Stewart Blackmore

Stewart Blackmore was the Labour Party’s prospective parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight in the 2015 general election.

He is a Ventnor Town Councillor and has served as mayor for two years running.

Below are some articles that mention Stewart Blackmore.

Ventnor councillors exasperated by lack of support from Isle of Wight Council: ‘We’re banging our heads against a brick wall,’ says Mayor

view of ventnor beach from the cascade

Ventnor Town Councillors say they believe the town is very low in the Isle of Wight council's priorities, with one councillor saying, "the town is being treated as the poor relation by the local authority"

Monday, 19th October, 2020 7:19pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Cllr Gary Peace: Resignation call after his IW Fire Revamp paper voted down

county hall and Cllr Gary Peace

A Ventnor town councillor says the Cabinet member responsible for the recently failed Fire Service revamp paper, Cllr Gary Peace, should be removed from his position.

Friday, 4th May, 2018 6:47am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour’s motion debated at Party Conference

Julian Critchley, Stewart Blackmore,, Willoughby Matthews and Dr Ed Gouge

A motion agreed by the Isle of Wight Constituency Labour Party has been included in motion being debated at the Labour Party Conference today.

Tuesday, 26th September, 2017 5:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight Labour Party launch new branch

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Following a huge surge in membership locally the Isle of Wight Constituency Labour Party has formally launched a new branch.

Wednesday, 23rd August, 2017 1:15pm

By Stewart Blackmore

AET replace Sandown Bay Academy Governors with new management board

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Following the resignation of the principal of Sandown Bay Academy this week, AET have announced they've replaced the board of governors with a new management board, with just the former Chair of Governors remaining.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 2:42pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Conservatives urge second home owners to register to vote here too

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The letter that Ian Ward sent out from the Isle of Wight Conservative Association encouraging second home owners to register to vote on the Island. It's causing quite a stir.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 11:52am

By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments

Island Line: Campaign group gives cautious welcome to franchise news

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KILF say that although Island Line is in the next franchise, its long-term future is still far from certain. They're looking forward to hearing First MTR's “exciting package of proposals".

Monday, 27th March, 2017 4:18pm

By David Pugh with 8 readers' comments

Change to National Insurance an attack on Isle of Wight self-employed say Labour


The Isle of Wight Labour Party say the claims of the Government that they are on the side of working people has been shown to be an outright lie.

Friday, 10th March, 2017 1:28pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 18 readers' comments

Interim Ofsted boss might be visiting the Isle of Wight this week

Stewart Blackmore

Ahead of the rumoured visit by the interim head of Ofsted this week, Labour repeat their calls for the creation of a taskforce – featuring education experts, teachers, governors and parents - to carry out a detailed study as to why education attainments lags behind the mainland in many areas.

Tuesday, 13th September, 2016 10:19am

By Ed Gouge with 21 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour Party calls for Education Task Force

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The Isle of Wight Labour Party calls for an educational task force to be set up to look at the problems with schools on the Isle of Wight following the inaccurate and detrimental comments made by Ofsted chair, David Hoare.

Monday, 8th August, 2016 4:04pm

By Ed Gouge with 12 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Stronger In: Cabinet Minister Greg Hands MP to launch campaign

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The campaign – which includes activists from the local Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green parties – will be launched next Monday (30th May) with a speech in Newport by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Greg Hands MP.

Wednesday, 25th May, 2016 4:56pm

By David Pugh with 88 readers' comments

In advance of the Garnett Island Line report KILF layout their stall

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Christopher Garnett's report, commissioned by the council, is due to land tomorrow. In advance, KILF run through the overview as they see it, asking people to act to save their Isle of Wight's trainline.

Thursday, 4th February, 2016 11:21am

By Chris Quirk with one comment