Working on behalf of the Community
Michael Believes in:
“Working for you in a changing world
to make Ryde Appley and Elmfield a better place to live”
Save Westridge Farm, Green Space and Climate Change
– Saving this historic and sustainable farm and the green space it encompasses is essential for a climate change strategy. Improve and increase green space available to residents and visitors.
– Campaigning for real Social and Affordable Housing through small housing projects on brownfield sites in Ryde.
Celebrate Ryde’s assets and rebuild the Town post Covid19
– Revitalise our Town’s economy, support our businesses, create jobs and celebrate our heritage.
Support our Young People, Care for our Elders and Create an Accessible Environment for All
– Have inter-generational and access polices that create inclusivity and sustainability.
Mental Well-Being of all residents and community
– Make sure all Ryde residents and families, post Covid19 get the support at local level as a priority.
Island Roads have provided the following answer to questions about current (October 2021) traffic problems in Ryde Appley and Elmfield Ward: With regards to the traffic management for the Smallbrook junction scheme, this is detailed in the attached...
Ryde Appley and Elmfield Ward Meeting – Thursday 2nd September at 7pm at St.John’s Church Hall, High Park Road.
This is the my first IWC Ward meeting since Covid19 began in 2020 and please come along. Meetings will be every first Thursday at 7pm at St.John's Church Hall on High Park Road. I will be updating residents on local issues such as West Acre...
Ryde Carnival 2021: A week-long programme of events (onthewight.com) https://onthewight.com/ryde-carnival-a-rather-bewildering-spectacle-watch-the-show-this-week/ Ticket to Ryde returns with free live music and more (onthewight.com) Ryde this week...
Action demanded as collapsed sewage pipe and flooding brings misery to islanders | ITV News Meridian Tuesday saw leaked sewage onto Appley Beach and the water according to the Environment Agency became unsafe for swimming. I was filmed by ITV...
In 2019, I pushed for Ryde Town Council to put deckchairs and other beach equipment back on Ryde Beaches and develop income generating other than reliance on the annual precept. Last year with Covid19, it was not possible but now they are here and...
D-Day is on Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 4pm at County Hall when the IW Planning Committee will decide whether to approve or refuse the West Acre Park Application. Committee members visited the site on Friday and spent considerable time on site. I was...
The West Acre Park Planning Application was due to be on the 6th July 2021 IWC Planning Committee agenda but has now been deferred to the 27th July Meeting. This is due to IWC Planning Officers have not finalised their report. I will keep residents...
I know everyone in the Ward has heard this before from Island Roads that High Park Road is going to be resurfaced and then days before it is due to happen, they have pulled out. The last time was last year. High Park Road was due to be re-surfaced...
Ryde Interchange: Chance to have your say on some elements of the project (onthewight.com) Government funding has been granted (around £10 Million) to improve Ryde Pier, Ryde Pier and Esplanade stations, bus station and esplanade. The idea is to...
My garden is awash with colour especially the roses and the they are looking beautiful. It has been over a month since elected and I am conscious the need to tell everyone what I am doing! It has been a busy four weeks since re-elected as an IW and...
Michael successfully re-elected
Isle of Wight Councillor and Ryde Town Councillor
Ryde Appley and Elmfield 6th May 2021 Election Results:
Isle of Wight Councillor
832 – Michael Lilley
121 – Conservative candidate
109 – Green Party candidate
Ryde Town Councillor
911 – Michael Lilley (Our Ryde)
550 – Jenna Sabine (Our Ryde)
517 – Lisa Carter (Our Ryde)
164 – Green Party candidate
Monthly Ward Meetings
First Thursday each month 7pm
St. John’s Church Hall, Ryde