Matthew Price

Matthew Price is the Conservative Isle of Wight councillor for Newport North (including Whippingham South).

He was elected in May 2017.

Below are some of the articles mentioning Cllr Price.

Conservative councillor votes for Independent Labour amendment to reduce Council Tax Rise (updated)

matthew price at seaclose park

For only the second time in recent history a Conservative councillor has voted for an Ind Labour amendment to the annual budget

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 8:06pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

‘Considerable’ support shown for plans to bring Newport Football Club back into town

Artist impression of Seaclose Park plans - Matthew Price

Support has been flowing in for the proposal to bring Newport Football Club back closer to the heart of Newport

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 5:00pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

New scheme could see Newport FC back in the heart of the town: Have your say

Artist impression of Seaclose Park plans - Matthew Price

Have your say on the idea of bringing Newport FC back closer to the heart of Newport whilst improving facilities for skateboarders with new ramps and a pump track, plus better provision for cricket and more

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 5:36pm

By Matthew Price with 6 readers' comments

Community council urgent appeal for laptops to help Newport pupils (updated)

pile of laptops

Lack of equipment is causing a lot of stress in the already challenging situation of lockdown and potentially affecting children long-term

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 11:26am

By Laura Jones with one comment

Councillors promised prior notice of St George’s Way road works: See map of diversions (updated)

St george's way diversions cropped

Councillors were promised prior notice of the road closure and diversions, but Cllr Ward announced it at last night's Cabinet meeting instead. News OnTheWight has the map of diversions within

Friday, 12th February, 2021 10:32am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Islanders question Cllr Ward’s ‘perception of reality’ slamming his comments about pedestrian crossing

hunnycross way roundabout on Google Streetview

Islanders share their view of Cllr Ian Ward’s comments about a ‘dangerous’ crossing being “more a perception than reality”

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 12:53pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

‘It’s more a perception than reality’ says Cllr Ward in response to question about ‘dangerous’ crossing

hunnycross way roundabout

Cllr Ward said crossing at the roundabout down from Sainsbury's petrol station is "not dangerous" and that "it's more a perception than reality" adding, "We are not an administration that wastes money"

Thursday, 19th November, 2020 8:52am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

‘Something serious has to be done to help our town centre survive’ says Cllr Brodie

parking sign by a light coloured brick wall

Cllr Brodie is bringing a motion to Full Council this week calling for the town centre to have the same free parking choices as all other Island towns

Monday, 16th November, 2020 10:40am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor jubilant after campaign against ‘dreadful proposals’ wins

matthew price at seaclose park

Cllr Price thanked the community and members of Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council for their support and the Isle of Wight Council for listening to residents

Friday, 9th October, 2020 4:27pm

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

Nicholson Road application gets green light, despite objection by Island Roads over major highway concerns (Updated)

traffic lights on green and red

The planning applications for development of Nicholson Road, Ryde were approved last night, despite major highways concerns from Island Roads and the Town Council. Details within

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 9:38am

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

‘Road safety in and around Newport has been ignored for too long’ say councillors

Matt Price and Geoff Brodie at the town's gateway

Cllrs Brodie and Price both say that road safety in and around Newport has been ignored for too long and that, "We must all work collectively together to try and tackle this problem"

Tuesday, 1st September, 2020 4:29pm

By Geoff Brodie with 4 readers' comments

‘Hopeful common sense will prevail’ says Cllr Price after productive Seaclose Park discussions

Matt Price (after lockdown)

The discussions with senior council members and officers at County Hall have been productive and they recognise the strength of feeling locally, says Cllr Price

Friday, 14th August, 2020 8:55am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments