Isle of Wight Council

Learn what’s really happening at the Isle of Wight Council at OnTheWight, reported by this award-winning team behind the Isle of Wight news service.

Coverage includes the council’s delegated decisions, planning applications, changes in policy and press releases.

Monday’s Town Council Meeting

Thanks to our Town Council correspondent Mark, for sending though info on the upcoming meeting next Monday. Members of the public are welcome at these meetings, where you can hear all issues relating to Ventnor

Friday, 10th August, 2007 1:32pm

By Sally Perry

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

When I received a press release last week from the Council with the title “Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres “, I thought, “Brilliant, extra publicity for the Winter Gardens”. I started reading the press

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 1:00pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council Planning Meeting: Tesco and Undercliff Gardens Planning Application Refused

Thanks again to Mark for taking to time to attend the Planning Meeting and report back to us. Here follows his report. In conclusion the town council have refused retrospective planning permission on Michael

Tuesday, 24th July, 2007 10:52am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Town Council Meeting: 16th July 2007

Report from Town Council and Planning Meeting: 16th July 2007 Apologies received from Meg Mortimer, Colin Elvers and the Financial Officer. The meeting followed its usual pattern and it was very much business as usual.

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 4:51pm

By Mark Compton-Hall

Is This The Future For Ventnor?

Is This The Future For Ventnor?

I came across an article this week about the rising demand for seafront properties. I had to look twice at the photo illustrating the article …. actually, I had to look several times, each

Friday, 13th July, 2007 4:54pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Mill Bay Development: How Can English Heritage Support It?

Mill Bay Development: How Can English Heritage Support It?

Over on the forum many people have expressed their amazement at the comments made by English Heritage in relation to the proposed Mill Bay development to demolish a perfectly good building that is over

Wednesday, 11th July, 2007 3:13pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Ryde & Shanklin Theatre Closure Meeting: Live Coverage

Ryde & Shanklin Theatre Closure Meeting: Live Coverage

Live at the Village Hall in Bembridge

Tuesday, 10th July, 2007 6:21pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council Meeting: Report

Town Council Planning Meeting Monday 25th June All Town Councillors were in attendance for the planning meeting with the exception of Meg Mortimer and Susan Scoccia [update: see comments] The general planning applications reviewed were nothing

Tuesday, 26th June, 2007 11:19am

By Mark Compton-Hall with 8 readers' comments

Report From Ventnor Town Council Meeting

I am usually the only member of public present, but this time I was joined by another member of the public, who sat at the back of the room and did not raise any

Wednesday, 20th June, 2007 10:00pm

By Mark Compton-Hall with 3 readers' comments

Schedule of Town Council Meetings

Thanks to Brian Lucas for sending through the updated list of Town Council meeting dates for the coming year. Please note that these are subject to change and we will advise you of any

Wednesday, 30th May, 2007 10:58am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Town Council Rejects Mill Bay

Did you know that Ventnor Town Council rejected the Conservation Area Consent to knock down and redevelop The Mill Bay Inn, The Esplanade on 14 May? They stated that the proposed redevelopment of this site

Sunday, 27th May, 2007 2:39pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Two More Senior Officers Suspended

Two more senior officers have been suspended from the Isle of Wight Council in relation to the Undercliff Drive scandal. Programme lead for compliance Bob Streets and purchasing manager John Spencer have joined the other

Tuesday, 22nd May, 2007 1:07pm

By Sally Perry