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.

Female Isle of Wight councillor called ‘a coward’ and another told to ‘shut up’ by male colleagues

banner being held at march that reads what lessens one of us lessens all of us

Two female councillors were at the end of insulting comments at Wednesday night's Isle of Wight council meeting. One being called 'a coward' and the other being told to 'shut up'

Friday, 18th September, 2020 5:35pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor appears on Russian TV News

Lora's VE Day dog

An Isle of Wight councillor and her dogs have popped up on Russian TV News, talking about VE Day celebrations

Sunday, 17th May, 2020 2:33pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

A secret briefing on Island Roads’ progress will be held tomorrow claims Cllr Brodie (updated)

Geoff Brodie

Confidentiality agreements will bind the limited number of Cllrs who are admitted to the exclusive briefing about the Highways PFI from disclosing information they learn - even from other councillors, claims Cllr Brodie

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 2:44pm

By Sally Perry with 12 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 2 readers' comments

Mayor welcomes maiden call of cruise ship to Cowes Harbour

Cowes Mayor Lora Peacey Wilcox, Staff Captain Christoph Kunz of HANSEATIC Nature, Cowes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh, Visit Isle of Wight Chairman Ian Griffiths.

A plaque exchange took place on the cruise ship's maiden call in Cowes Harbour.

Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 8:41am

By Louisa Mamakou

Isle of Wight councillors pay tribute to outgoing Chairman and welcome new one

Lora Peacey Wilcox

Councillors across the chamber paid tribute to Lora Peacey-Wilcox who has finished her two year term as Chairman of the Isle of Wight council.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 7:13pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

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