Gary Peace

Gary Peace was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for Ventnor West in the 2017 local council elections.

He is also the cabinet member for Community Safety and Public Protection.

Below are the articles in which he is mentioned.

Cllr Gary Peace silent on possible plans to loosen ‘dogs on beaches’ restrictions (updated)

Two dogs running on a sandy beach

Last year the Isle of Wight council cabinet member made a commitment to look at easing restrictions for dogs on beaches in the summer. But now it's all gone quiet

Friday, 26th March, 2021 4:18pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Rise in crematorium and cemetery charges branded ‘scandalous’

robin red breast on a headstone in a cemetery

One councillor called the rise in charges a “Tory plan to rip off the bereaved” which was “morally indefensible", whilst another said, "It is scandalous to think we would put up the charges at this time"

Monday, 1st March, 2021 4:48pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Extra cash to go into supporting victims of domestic abuse

woman with black eyes holding card with smile on it in front of her face

The extra funding - as part of the 2020 Domestic Abuse Bill - will ensure those at risk of domestic abuse receive the right level of support

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 4:09pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Shock as customer in chemist queue declares they have Covid-19

Man with mask standing against brick wall

The Cabinet member for public protection gave the example of a person in the queue at the chemist telling others they had tested positive for Covid-19. He went on to reinforce the message to Stay At Home

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 3:11pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Bereaved families ‘flouting’ Covid-19 rules, Isle of Wight Cabinet told

man in black coat and white face mask

The Isle of Wight Council’s bereavement services team say that when people visit the Crematorium ‘all thoughts around social distancing and safety go right out of the window’

Monday, 16th November, 2020 3:48pm

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

Ventnor councillors exasperated by lack of support from Isle of Wight Council: ‘We’re banging our heads against a brick wall,’ says Mayor

view of ventnor beach from the cascade

Ventnor Town Councillors say they believe the town is very low in the Isle of Wight council's priorities, with one councillor saying, "the town is being treated as the poor relation by the local authority"

Monday, 19th October, 2020 7:19pm

By Sally Perry 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

Cllr Peace tells Isle of Wight businesses there’s been one new case of Covid-19 in last week – it’s actually 27

wooden spoons with numbers on

The man in charge of Community Safety for the Isle of Wight council told attendees at an online business meeting yesterday that there has only been one new case of Covid-19 on the Island in the last week. It led to a great deal of confusion for those listening in

Friday, 9th October, 2020 12:43pm

By Sally Perry with 5 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

Consultation respondents overwhelmingly in favour of proposed new Public Space Protection Orders

dog on beach

Over a thousand people gave their views on the new Public Space Protection Orders. Details within

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 10:47am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Changes to Isle of Wight Cabinet confirmed ahead of next meeting

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart says "Our priority continues to deliver on the authority's bold vision for the Island to be an inspiring place in which to grow up, live, work and visit"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 4:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Conceited, vain, rude, supercilious, insulting: Isle of Wight Conservatives accused of trying to take credit for Island’s Covid-19 response

The Conservatives tried to get a Motion through Full Council - praising themselves for the whole Island’s handling of Covid-19. Unsurprisingly, there was a significant pushback. All the details are in this report, for those who really want to understand what happened

Friday, 17th July, 2020 1:35pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments