Green transport and tourism has received a multi-million pound boost with the news the Isle of Wight Council has successfully bid for nearly £4 million of government grant.
Customers shopping at Sainsbury’s Newport Isle of Wight will soon have the chance to meet the Newport Safer Neighbourhoods team. Officers and PCSOs will be visiting the store, situated on Foxes Road , ensuring customers know how to keep their homes safe, how to influence local policing priorities, how to contact the Newport Safer Neighbourhoods team.
Thousands of smokers on the Isle of Wight are being encouraged to ‘take the leap’ on No Smoking Day 14th March 2012.
With the Isle of Wight now fully using the new two-tier education system, over 94% of parents have been allocated their first choice of primary school for the next academic year.
The Isle of Wight Council has been awarded government grant of nearly £1 million to improve the Island’s Fire and Rescue Service.
A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary waste launches today across the Isle of Wight including the eight Primary Care Trust areas which comprise the NHS South Central Strategic Health Authority.