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New floating bridge will go into service mid-May

new floating bridge

The council provide this update on the new floating bridge - explaining why it won't be in service in early May as planned.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 1:40pm

By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments

Latest update on Avian Flu restrictions


The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has announced changes to the restrictions on poultry in England following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.

Thursday, 13th April, 2017 2:20pm

By IW Council Press Office

New permits for taking household waste to tip in commercial vehicle

lynnbottom waste

New permit required for those with commercial vans to dispose of their household waste at Lynnbottom and Afton.

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 5:26pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Update on St George’s Way/ASDA roadworks

roadworks send help

Works to construct the new roundabout on St George’s Way and link to Pan Lane are nearing completion.

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 4:57pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Have your registered to vote? If not, you have one week to do it

polling card

The Electoral Commission say their research shows that nearly a third of people think that if you are old enough to vote then you are automatically registered. This is not the case, everyone must register themselves and have just a week left to do it.

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 1:42pm

By IW Council Press Office

‘Pay as you throw’ for commercial waste now in place at Lynnbottom

builders waste

Lynnbottom Recycling Centre will operate on a ‘pay as you throw’ basis for commercial waste from this week with different charges depending on the type of waste or recycling being disposed of.

Tuesday, 4th April, 2017 12:16pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Everything you need to know about voting in the upcoming local election

Polling station :

Details about the candidates will be coming soon, but in the meantime here's everything else you need to know about the upcoming local election.

Thursday, 30th March, 2017 6:17pm

By IW Council Press Office with 27 readers' comments

Lookout for new recycling and waste guide

recycling leaflet

The latest household recycling and waste service guide should be dropping through your letterbox soon. It contains more pictures and a more detailed list of what can and can’t be recycled.

Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 8:45am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

New studies planned on coastal erosion and flood defences

Ventnor from the air

The two studies will gather information in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of existing defences.

Friday, 24th March, 2017 4:23pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Youth projects get share of £200,000

teenage socks

The Youth Offer will provide social opportunities as well as tangible skills to support young people into work.

Friday, 24th March, 2017 1:45pm

By IW Council Press Office

Have you registered to vote?

eu ref polling card

You won't be able to vote on 4th May unless you are registered to vote from the address you now live at. Have you moved home since the last election? Make sure you let the council know.

Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 5:18pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council calls for ‘greater local autonomy’ over school funding

Calculator and coins

Most primary schools on the Isle of Wight will be losing funding within new National Funding Formula proposal.

Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 2:20pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments