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.
Save Westridge Farmland Campaign Crowdfunding – Save Westridge Farm Campaign (crowdjustice.com) Pre-Action Protocol Letter dated 29th August 2023 OntheWight article re residents’ legal team issuing letter of intent to IW Council to seek Judicial...
West Acre Park Up-Date Pre-Action Protocol Letter dated 29th August 2023 OntheWight article re residents' legal team issuing letter of intent to IW Council to seek Judicial Review Crowdfunding - Save Westridge Farm Campaign (crowdjustice.com)...
POWER TO THE PEOPLE! 15th August 2023 Isle of Wight residents rally to fund Judicial Review of West Acre Park development decision (onthewight.com) Isle of Wight major housing development West Acre Park green light | Isle of Wight County Press Save...
We've put our Facebook Maths Prize Draw online – Please share this info before 9 am Wednesday 9 August. There's only got a few hours to give the correct answers to some simple maths questions and be in with the chance to win some fabulous prizes...
The Appley Tower Heritage project is opening Appley Tower to enable local residents and visitors to see inside and get an update on plans to renovate the Tower. Wednesday 16th August 2023 (10am-1pm) Thursday 17th August 2023 (4-7pm) Go along and...
Westridge Farm's future: Council greenlights 472 homes, residents to seek judicial review (updated) (onthewight.com) IW Council sent out the consent dated the 4th August 2023. The permission letter is to Westridge Village Ltd which is the legally...
The original post of 6th August 2023 has been updated 13th August 2023 in light of a formal complaint being made to IW Council. This complaint is now in process and confidentiality rules have to be followed. The post has been amended appropriately....
Save Westridge Farm Campaign (crowdjustice.com) Click on this site to see latest update as IW Council is about to issue Consent. Also - save westridge farm | save westridge farm Last Chance to get justice for Ryde residents over Westridge Farm!...
I have been in my role as IW Council Chair of Policy and Scrutiny Committee for Health and Social Care liaising and working with Darren Cattell of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board, Joanna Smith of IW HealthWatch, and Ryde Town...
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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