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.

Sandown’s New Dinosaur Isle: When it could open and hints at who might run it

Dinosaur Isle on a summer day with two people walking in front of it

At an Isle of Wight council meeting this evening, it emerged when Sandown’s New Dinosaur Isle could open, clues to who might run it and it sounds like tens of millions extra could be invested

Thursday, 11th March, 2021 7:40pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

£82,000 boost for swimming pool to help face impact of Coronavirus

Waterside Pool

Isle of Wight Council officers worked closely with staff and trustees of the Waterside Community Trust to put forward a bid

Friday, 26th February, 2021 10:07am

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Newport Harbour regeneration plans move to next stage

Artists impression of Newport Harbour regenerated

The changes mean investors will be able to negotiate longer leases with the Isle of Wight council, and it takes the brakes off the proposed plans for the Harbour

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 10:42am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Legal proceedings against AEW over Ryde Arena dropped by council

exterior of Ryde Arena

It was announced at tonight's Cabinet meeting that arbitration proceedings with AEW have come to end, as no agreement could be reached

Thursday, 11th February, 2021 6:37pm

By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments

Over £2 million paid to Isle of Wight businesses under discretionary grant scheme

Life buoy hanging on a wall

Applications to the scheme will close this coming Friday, so if you haven't already applied, now is the time to do it

Monday, 1st February, 2021 5:18pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cabinet push ahead with plans to charge for parking in Gurnard

Gurnard sea front - Google Maps

Despite strong objections and pleas from businesses and beach hut owners, the Cabinet pushed ahead with plans to introduce parking fees for Princes Esplanade in Gurnard

Friday, 15th January, 2021 11:20am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Ryde Village ‘extra care homes’ the first of its kind on the Isle of Wight

L-R with Southern Housing Group staff Kimberley Rooney Naomi Keyte Victoria Brent-Watson Cllr Wayne Whittle Tina Stuart

Ryde Village provides older people, and people with a care and support need, the opportunity to remain living independently in their own home with responsive care available 24/7 should they need it

Monday, 14th December, 2020 2:36pm

By Jess McDonnell with 7 readers' comments

Deadline for discretionary grant for businesses affected by Lockdown #2 brought forward

fifty pound notes

The deadline has been brought forward by two weeks, so if you haven't already applied for the discretionary grant from the Isle of Wight council you need to get your skates on

Friday, 11th December, 2020 7:05am

By IW Council Press Office

Free Isle of Wight parking offers during December

IWC car parking meter and cars

The Isle of Wight council are highlighting a range of free parking offers in the coming month, starting on this Saturday for Small Business Saturday

Thursday, 3rd December, 2020 4:17pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Understanding the Newport Harbour Plan, what will happen and when

Louise Hill sets out in this explainer article much of what you need to know about the Newport Harbour Masterplan - what will happen and when

Monday, 16th November, 2020 7:39am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Newport Harbour Masterplan approved by Isle of Wight council cabinet members

Isle of Opportunity : Newport Harbour

Cllr Wayne Whittle said the site has the the potential scope for enhancing Newport, extending the town centre and bringing the derelict buildings back into use. Details within

Friday, 13th November, 2020 9:44am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Government grants now on offer to businesses affected by lockdown #2

closed but still awesome door sign

There are a range of grant amounts available to businesses who have been impacted by the second lockdown. Details within

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 11:07am

By IW Council Press Office