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.

Isle of Wight Council Website Offline

Isle of Wight Council Website Offline

Best of luck to those trying to get the IWC site up and working again.

Tuesday, 30th June, 2009 10:58pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cabinet Meeting: Live Coverage on VB

Cabinet Meeting: Live Coverage on VB

VB will be covering the Cabinet Meeting live next Tuesday.

Tuesday, 30th June, 2009 11:03am

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Local Concern Over Six Storey Building On Ventnor Esplanade

Local Concern Over Six Storey Building On Ventnor Esplanade

There are major concerns from lovers of Ventnor that a six story building might be built on Ventnor's Esplanade.

Monday, 29th June, 2009 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Report of First New Isle of Wight Council Meeting

Report of First New Isle of Wight Council Meeting

Geoff Lumley reports back from the first Full Council meeting.

Thursday, 18th June, 2009 10:11am

By Geoff Brodie with 23 readers' comments

Last Call For Pell Lane Rec

Last Call For Pell Lane Rec

A meeting tonight to discuss the Pell Lane rec ground takes place at Ryde High School.

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009 6:15pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Save Pell Lane Rec: Updated

Save Pell Lane Rec: Updated

It appears that the IWC want to give away Pell Lane open space to the new Ryde High School.

Sunday, 31st May, 2009 2:43pm

By Rachael Brooks with 12 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Festival Gets Ten Year Contract On Seaclose Park For £50,000/year

Isle of Wight Festival Gets Ten Year Contract On  Seaclose Park For £50,000/year

IWC pass the renegotiation of the agreement between Solo and IWC for use of Seaclose Park.

Friday, 22nd May, 2009 12:41pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cllr Deborah Gardiner Interview After Scrutiny Of “inadequate” Infant Death Serious Case Review (podcast)

Cllr Deborah Gardiner Interview After Scrutiny Of “inadequate” Infant Death Serious Case Review (podcast)

Cllr Deborah Gardiner gives her views after the Scrutiny Committee.

Friday, 15th May, 2009 7:01am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Background to Island’s “Inadequate” Serious Case Review Of Infant Death

Background to Island’s “Inadequate” Serious Case Review Of Infant Death

Read the background on the serious case review of an infant death on the Island.

Friday, 15th May, 2009 7:00am

By Simon Perry with 7 readers' comments

Keith Woods, Head of Children Services, Leaving?

Keith Woods, Head of Children Services, Leaving?

Two sources have told us that Keith Woods will be leaving his role as Head of Children Services early.

Thursday, 14th May, 2009 7:35pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council Report IWC To Local Gov Ombudsman

Ventnor Town Council Report IWC To Local Gov Ombudsman

Ventnor Town Council have had enough of the IWC not listening to them. They take action by complaining to the Local Government Ombudsman.

Thursday, 14th May, 2009 2:38pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Festival Seek To Renegotiate Agreement: UPDATED

Isle of Wight Festival Seek To Renegotiate Agreement: UPDATED

We look at a proposal to renegotiate the ten year Isle of Wight Festival contract with the council.

Thursday, 14th May, 2009 11:25am

By Simon Perry with 26 readers' comments