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Changing your furniture and don’t know what to do with your old but still good stuff? We offer a FREE reuse collection service for white goods and furniture in a good condition? Visit www.iwight.com/waste for further details.

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Mail scams are sent by post and may be addressed to you directly by name. Postal scams contain fraudulent claims to try to con you out of your money. You can register for free with the Mailing Preference Service. This will stop many direct mailing companies from contacting you and reduce the amount of unsolicited post you receive. For more information and to register visit: www.mpsonline.org.uk

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Don’t get stung by scams – 21 to 27 May is National Dementia Awareness Week – follow our social media this week for advice and info to help protect yourself and your more vulnerable neighbours. For info on the latest scams, visit www.iwasp.org.uk

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This Foster Care Fortnight, (14 - 27 May) change your life and a child's life by becoming a foster carer. Local children need island homes www.iwight.com/fostering #FCF18 #ProudToSupportFostering

Isle of Wight Council

The council’s annual household recycling and waste resident information and calendars will be delivered to all residents by post from the 28 May 2018. From the 14 May the postcode lookup for collection day calendars will be available from www.iwight.com/wasteday. There are no changes to your collection days, please continue to set out recycling and waste on alternating weeks, and don’t forget collections will be as normal over the Whitsun bank holiday

Latest News & Features
Volunteer to help young people

Volunteer to help young people

The Isle of Wight Council is recruiting a team of volunteers to help provide support to Island children and families.

Investment moves for Dinosaur Isle

Investment moves for Dinosaur Isle

The formal search is set to get underway to find a long-term investment partner to secure and extend Dinosaur Isle.

Sugar Smart Isle of Wight

Sugar Smart Isle of Wight

Sign up and make a pledge to reduce sugar! This scheme aims to increase awareness and reduce sugar consumption on the Island.

Cowes Week shoreside arrangements agreed

Cowes Week shoreside arrangements agreed

Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is to take on responsibility for the Parade Village at the Lendy-sponsored regatta from August.

Foster Care Fortnight 14 to 27 May 2018

Foster Care Fortnight 14 to 27 May 2018

Transform the lives of looked after children on our Island, come to one of our drop in events and meet our foster care team

Shanklin water works going swimmingly

Shanklin water works going swimmingly

Southern Water, in partnership with the council, are updating Islanders on its Bathing Water Enhancement Programme.

Short Breaks Small Grants

Short Breaks Small Grants

Small grants of up to £500 are open to organisations running activities. Click the image for more information

Council chairman re-elected

Council chairman re-elected

Councillor Lora Peacey-Wilcox was re-elected as chairman of the Isle of Wight Council at County Hall last night (Wednesday).