Julie Jones-Evans

Julie Jones-Evans was elected as Conservative county councillor for Newport Central in the 2013 local elections.

In January 2015 she opted to removed herself from the Conservative Party.

She became a member of the “Individual Members’ Group”.

She became Executive member for Regeneration in January 2017 under the leadership of Conservative, Dave Stewart.

Below are some articles which feature Julie Jones-Evans.

New parking charges, shorter tip hours, rise in social care charges and more, if budget proposals approved

County Hall:

If you haven't had a chance to look through yesterday's release of the draft budget proposals for next year, we share further details here, including shorter opening hours at the tip, rise in parking charges and care costs and another increase in council tax.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 4:48pm

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

Solent LEP Floating Bridge consultation is live – Why was nobody told? (Updated)

new floating bridge

The Solent LEP have been criticised for failing to notify residents, businesses, councillors or other floating bridge stakeholders of the consultation that was launched three weeks ago. OnTheWight has the details, including how you can respond.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 12:02pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s County Town has new and ‘affectionate’ map

l-r Chloe Williams Cllr Geoff Brodie Cllr Julie Jones-Evans

Hand-drawn by popular Isle of Wight artist Alan Rowe, this new map available from Visit Isle of Wight’s Tourist Information Centre based at the Guildhall in Newport, will help guide visitors and Islanders.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 9:16am

By Simon Clark

Fire Review plans: Council could be at risk of ‘corporate manslaughter’

Christmas tree fire

One member of the Scrutiny Committee said the plans put them 'at risk of corporate manslaughter'. The responsible Cabinet member gave assurances the plans were safe.

Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 9:14am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Scrutiny call for Cllr Ward to reconsider double yellow line delegated decision

yellow lines

Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee voted last night to call on Cllr Ian Ward to reconsider his delegated decision to impose double yellow lines on Hope Road, Ryde.

Friday, 31st August, 2018 10:25am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Parking on the Isle of Wight is about to get even more expensive – 32 rises

coins in hands

The Isle of Wight council have snuck out rises in parking charges across the Island - 32 separate increases in total. OnTheWight speaks to an Isle of Wight councillor and small business representative who hasn't even been told.

Friday, 9th March, 2018 6:54pm

By Simon Perry with 19 readers' comments

IWC decision to open door for two new supermarkets to be scrutinised

scl ltd land option

The decision made behind closed doors to vary an option agreement between the Isle of Wight council and SCL Ltd will be scrutinised by a council committee in January.

Friday, 22nd December, 2017 1:31pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Live: Isle of Wight councillors debate plan for next three years

corp plan diagram

Members of the Isle of Wight council will be considering the proposed three year Corporate Plan at the extraordinary meeting. If you can't make it along, catch up with our coverage here.

Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 5:50pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Calls for charges on floating bridge replacement service to be scrapped

We are not cash cowes by Allan Marsh

Three Isle of Wight councillors are calling for foot passenger charges on the replacement floating bridge service to be scrapped until all the issues are resolved. One councillor says parents from low income households are having to pay £6 per day in order to walk their children to school.

Friday, 8th September, 2017 10:16am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Floating Bridge: Calls for free travel. Campaigners plan County Hall protest

floating bridge - not paying for this

Campaigners plan to take their message to County Hall on Wednesday next week as opposition councillors also call for foot passenger charges on the floating bridge to be suspended.

Friday, 14th July, 2017 11:03am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

2017 General Election Isle of Wight: Live Coverage from the count


OnTheWight will be reporting live from the Count throughout the night - keep an eye on our live feed to stay up to date with election trivia, photographs from the count as well as cartooning wizardry.

Thursday, 8th June, 2017 9:03pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Watch 38 Degrees Isle of Wight hustings video

38 degrees with banner graham reading

38 Degrees hosted a hustings last night at Bembridge Sailing Club. The event was streamed online and thousands of people tuned in from home. Watch it here to see how the candidates did.

Thursday, 1st June, 2017 12:50pm

By Luke Ilott with 6 readers' comments