Karl Love

Karl Love was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for East Cowes in the 2017 council elections.

He also serves as a town councillor for East Cowes.

Below are some of the articles which mention him.

Council leader says they can’t send the floating bridge back

floating bridge suspended

Council leader, Dave Stewart said, "If people say to me, yes, but it breaks down, I say, so does the Red Jet".

Thursday, 19th September, 2019 5:28pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

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

‘Send it back’ says Cllr Love following more failures of the Cowes Floating Bridge

floating bridge suspended

Cllr Love is calling for the Isle of Wight council to take out a low-cost loan and order a new floating bridge, adding they should send back No.6 due to the consistent failures.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 9:59am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP criticises the IW council again in meeting over Crossways

people at the crossways meeting

The MP criticised the Isle of Wight council for how little they're willing to talk to him about the housing crisis. He said the government target is totally unsustainable.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 12:54pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Consultation begins on East Cowes Crossways development

Illustration for crossways development of 154 dwellings

iWight Developments showed pre-plans for 154 dwellings, but planning application refers to 165 dwellings.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Our town and village are now at capacity say Isle of Wight councillors

Construction site :

The Isle of Wight council say there is a lack of suitable housing, but councillors say their areas are at capacity.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:11am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Large tree branch falls onto parked car in East Cowes

The tree branch being cleared

The large branch caused damage to a parked car after breaking falling from the tree.

Monday, 29th July, 2019 4:41pm

By Karl Love

6.5m Propeller to commemorate Sir Christopher Cockerell and town’s innovative workforce

A Propeller mounted on a quayside

Working behind the scenes for the last two years, Lin Kemp has now secured a 6.5 metre high propeller and pylon to bring back to the Island as a monument to Sir Christopher Cockerell, and East Cowes' innovative workforce.

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 9:35am

By Karl Love

Public Health merger plans criticised over ‘lack of due diligence’


Cllr Michael Lilley said the report did not provide due diligence, criticising the lack of a risk and value for money analysis or consideration of other options.

Wednesday, 17th July, 2019 12:12pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter

East Cowes councillor apologises for getting it wrong over Wight Trash branding (updated)

Karl Love

Cllr Love said it was never his intention to "cause harm to young people or our community which I deeply care for and work for the better good".

Thursday, 6th June, 2019 8:18am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Town councillors effectively block free skateboarding for kids, objecting to Wight Trash branding (updated)

wight trash kids at skateclub

Two councillors in East Cowes have effectively now blocked free skateboarding sessions for kids as they say they don't like the 15-year old Wight Trash name. It's never been an issue in previous years.

Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 12:32pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Watch: HRH Duke of Kent unveils Bicentennial Bench in East Cowes

duke of kent receiving flowers from schoolgirl

If you weren't able to attend the unveiling of the Bicentennial Bench, watch this short video by Robert Lipscombe, with photos from Allan Marsh.

Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 6:54pm

By Sally Perry