Lora Peacey-Wilcox

Lora Peacey-Wilcox has been an Isle of Wight councillor for many years. She was re-elected in May 2017 to Cowes Medina ward as an Independent.

She was vice-chairman of the Isle of Wight council between 2015-2017 and then elected as chairman for 2017-18.

Below are articles where Cllr Peacey-Wilcox is mentioned.

Shop owner blames closure on floating bridge, leader says ‘I haven’t seen Waitrose close’

cowes floating bridge

In response to a 22 year business in East Cowes, who said the failures of the floating bridge resulted in her business being decimated, leader of the Isle of Wight council, Dave Stewart, said “I think some of it is down to your business case. I haven’t seen Waitrose close"

Thursday, 7th February, 2019 3:25pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scrutiny Committee ‘whole-heartedly’ support traffic restrictions

parking tickets by ashleycoates

At last night's Scrutiny Committee, councillors voted seven to two to support proposals to introduce six new parking zones annually across the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 11:28am

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

‘Confidence lost in Ian Ward’s abilities’ over Floating Bridge issues says Cllr

cowes floating bridge

The Independent councillor for East Cowes says he's lost confidence in the Cabinet member's ability to address the ongoing issues with the floating bridge. East Cowes Business Association join the voices calling for action.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 1:51pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Council slammed for return of controversial PFI architect

The PFI contract being signed

Chairman of the IWC, Cllr Lora Peacey-Wilcox said, “The majority of the issues we have are, and have been experienced and caused by that person. I think the public need to know that.”

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 5:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Floating Bridge stakeholders have ‘very constructive’ LEP meeting

Floating Bridge No 6 by Allan Marsh

A contingent from the Floating Bridge Stakeholders Group gave a deputation to the funders of the Cowes Floating Bridge - the Solent LEP - today. They report back here.

Friday, 22nd June, 2018 4:14pm

By Floating Bridge Stakeholders Group with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight fire stations could be owned by Hampshire in combined authority plan

newport fire station full parade

Concerns were raised at last night's Scrutiny Committee, after it was revealed that under the plans for a combine Fire Authority, Hampshire would own the Island's 11 fire stations.

Wednesday, 13th June, 2018 11:00am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Isle of Wight council form partnership with Chinese region

Chinese delegation

A memorandum of agreement has been formed between Enshi in Western China and the Isle of Wight. The partnership will focus on sharing knowledge, promoting collaboration between the two territories, and looking to develop a programme of exchange between businesses, students and organisations.

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 12:20pm

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

Plans to explore Combined Fire Authority with Hampshire approved

Fire engine - IW Fire service name in full

The Principal Policy Adviser of the LGA says there is a strong argument to delay the decision, but council Leader, Dave Stewart, said they would not be "dithering" and the 23 Conservative councillors voted through the proposal.

Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 1:13pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Scrutiny tells Leader he’ll be held accountable for his floating bridge ‘good and reasonable service’ comment

floating bridge suspended

After Leader of the council, Dave Stewart, gave Scrutiny members an update on the Cowes floating bridge, they told him he'd be held accountable his comment about it providing 'a good and reasonable service'. OnTheWight reports in full detail.

Friday, 16th February, 2018 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Votes at 16: Find out what your Isle of Wight councillor said

votes at 16

Find out what your Isle of Wight councillor had to say about giving 16 year olds the vote when it was discussed in the council chamber last week, and see whether you agree with them.

Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 9:33am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

‘How Well Do You Know Cowes?’ Find out at latest Cowes Heritage exhibition

Lora Opening Exhib 2017

The latest exhibition by Cowes Heritage, How Well Do You Know Cowes?, opened last weekend and runs until 12th November.

Monday, 23rd October, 2017 11:37am

By George Chastney

Girlguiding IW join the Isle of Wight Day parade

girlguiding iow day parade 2

Well over 100 members of Girlguiding IW joined in the celebrations for the 2017 edition of Isle of Wight Day last weekend.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 7:51am

By Suzanne Whitewood