A list of schemes to improve accessibility, road safety and traffic management on the Isle of Wight’s transport network has been announced.
A local cleaning company has been awarded a contract from the Isle of Wight Council to clean and maintain the local authority’s 41 public toilets.
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Council tax on the Isle of Wight will remain frozen for a third successive year. Council leader David Pugh said careful budget management had enabled the council to not only keep council tax at 2011/12 levels but also to continue to introduce initiatives that would benefit residents and the economy.
A major new housing policy that could end the lifetime entitlement to social housing is being proposed, alongside a plan to give extra priority to residents who make a contribution to society.
A number of steps designed to strengthen child protection and education services on the Isle of Wight have been announced.
The Isle of Wight Council is set to establish a £1 million First Time Buyer Fund to help Island residents take their first step onto the property ladder and provide a much-needed boost to the local housing economy.
Thousands of working age residents – who will shortly be asked to contribute to their council tax bill for the first time – are to receive advice in a letter from the Isle of Wight Council.