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Don't forget - Dinosaur Isle Museum is open daily throughout the half term holidays - open 10am-4pm, last admission 3pm.

Isle of Wight Council

Here be dragons! Freshwater and Cowes Libraries are holding "Dragons!" storytimes during half-term. Your children can also make their own dragon to take home! At Freshwater Library, the fun runs from 10.30 to 11.30am on Wednesday 22 February, and at Cowes Library, the action is on Friday 24 February at the same times. The event is free and there is no need to book - all children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

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Well done to all the primary schools on achieving their Sustrans School Mark bronze awards and encouraging sustainable travel to and from school. Find out more here: https://www.iwight.com/news/Sustainable-Steps-Forward

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The council's new mobile household recycling centre will be out in the community from next week with a regular timetable of visits across the Isle of Wight from Tuesday 28 February 2017. Find out more here: https://www.iwight.com/news/Recycling-is-on-the-move

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Short Breaks Facilities - Book online

Short Breaks Facilities - Book online

You can now book the Short Breaks lodge and caravan online and check out availability with the new online calendar.

Sustainable steps forward

Sustainable steps forward

A number of primary schools across the Island have received well-deserved awards for encouraging sustainable travel.

Half-Term Fossil Walks

Half-Term Fossil Walks

Take part in some great fun and interesting fossil walks during February half-term. Click here to find out more

Recycling is on the move!

Recycling is on the move!

The council’s new mobile household recycling centre (mobile HRC) begins a regular timetable of visits from next week.

Library Service - Events for Children

Library Service - Events for Children

Visit Your Library to see what events are available for children over the half-term including Library Online Entertainment

Setting Island ‘sites’ high

Setting Island ‘sites’ high

The council’s new Regeneration Team is now in post and has already started promoting the Island.

Roman Room in a Box

Roman Room in a Box

Visit Newport Roman Villa on Wednesday 22 February for £1 per person and make your own miniature Roman room to take home

Cycling together

Cycling together

Island teachers have attended Balanceability instructor training aimed at teaching very young children to ride balance bikes.