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.

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

Isle of Wight council getting back into house building: Modular homes on the way

barry - julie - wayne and other at modular home

Cllr Abraham said that for years housing for young people had been totally neglected, adding that the Isle of Wight council have taken a pledge that they intend to deliver on.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 6:00pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Catch up: Isle of Wight council vote on £5.5m cuts to annual budget

Man holding and axe

Councillors debated and voted on next year's budget, which sees £5.5m of cuts/savings to public services including a 2.99 per cent increase to Council Tax, £1 overnight parking across the Island and 5% increase in crematorium and cemetery charges.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

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