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.

Tories vote to defeat Newport Conservative councillor’s wishes

artist impression of Newport Harbour Masterplan and insert of cllr matthew price

Cllr Matthew Price has spoken passionately against proposed housing plans for Seaclose Park, but his Conservative colleagues voted to defeat his call for a review of the proposals

Monday, 6th July, 2020 3:32pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor Wayne Whittle ‘disappointed’ about delay of FastCat return

Cllr Wayne Whittle is disappointed

Cllr Wayne Whittle says Wightlink need to bring the Fastcat back into service now, and describes talks with the ferry company bosses as ‘very distressing’

Saturday, 4th July, 2020 1:07pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 14 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillors reject Newport Glamping

Aerial drawing of the glamping site

Cllr Jones-Evans said she thought the glamping site's location was perfect, but Cllr Hollis said he'd never seen a site so ‘unsuitable for camping'

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 11:18am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Where is the £6.4m deal promised by Boris Johnson, ask Isle of Wight councillors

Boris Johnson

Throughout last night's budget meeting, opposition councillors asked where the Island Deal that Boris Johnson had promised was

Thursday, 27th February, 2020 12:02pm

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

New youth hub to support young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Youth Trust Chief Executive Clare Cannock and Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council Chair, Cllr Julie Jones-Evans

New youth hub to support wellbeing of young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 11:07am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Isle of Wight councillors criticised for ‘not pulling their weight’

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With vacancies on several committees, councillors have been criticised for not pulling their weight in the chamber. Meanwhile Reg Barry has been a councillor since 1993 and never missed a full council meeting

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 5:44pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments

Councillor resigns from planning committee following decision on huge retail and leisure complex (updated)

artists impression of st georges park development

Following the vote, Cllr Jones-Evans resigned from the planning committee

Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 8:35am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

16 Conservative councillors vote to go ahead with major junction reorganisation at St Mary’s

Roadworks lights:

Here's a list of the councillors who voted to go ahead with works at St Mary's roundabout at last night's meeting, during a debate to pause the works until Coppins Bridge is dealt with.

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 8:02am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Residents to vote on new parking zones

residents parking

Following a consultation, residents' parking zones have been requested on 84 roads in the town.

Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 12:29pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

St Mary’s Roundabout: Opposition forces Isle of Wight council to special meeting

st marys roadworks sign

A special meeting will take place later this month, where councillors will debate postponing the works.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Newport and Ryde to benefit from slice of multi-million heritage boost

Newport High Street taken in 1928 on the Isle of Wight. Aerofilms Ltd. Source Historic England Archive

The money will help turn empty and underused buildings into a range of offerings, including creative spaces, offices, retail outlets and housing to support wider regeneration.

Saturday, 14th September, 2019 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

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