Isle of Wight council leader presents ‘upbeat message’ for Ryde

view down union street, Ryde

Residents say they were pleased to hear the leader of the council hadn’t personally agreed to any plans to build on the town’s seafront. Catch up with the rest of the discussion in Peter's report.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 1:32pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

‘Lively discussion’ expected when Council leader attends Ryde public meeting

royal esplanade hotel - ryde

An opportunity to meet Council leader, Cllr Dave Stewart, at the Ryde Society meeting on Monday "is not something we often get, and no doubt there will be a lively discussion", says the Chair.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 10:25am

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Ryde Town Council agree way forward for Ryde Harbour

ryde harbour wall by les lockhart

In front of a packed meeting last night, Ryde Town Council discussed the possibility of buying the scenic harbour. Details of what was agreed within.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 1:22pm

By Peter Gruner

Ryde Harbour: Public encouraged to support town council purchase

Ryde harbour by Les Lockhart

Ryde residents are encouraged to attend Monday night's town council meeting to show support for the Ryde Town Council to purchase the Harbour from the Isle of Wight council.

Sunday, 27th January, 2019 4:27pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

‘Son of God’ gibe leads to Cllr Whittle labelled ‘vacuous child’ as residents clash with councillors at Ryde Regeneration meeting

royal-esplanade-hotel-ryde with whittle and icke

There was standing room only at last night's Ryde Society meeting as residents clashed with Isle of Wight councillors over regeneration plans. Read the report from the meeting.

Tuesday, 15th January, 2019 5:06pm

By Peter Gruner with 11 readers' comments

Regeneration Director in hot-seat at Ryde Society

royal esplanade hotel - ryde

Residents are invited to Monday evening's meeting of the Ryde Society where the Isle of Wight council's Director of Regeneration will be in the hot-seat.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 2:46pm

By Peter Gruner with 2 readers' comments

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

Get set for a Musical Christmas in Vernon Square

pic up six

Refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies will be on offer at the event, organised by the Vernon Square Conservation Society. All welcome.

Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 12:58pm

By Peter Gruner

Chairman of Lords’ Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee sympathetic to Ryde Society approach

royal esplanade hotel - ryde

Ryde residents can hear more about the support from the Chairman of the House of Lords Committee at tonight’s meeting being held at the Royal Esplanade Hotel from 7pm.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 11:30am

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Ryde Regeneration session ‘a really positive vibe’ says chair of Ryde Society

stella davis - by peter gruner

The chair of the Ryde Society said the meeting brought a positive vibe. She added that the heritage of Ryde needs to be protected in any regeneration plans.

Thursday, 6th September, 2018 6:03pm

By Peter Gruner with one comment

Have your say in shaping Ryde’s regeneration

ryde castle google maps

No appointment is required for the drop-in meeting where residents will be able to discuss ideas on regeneration of the Esplanade, street parking and the High Street among other topics.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2018 3:20pm

By Peter Gruner with 4 readers' comments

All welcome to the Vernon Square Summer Fayre

Ryde victorians

An afternoon of song, story telling, Ryde history, plant sales, tea and Prosecco, cakes, tombola and raffle - with all proceeds to the upkeep of the garden.

Friday, 6th July, 2018 10:56am

By Peter Gruner