Debbie Andre

Debbie Andre was elected as Island Independent councillor for Sandown North ward in the 2017 council elections.

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Watch: Isle of Wight 2021 election candidates filmed by media students

Photos from filming for election videos with candidates sitting in front of camera

Students from Isle of Wight College and Platform One gain valuable experience filming and editing these short videos of 2021 council election candidates

Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 7:49am

By Tony Steyger with 2 readers' comments

Candidates pledge to form a disciplined, diverse and organised coalition to rule County Hall

photos of Bacon, Andre and Cameron

Candidates from across the Island and across the political spectrum pledge to work together to form a coalition following next week's council elections

Friday, 30th April, 2021 7:47am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

IW Conservatives are trying to frame the upcoming election as generally them vs Labour. Is that accurate? (updated)

Polling station sign with blue sky in background

In 28 of the 39 wards, the Conservatives say the only choice in the election is them versus Labour. The leaders of other parties have this to say about that claim

Wednesday, 28th April, 2021 6:58pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

All Isle of Wight party leaders oppose village school closure, except one

Chillerton and Rookley Primary School

Leaders of all political parties on the Isle of Wight have openly opposed the closure of Chillerton and Rookley School, apart from Dave Stewart of the Conservatives

Monday, 19th April, 2021 8:23am

By Keith Herbert with 4 readers' comments

Cowes Floating Bridge: Detailed report from Scrutiny Committee

Cowes floating bridge getting chained

Although legal mediation put a stop to many questions even being asked, the Cowes Floating Bridge was discussed at tonight's scrutiny committee meeting. Read our detailed report

Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 9:22pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Hope on the horizon for abandoned Sandown eyesore as sale goes through

Ocean Hotel

It’s emerged the freehold for the derelict site of The Ocean Hotel and King’s House in Sandown has finally been sold. A step forward, but other matters could delay

Friday, 26th February, 2021 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Alternative budgets fail to gain enough votes as majority of Conservatives vote against them (updated)

Orange arrow light on wall

Three alternative budgets were presented at last night's full council meeting. Details of the presentations and votes within

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 6:16pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Bounce Back loans to bring empty properties back into use: One of Island Independent’s budget proposals

Ocean view road empty property

Just one of the proposals by the Island Independent Group is for the introduction of an Empty Property Regeneration Fund – Interest free “Bounce Back” loans to enable empty properties to be brought back into use

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 2:50pm

By Debbie Andre with 3 readers' comments

Plan to give Isle of Wight residents a stronger voice through a Citizens’ Assembly voted down by councillors

Thumbs down symbol behind window covered in rain drops with thumbs up reflecting in them

It was suggested the councillors missed the point of the motion, and some were accused of making personal attacks on Cllr Lilley. Comprehensive report within

Thursday, 21st January, 2021 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

One vision of how great Sandown could become

Inside Eden Dome

Cllr Andre shares her vision of what Sandown could become - sensitively developed into a world-class attraction - if some imagination were applied

Sunday, 17th January, 2021 6:28pm

By Debbie Andre with 11 readers' comments

Call for MP to lobby Government for more money for those in need on the Isle of Wight

Bob Seely arrives

Island Independents urge Bob Seely to lobby Government to ensure necessary funding is given to the council enabling them to help those who need it most, especially Island children

Thursday, 29th October, 2020 4:00pm

By Debbie Andre with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Council commit to reviewing the loosening of restrictions for dogs on beaches during summer

dog on beach

Cllr Gary Peace, cabinet member for community safety, said multiple parties have raised the issue of easing restrictions for dogs on beach over summer months with him

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 10:47am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments