Michael Murwill

Cllr Michael Murwill was elected as Isle of Wight ward councillor for Brading, St Helens and Bembridge in the May 2017 council elections.

He was appointed as Cabinet member for Procurement, Projects and Forward Planning.

Below are some of the articles in which Cllr Murwill is mentioned.

12 months leave granted for Councillor due to ill health

Empty seat

Voting against the extended leave, Cllr Brodie said, “We're not doing a job, we're elected to represent people. When you have a significant illness, are you really up to it?"

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 9:42am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Plan ahead and be patient if using Lynnbottom tip this Easter, say Isle of Wight council

lynnbottom recycling centre

The Isle of Wight council are advising residents to plan ahead and have patience during the busiest time of the year at the dump.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 12:01pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Transition Island gets to work on County Hall ‘Incredible Edibles’

As thought might be the case, a litter pick was needed before planting could begin for the Incredible Edibles project outside County Hall.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 8:45am

By Steven Goodman

Cabinet reject plea to reconsider Law Centre future

Green running exit sign

The Isle of Wight council are pushing ahead with plans to carry out a procurement process, which the Law Centre say they won't be in a position to bid for. Many fear the services they currently provide will be awarded to a mainland company such as The YOU Trust.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 9:08am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight council consider setting up company to build affordable homes

building site

The Isle of Wight council's cabinet are considering setting up a company to "build and manage homes long-term to meet local needs".

Thursday, 8th November, 2018 9:41am

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

New St Helens Duver footbridges now open


The replacement of the old footbridges with more durable models which require less maintenance work will help ensure this route will be accessible for years to come.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 10:34am

By Gavin Foster

Council announces end of mobile recycling unit – In midst of Lynnbottom Tip fiasco

mobile waste unit

Plans to end the service were reported by OnTheWight in February. Today the council announces the end of the mobile recycling unit, in the middle of the Lynnbottom Tip fiasco.

Monday, 30th April, 2018 9:32am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Lynnbottom slip road closed until 10am to restrict queueing

Lynnbottom Tip from the air

New measure will see no queueing in advance of the tip at Lynnbottom opening at 10am. The slip road will open for access once the tip is open.

Thursday, 26th April, 2018 8:01am

By IW Council Press Office with 18 readers' comments

New Isle of Wight Conservative Association Deputy Chairman resigns after just one week

wendy murwill

One of the newly-elected Isle of Wight Conservative Association's Deputy Chairmen has already resigned - one week in. Wendy Murwill didn't even make it as far as the first Officers' meeting.

Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 9:35pm

By Simon Perry with 13 readers' comments

Update on council’s new recycling and waste treatment park

forest park images 1

The Forest Road site is an important part of the council’s aim to divert 90 percent of waste away from landfill and recycle 55 percent of household waste by 2020.

Thursday, 15th February, 2018 4:04pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Cough up a tenner if you lose your wheelie bin

ten pounds note

The new rule will be introduced after the Isle of Wight council have covered the bills for all 3,300 bins that were reported lost or stolen on the Island last year.

Tuesday, 21st November, 2017 11:14am

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Look out for the festive reduce, reuse, recycle roadshow

christmas recycling

The Reduce, Reuse, Recycling tour of supermarkets, libraries and town centres is aimed at encouraging recycling and reducing waste produced over the festive period.

Thursday, 9th November, 2017 11:37am

By IW Council Press Office