Isle of Wight Council

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Snow Alert: Stay Clear of Reservoirs

Please read this urgent appeal and pass on to parents of children who might be playing in the area. Ed Police are investigating reports of youngsters playing on the frozen Somerton Reservoir, Cowes. This

Sunday, 10th January, 2010 12:02pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Snow Alert: Current Closed & Passable Island Roads (Update 14)

We'll keep updating this page about the roads that are and are not accessible when we hear more/

Sunday, 10th January, 2010 11:58am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Chale School: Refusal Recommended for Federation Proposal

Chale School: Refusal Recommended for Federation Proposal

Sadly for Chale, the council is not looking fondly on their proposal for federation.

Friday, 8th January, 2010 7:29pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Advice for Abandoned Cars on the Island

Advice for Abandoned Cars on the Island

Advice from the police is to move your abandoned cars

Friday, 8th January, 2010 6:17pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Council Has 300 Tonnes Of Road Salt

Isle of Wight Council Has 300 Tonnes Of Road Salt

300 Tonnes - bit different from no salt like we've heard that Sky News has been saying.

Friday, 8th January, 2010 6:13pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Snow Alert: Travel Information Saturday 9th (Update 3)

Snow Alert: Travel Information Saturday 9th (Update 3)

All you travel info for the Island during the bad weather conditions.

Friday, 8th January, 2010 3:56pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor Frozen Out Of Food Deliveries

Ventnor Frozen Out Of Food Deliveries

You don't want too much salt in your diet, but some on the roads is a great benefit.

Friday, 8th January, 2010 3:53pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Snow Alert: Council/Health/Public Services: Friday 8th (Update 7)

As the snow roundabout continues to rotate ...

Friday, 8th January, 2010 10:16am

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Snow Alert: Island School Closures Friday 8th (Update 11)

Details of which schools will be closed on Friday

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 1:58pm

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

IW Council Tell Staff: Snow Stopping You Getting To Work? Take It As Annual Leave! (updated)

IW Council Tell Staff: Snow Stopping You Getting To Work? Take It As Annual Leave! (updated)

Council staff told "If anyone is unable to get into work due to bad weather, this time must be taken as annual leave or flexi time."

Thursday, 7th January, 2010 12:20pm

By Simon Perry with 31 readers' comments

Snow Alert: Council/Health/Public Services:Thursday 7th (Update 7)

Some dental appointments have been cancelled tomorrow.

Wednesday, 6th January, 2010 7:01pm

By Sally Perry

Snow Alert: Island School Closures Thursday 7th (Update 11)

Details of school closures for Thursday 7th January

Wednesday, 6th January, 2010 6:22pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments