Cllr John Hobart

John Hobart is the elected Isle of Wight councillor for Carisbrooke.

He is also the Cabinet member for Environment and Heritage.

Below are some article in which Cllr Hobart is mentioned.

Community spirit behind creation of flower beds ‘brings much-needed sunshine and messages of hope’, says Mayor

Community planting in Ryde

The mayor of Ryde says the colourful beds and the community spirit behind their creation "brings much-needed sunshine and messages of hope in our lives"

Friday, 5th June, 2020 9:56am

By IW Council Press Office

Boost in numbers of people cycling on the Isle of Wight since lockdown

cyclists in yarmouth

The new £2bn Government package includes new statutory guidance which instructs councils to reallocate road space for significantly-increased numbers of cyclists and pedestrians

Monday, 18th May, 2020 3:03pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Ten water quality awards for Isle of Wight beaches

Ventnor cascade and beach

This is fantastic news for the Isle of Wight as ten beaches receive Excellent and Good ratings for their bathing waters

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 11:48am

By IW Council Press Office

Free introduction to Isle of Wight history at two venues as part of Heritage Open Days

Newport Guildhall

Visit the Museum of Island History and Newport Roman Villa free of charge to find out more about the fascinating history of the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 9:52am

By IW Council Press Office

Opposing Government over housing targets a ‘waste of time’, says Cabinet member

Stop halt sign:

Even though several Isle of Wight Conservative councillors said they would oppose the housing targets set by Government, Cllr Brodie reports that Barry Abraham said it would be a 'waste of time'.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 10:23am

By Geoff Brodie with one comment

Chance to see baby T.rex at Dinosaur Museum

barry and the t rex model dinosaur sml

The museum is playing host to the summer visitor, a replica juvenile T. rex skeleton, on loan from local fossil collector, Barry Gibson.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 11:35am

By IW Council Press Office

Electric vehicles benefit from special parking permit

cllr dave stewart with a car

All Island Electric Vehicle Permit is open to owners of vehicles registered to an Island address between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 12:19pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

74 Isle of Wight athletes, from eight to 80, now part of Council’s Talented Athlete Scheme

Talented athletes

From an eight year-old skateboarder to an 80-year-old athlete, 75 gifted sportspeople are being supported by the Talented Athlete Scheme this year.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 5:18pm

By IW Council Press Office

Young Islanders call for ‘Climate Justice’ outside County Hall

Youth Strike 4 Climate Demo - by Liz Cooke

Young Islanders were not deterred by Cllr Hobart's announcement that Isle of Wight council will not declare a climate emergency. They showed their feelings after school outside County Hall last week.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 3:20pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council will not declare a climate emergency due to ‘other priorities’

XRIW Rally Cllr Dave - Vix

The council say it "has other priorities which it wishes to address using the council’s limited financial resources", but Vix Lowthion says the costs to the council would be ‘minimal’ and the impact huge.

Tuesday, 12th March, 2019 12:32pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Grass verges could only be cut twice a year in money saving plans

wildflower verge

The councillors involved with the proposal say reducing the number of times grass verges are cut each year - from seven to two - could save money and boost the Island’s ecosystem.

Monday, 4th February, 2019 5:14pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Duke of Edinburgh scheme helps to shape future leaders

DofE awarders with Tony Trowbridge

Cllr Hobart congratulated the 70 young Islanders who were recently presented with their Duke of Edinburgh Medals, adding that the DofE scheme really does help shape future leaders.

Thursday, 10th January, 2019 1:22pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment