Minister says Leader

Dave Stewart, Liz Truss and Bob Seely

There were no promises of extra money, but leader of the Isle of Wight council said it was a "very positive meeting covering a wide range of issues" and that the Island was firmly on the agenda in Whitehall.

Thursday, 25th January, 2018 11:38am

By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments

£150k boost for Isle of Wight primary schools for specialist mathematics training

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The council has been awarded £155,319 from Strategic School Improvement Fund to improve maths provision in primaries.

Thursday, 25th January, 2018 9:25am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment