Cabinet approve Special Purchaser status over Ventnor Coastal Centre

Cabinet approve Special Purchaser status over Ventnor Coastal Centre

Negotiations can now start to secure the 25 year lease between the Isle of Wight council and the Ventnor Town Council for the continued use of the Coastal Centre at Salisbury Gardens.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2013 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

‘For sale signs’ to be removed from many IW council buildings

Not for Sale sign:

OnTheWight understands that this will signal the start of the changes proposed by the Independents before the election.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2013 3:27pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Ventnor town council to pursue negotiations over Coastal Centre

Ventnor town council to pursue negotiations over Coastal Centre

There was no news on the developments at the Winter Gardens, but the Ventnor town council are planning to pursue negotiations about the future of the Coastal Centre.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2013 9:28am

By Evelyn Knowles with one comment

Buzz at end of term Ventnor council meeting

Ventnor Coastal Centre

The mayor says the town council will continue to fight to save the Coastal Centre for community use.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2013 2:18pm

By Evelyn Knowles with 5 readers' comments

Cllr Susan Scoccia: ‘Ventnor’s assets’ must be viewed ‘holistically’

Ventnor Coastal Centre

After meeting with IWC officers, Cllr Scoccia repeats the council's position, adding that all buildings in the town should be considered for providing services from.

Thursday, 4th April, 2013 11:14am

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

Coastal Centre: ‘No evidence to support the panel’s conclusions’ says councillor

Coastal Centre: ‘No evidence to support the panel’s conclusions’ says councillor

Councillors respond to the news that the Coastal Centre will not be protected for future community use.

Friday, 15th March, 2013 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Ventnor Coastal Centre: IW Council refuse nomination as Community Asset

Coastal Centre

The Strategic Manager for Economy, Tourism and Events informs Ventnor town council that the Coastal Centre will not be protected for future economic and community use. There is no right of appeal.

Thursday, 14th March, 2013 10:39am

By Sally Perry with 72 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council refute ‘political’ allegations made by IW council

The saga of the banned newsletter/survey from Ventnor Library continues with a response from the Ventnor Town Council to allegations made by the Isle of Wight council.

Wednesday, 20th February, 2013 4:38pm

By David Bartlett with 9 readers' comments

IWC detail ‘misleading comments’ in Coastal Centre survey they banned

Ventnor Coastal Centre

IWC list out some of the sections that they say caused them to remove a leaflet by Ventnor Town Council from the library.

Tuesday, 19th February, 2013 6:38pm

By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments

IW Council accused of ‘arrogance’ after banning Coastal Centre survey from library

Coastal Centre

The Isle of Wight council is accused of taking an arrogant approach towards Ventnor's plans for the Coastal Centre

Tuesday, 19th February, 2013 10:39am

By Evelyn Knowles with 17 readers' comments

Have your say on the proposed sale of the Ventnor Coastal Centre

Ventnor Coastal Centre

The Coastal Centre has a fascinating history, it was bought by the local Ventnor council in 1945 with a loan from the Ministry of Health. Now the Isle of Wight council want to sell it off to the highest bidder rather than let the local council have it for community use.

Wednesday, 30th January, 2013 9:50pm

By David Bartlett with 9 readers' comments

Coastal visitor centre: Tackling the rumours about the Hambrough Group buying it

Coastal Centre

Hearing that the IWC have been showing the financial backer of the Hambrough Group around the property, we got in touch with them ...

Wednesday, 12th December, 2012 6:38pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments