Wayne Whittle

Wayne Whittle is Conservative county councillor for Ryde North East.

He was re-elected to the post in the 2013 local elections.

He became Executive member for Tourism and business development (including public realm) in January 2017.

Below are some articles featuring Wayne Whittle.

Ryde residents slam Isle of Wight council’s Harbour plans (updated)

Seagulls at Ryde harbour

At last night's meeting around 60 Ryde residents slated the plans to sell off the harbour and accused the Isle of Wight council of ignoring a regeneration consultation.

Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 1:57pm

By Peter Gruner with 17 readers' comments

Council now back-tracking on their previous back-pedalling on overnight parking charges!

u-turn sign

Last week Cllr Ian Ward confirmed to the IWC Cabinet that plans to charge for overnight on-street parking was 'a typo'. Today, nearly a full week later, the council are going back on that, saying the now DO plan to charge!

Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 3:46pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council open budget consultation

cabinet at ryde

Cabinet members voted last night to open the consultation on draft budget proposals and some made suggestions of items that should not be included.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 12:11pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Ryde Arena : Isle of Wight council ‘going to go legal’ says councillor

Wayne, bob and other at ryde arena

Cllr Wayne Whittle gave 300+ Islanders - who have been campaigning to save the Ryde Arena ice rink - some positive news on Saturday. He said the Isle of Wight council was "going to go legal" and that "it's starting next week". Many others also added their own words.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Ryde Regeneration session ‘Very relaxed and positive’, says councillor

ryde regen participants

Over 200 residents popped along to the Ryde Regeneration drop-in session to share their views about ideas and opportunities for the future of the town on Wednesday afternoon/evening.

Thursday, 6th September, 2018 1:52pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Vacant Camp Hill site still the ‘elephant in the room’

camp hill site - isle of opportunity

The director of regeneration says the Camp Hill site has been a matter of interest to the Conservative administration from day one.

Monday, 30th July, 2018 3:51pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council form partnership with Chinese region

Chinese delegation

A memorandum of agreement has been formed between Enshi in Western China and the Isle of Wight. The partnership will focus on sharing knowledge, promoting collaboration between the two territories, and looking to develop a programme of exchange between businesses, students and organisations.

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 12:20pm

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

Plans to explore Combined Fire Authority with Hampshire approved

Fire engine - IW Fire service name in full

The Principal Policy Adviser of the LGA says there is a strong argument to delay the decision, but council Leader, Dave Stewart, said they would not be "dithering" and the 23 Conservative councillors voted through the proposal.

Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 1:13pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Leslies Motors loan Toyota Prius Hybrid to Isle of Wight council

Prius Leslies motors and iw Council

Leslies Motors have loaned a Toyota Prius Hybrid to the Isle of Wight council for three months to use as they wish and help to get a better idea of how to plan for the future.

Monday, 12th March, 2018 11:47am

By Richard Winter with 3 readers' comments

Councillors take part in Big Pancake Challenge to raise awareness of poverty

Pancake Day 2018 Michael Lilley and Wayne Whittle

Raising awareness and money for the Isle of Wight Foodbank, this year the founder of the Annual Big Pancake Day Challenge added a bit of spice by inviting his fellow councillor to take part.

Thursday, 15th February, 2018 3:18pm

By Michael Lilley with 7 readers' comments

Kingston Marine Park: Funding due to be agreed

kingston marine park

The council say that infrastructure funding will help attract private sector investment – and estimates it could "eventually create around 550 long-term jobs and 20 during the construction phases".

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 4:28pm

By IW Council Press Office

Newport and Ryde retailers invited to take part in social media campaign

union street roadworks

Newport and Ryde retailers are invited to attend two launch events to find out more about using social media alongside traditional methods of marketing themselves to potential shoppers.

Thursday, 1st February, 2018 11:18am

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments