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.
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
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...
Community youth allotment a haven for young people, as well as biodiversity (onthewight.com) Network Ryde, Ryde Town Council’s Youth Service held an Allotment Open Day, on Saturday 1st May 2021. The allotment was officially opened by Susie Sheldon,...
Last night (Monday 17th May 2021) at Garfield Church, I was re-elected by Ryde Town Council as Mayor of Ryde alongside Jenna Sabine of Our Ryde as deputy Mayor. This is my third year and I am very proud that the majority of my fellow Councillors...
The below is the IWC Press Release. The particular issue raised for me is the much need opening up of the hospitality industry on the Island and the reality we have now have a figure of 5000 unemployed on the Island mainly due to Covid19. We need...
Stop large housing developments in East Wight to prevent an environmental crisis, urge councillors (onthewight.com) MP SAYS ISLANDERS’ HOUSING NEEDS ARE NOT BEING MET BY DEVELOPERS - Island Echo - 24hr news, 7 days a week across the Isle of Wight...
60911189121ce.pdf (aiircdn.com) Beacon Magazine Pages 26-27 2020-21 Mayors-Annual-Report-2019-20.pdf 2019-20 On Monday 17th May 2021, I would have completed two years as Mayor of Ryde which I am very proud. The last year I have been a Covid19 Mayor...
My monthly article submitted for June 2021 edition of Island Magazine (Ryde edition) www.rydemagazine.co.uk I am overjoyed to be re-elected as an Isle of Wight and Ryde Town Councillor for Ryde Appley and Elmfield with 832 and 911 votes. I wish to...
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Ryde Town Council plan to offer deckchair, paddleboard and kayak hire once they take on Harbour (onthewight.com) In 2019, a commitment was made by Ryde Town Council to put deckchairs back onto Ryde beaches. The Covid19 pandemic in 2020, made this...
Yesterday, I supported Monkton Arts Café and local residents, families and children to make 100 sandcastles to celebrate today's Captain Tom's 101st birthday to raise funds for NHS and Captain Tom's Foundation. I, in particular, am supporting...