Planning Site Fixed

Planning Site Fixed

Someone in the tech department at the IW council must have drawn a short straw this weekend, plugging away to get the planning database sorted out, as it now appears to be all straight

Monday, 7th May, 2007 10:53am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Mill Bay Planning Application Comments Missing

Mill Bay Planning Application Comments Missing

Alerted by farmersboy on the forum, I just went over to the IW planning site to look at the Mill Bay planning application and Conservation Area Consent (CAC) to see that indeed it isn’t

Friday, 4th May, 2007 3:39pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Mill Bay Comments Due In Today

Mill Bay Comments Due In Today

Last minute reminder. Comments on the Mill Bay close in less than three hours – at 4pm. Doing so is easy, thanks to the simplicity of the IW council Web site. Simply head over to

Friday, 4th May, 2007 1:30pm

By Simon Perry

Expressing Your Views Is OK Now

Expressing Your Views Is OK Now

Thanks for Keith Strevens for giving us the biggest laugh of the morning (so far). We’ve just picked up our copy of the Chronicle and read the front page. Love to see that he’s changed

Friday, 4th May, 2007 12:19pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Lessons In Planning

Lessons In Planning

(I’ve change the original headline on this piece (If You Want To Stop Planning – Act & Show Up) as it was rubbish and I didn’t consider it long enough.) I wanted to write something

Thursday, 3rd May, 2007 6:48pm

By Simon Perry with 17 readers' comments

INCORRECT INFORMATION!

INCORRECT INFORMATION!

INCORRECT . INFORMATION! (Yes, we’re having a pop at the hysterical Chronicle headline of 22 March) The Chronic of last week headlined that the Mill Bay proposed development was ‘three separate buildings.’ With Jamie Macaulay, he of Bunbury

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2007 8:23pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously?

How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously?

The sun may not have been shining in Ventnor last Wednesday morning, but it was certainly shining in the hearts of all Ventnorians, as they awoke safe in the knowledge that their County Councillors

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2007 2:31pm

By Lord Ghome with 6 readers' comments

Report From The Town Council

Notes from the Annual Council Meeting (held this Monday) will be published later. Ventnor Town Council Meeting Monday 16th April followed by Planning Meeting. Attendees were as the planning meeting as previously advised, but also

Wednesday, 25th April, 2007 11:18am

By Mark Compton-Hall

Cheetah Marine Planning DCC Passed

18:00 at the County Hall, Newport. (My (limited) comments while at the event in italics) _Planning Mr Cornwell speaks. First covers the character of the area. It’s inside the conservation area and development envelope. This brings a

Tuesday, 24th April, 2007 6:44pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Priory School Planning Approved

I got in to the council chambers at the tail end of this, so there’s a lot of discussions that I’ve missed. Lots of Priory School supporters – in fact so many that they’ve filled

Tuesday, 24th April, 2007 5:58pm

By Simon Perry

Former BoatBuilder’s Views On The Cheetah Marine Development

Former BoatBuilder’s Views On The Cheetah Marine Development

Several weeks ago we were contacted by a concerned local resident, John McIntosh, wishing to provide some information for publication on the blog. Rather than re-write what he’s told us into an editorial piece, I

Friday, 20th April, 2007 5:39pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Cheetah Marine Goes To DCC

Cheetah Marine Goes To DCC

The Development Control Committee will be considering the Cheetah Marine planning application for the eastern esplanade next Tuesday. The Planning Department have recommended that the application be approved. This does NOT mean it is a

Wednesday, 18th April, 2007 11:13am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments