As well as celebrating the beautiful bathing waters in the Isle of Wight, the ‘Beauty of the beach’ social media campaign aims to help people understand more about what impacts bathing water quality and give them the power to protect their beaches by taking some simple steps.
Isle of Wight Council
Learn what’s really happening at the Isle of Wight Council at OnTheWight, reported by this award-winning team behind the Isle of Wight news service. Coverage includes the council’s delegated decisions, planning applications, changes in policy and press releases.
Extra crossings have been added to the regular timetable, in anticipation of residents and visitors travelling to the world-famous regatta.
Monday, 12th August, 2019 1:49pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
The council said the car park has resulted in an over provision of car parking and would likely to lead to increased use of the existing ‘substandard’ junction.
Friday, 9th August, 2019 2:31pm
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council say there is a lack of suitable housing, but councillors say their areas are at capacity.
Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:11am
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments
The council will be taking waste from some houses and studying its content, so they can better understand what is thrown away
Thursday, 8th August, 2019 12:52pm
By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments
To avoid the legal costs of taking the matter to court, the council is now exploring other options.
Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 5:57pm
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments
Islanders will still be able to seek independent, confidential and impartial advice thanks to the hard work of the team at the Isle of Wight Law Centre.
Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 2:54pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The Isle of Wight council says that income from the fines has to be used on the administration of the process and securing better attendance from pupils.
Monday, 5th August, 2019 6:27pm
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments
There are an estimated 522 empty homes across the Isle of Wight — including 154 that have been empty for over two years — as well as several vacant commercial premises with the potential for conversion to affordable or rented homes.
Monday, 5th August, 2019 1:20pm
By IW Council Press Office with 13 readers' comments
Cllr Michael Lilley said he wanted to ensure that no corners had not been cut. Cllr Mosdell had to leave the chamber to compose herself, saying she was 'cross'.
Friday, 2nd August, 2019 12:21pm
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments
Sculptures to be curated, produced and displayed in the cottage and garden.
Friday, 2nd August, 2019 10:31am
By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment