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.

Isle of Wight council’s offer for Venture Quays accepted by Homes England

venture quays

Talks with Homes England, which owns Venture Quays, have been ongoing for months to determine the future of the site after plans to transform it into a luxury waterfront development, with townhouses, a hotel and bars, fell through.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 3:20pm

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

New parliamentary task group will focus on neglected coastal communities

Coastal Communities Alliance

The Task Group set up earlier this year aims to tackle a lack of investment, poor transport links and problems with year-round employment.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 2:35pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council getting back into house building: Modular homes on the way

barry - julie - wayne and other at modular home

Cllr Abraham said that for years housing for young people had been totally neglected, adding that the Isle of Wight council have taken a pledge that they intend to deliver on.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 6:00pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council cabinet agree to buy Venture Quays

venture quays

The purchase of the sites will be funded by regeneration funds, approved by the council in its budget for 2019/20, but is subject to being able to agree a purchase price with Homes England.

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 6:40pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s aspirations to be ‘world’s smartest and most connected island’

how people would like it to look

Cllr Whittle claims the digital strategy will "deliver growth within the economy, support improved digital and transport connectivity, education and skills and contribute to better health and social care services”.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 10:21am

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Derek Sandy made Ambassador of the Isle of Wight

derek sandy will myles and wayne whittle - george cameron in background

Cllr Whittle said Derek Sandy had done more for the Isle of Wight in three minutes on Britain's Got Talent, then anyone had done for a long time.

Thursday, 16th May, 2019 11:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Residents express their anger of lack of public toilets

desperate for the toilet sign

As well being angry over the reduction in public toilets, some residents also expressed their disbelief that toilets were being closed at 5pm when the beach was still busy.

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 7:25am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Ryde resident parking permits could be ‘nightmare scenario’, says Cllr (updated)

Parking ticket machine:

Cllr Jordan believes the Isle of Wight "needs a proper parking strategy that is tailored to different areas". Cllr Whittle says the current strategy seems to work well.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 10:29am

By Peter Gruner with 4 readers' comments

Pancake Challengers flip Pancakes for Poverty Awareness on the Isle of Wight

Cllr Lilley on Pancake Day

A target to raise £2,000 for Isle of Wight Foodbank and Isle of Wight Red Box project led to several councillors flipping pancakes yesterday. More within.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 10:03am

By Michael Lilley

No Ryde Slide this year as it takes a year off

Ryde Slide

If you've been looking forward to hurtling down Ryde's Union Street this summer on the water slide, you'll have to find another way to do it as the Ryde Slide is taking a year off.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 12:48pm

By Lindsay Becker

The town councillors who voted against giving Aspire Ryde funding

aspire doors

Two Ryde town councillors voted against Aspire receiving funding from Ryde Town Council last night. The director said after the meeting that "there seems to have been a campaign against Aspire Ryde".

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 3:40pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments

Rise in council tax precept on the cards for Ryde’s residents (updated)


The Ryde Town council voted to increase the town council tax precept from April at last night's meeting, with two councillors voting against.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 3:04pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments