Debbie Andre

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

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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

New dog and drinking orders to go before Isle of Wight cabinet tomorrow

man walking several dogs on leads

Councillors agreed there was a fine balance between keeping Isle of Wight as a dog-friendly destination for tourism, but also respecting views of others

Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 5:22pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Cowes Floating Bridge could be fitted with side thrusters, Scrutiny Committee hears

Seaclear barge holding floating bridge in place

An update on several aspects of the Cowes Floating Bridge was given at the Corporate Scrutiny Committee, including news about possible side thrusters

Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 8:03pm

By Sally Perry with 19 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scrutiny Committee debate called-in Cabinet decision to extend £1m PTEC loan (updated)

Cllr richard hollis in online meeting

The decision made by the Isle of Wight council Cabinet was called in and debated today. Read News OnTheWight's comprehensive report

Monday, 28th September, 2020 6:13pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council decision to relax repayment terms for £1m PTEC loan investment called in (updated)

fifty pound notes

Some members of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee say a Cabinet decision was made without providing information to the committee to scrutinise beforehand. Details within

Thursday, 24th September, 2020 9:04am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Conservative-controlled council elects Conservative to lead committee to scrutinise their work (updated)

richard hollis shaking hands with nick stuart at the election count

The Scrutiny Committee is designed to examine decisions made by Isle of Wight council. It has, for as long as we can remember, been chaired by an opposition councillor … until last night

Thursday, 17th September, 2020 4:42pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

It was ‘never the case’ that all Isle of Wight roads would be resurfaced, claims Cllr Ian Ward

Cllr Ian Ward in online meeting, with Sandown pier in the background

Cllr Andre says she's dissatisfied about the changing narrative in relation to the Highways PFI contract and "deeply concerned by Cllr Ward's apparent total reliance on the information he's being given by Island Roads"

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 4:19pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

‘Save the fish’ plea as canoe lake reduced to less than 10cm of water in some places

browns boating lake

Matthew shared a video of Facebook where the backs of some carp can be seen out of the water due to the lack of depth in the lake. He's calling for urgent action

Monday, 10th August, 2020 8:22am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Review and moratorium of large-scale Isle of Wight developments called for by Island Independents

fence of building site with warning signs

Cllr Andre says a change in policy is needed and the economic climate of the Island demands a totally new, fresh approach to development. The Island Independent Group call for a stop on all large-scale developments prior to a review

Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 7:52am

By Debbie Andre with 4 readers' comments

Call for halt on planning application by Isle of Wight council to convert Grade II listed building

old town hall in sandown

The Isle of Wight council's Heritage Statement has been slammed and local councillors are calling for a halt to the planning process

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 3:17pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Boojum and Snark’s nano brewery approved: Bar reopens for table service this weekend

boojum brewery

The nano-brewery on Sandown's High Street will be brewing twice a week, as part of a wider regeneration scheme which also sees the cafe/bar reopening for table service this weekend

Friday, 3rd July, 2020 9:33am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Ships moored off Isle of Wight – Bembridge to Ventnor – bring exhaust fumes and deep vibrations, say residents

Ships in Sandown Bay by Bruce Webb

A few years back small numbers of ships started mooring off the south west of the Island, but since lockdown the number has gone up considerably. Their massive engines are running constantly bringing engine exhaust and constant vibrations. Here’s the background and what residents are saying

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 4:06pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments