Don’t fall for Isle of Wight damp treatment and insulation scam

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If you receive a call saying your "property has been flagged up as eligible” tell the salesman to buzz off.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 6:35pm

By IW Council Press Office

Tropical fish sales lands pet shop owner in hot water (and with a £2,500 fine)

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A Pet Shop licence had been refused after a vet was concerned about the levels of care.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:53pm

By IW Council Press Office

13,264 sustainable journeys during ‘Active Travel Week’

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A total of 34 schools took part and clocked up a combined total of 13,264 sustainable journeys to school over the challenge – a staggering total of 69 per cent of all journeys logged during the week.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 2:53pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Highways PFI savings could result in job losses, but not will not affect road resurfacing

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The savings on the PFI contract could result in possible job losses but Island Roads say it's looking at redeployment and other avenues to keep any compulsory redundancies to a minimum.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 12:16pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

New plan to highlight harm caused by underage drinking


The Newport CAP action plan will aim to prevent youngsters damaging their health, development and opportunities, as well as lessening the impact on the wider community.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 8:48am

By IW Council Press Office

93% of Isle of Wight parents gain first choice for primary school places


The Isle of Wight council have announced primary school allocations today.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 9:42am

By IW Council Press Office

Plan ahead and be patient if using Lynnbottom tip this Easter, say Isle of Wight council

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The Isle of Wight council are advising residents to plan ahead and have patience during the busiest time of the year at the dump.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 12:01pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Electric vehicles benefit from special parking permit

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All Island Electric Vehicle Permit is open to owners of vehicles registered to an Island address between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 12:19pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

74 Isle of Wight athletes, from eight to 80, now part of Council’s Talented Athlete Scheme

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From an eight year-old skateboarder to an 80-year-old athlete, 75 gifted sportspeople are being supported by the Talented Athlete Scheme this year.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 5:18pm

By IW Council Press Office

Cash boost to help Isle of Wight rough sleepers

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Dedicated members of staff will now support a community-based, multi-agency homeless hub with outreach services for those sleeping rough who have multiple and complex needs with alcohol, drugs or mental health.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 11:29am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Floating Bridge going out of service for ‘improvement’ trials on Thursday

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A replacement foot passenger launch will be in operation during this period.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 9:38am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Council to suspend floating bridge on Saturday due to predicted winds

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Council say it will be suspended due to safety concerns with predicted winds in excess of 20 knots. Launch will be in operation.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 2:53pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments