Michael Believes in:
“Working for you in a changing world
to make Ryde Appley and Elmfield, and the Isle of Wight a better place to live”
Some areas of priority:
Saving Westridge Farmland, Green Space, Flooding and Climate Change
– Saving the historic and sustainable Westridge farmland and the green space it encompasses is essential for a local climate change strategy.
– Protecting the natural environment from over-development.
– Improving and increasing green space available to residents, visitors and the natural environment.
– Mitigating for climate change, and prevention of flooding.
– Campaigning for real Social and Affordable Housing through small housing projects on brownfield sites in Ryde and the Isle of Wight.
Celebrating the Island’s assets and rebuilding the economy post Covid19
– Revitalising the economy of the Isle of Wight.
– Supporting our businesses, creating jobs and celebrating our heritage.
Supporting our Young People, Caring for our Elders and Creating an Accessible Environment for All
– Having inter-generational and access polices that create inclusivity and sustainability.
Physical and Mental Well-Being of all residents and community
– Making sure all the Island’s residents and families post Covid19 get appropriate support.
– Supporting the NHS and local services.
There will be a UK General Election in 2024, and it is predicted this could be in the Spring or October. 50 years ago, in 1974, I was a pupil at Bembridge School ( see below) and there were two elections in February and October of that year. The...
Dear Resident/Occupier Carriageway Reconstruction Works in ALEXANDRA ROAD, RYDE We are writing to let you know about the carriageway improvement works due to take place in your local area shortly, and to provide you with some information and...
Tuesday 13th February 2024 Champion flipper to defend title at Ryde's Pancake Day fundraiser (onthewight.com) Every year since 2016, I have hosted a Ryde annual Pancake Challenge Event, which has two aims: Raise awareness of poverty on the Isle of...
Ryde Appley and Elmfield Ward Meeting 1st February - Cancelled. My February Ward Meeting on 1st February has been cancelled due to a family event scheduled on the same day on the mainland. One of our sons is getting engaged and there is meet the...
If anyone wants help with applying for a grant from this fund in my ward of Ryde Appley and Elmfield, please contact me email@example.com Calling all Isle of Wight community and voluntary organisations, town, parish and community councils!...
Stop Sewage releases by Southern Water – Motion to IW Full Council on 17th January 2024 – Press Release
Stop Sewage releases by Southern Water – Motion to IW Full Council on 17th January 2024. Local campaign calls for action against Isle of Wight’s sewage discharges (onthewight.com) Cllrs Michael Lilley and Sarah Redrup (Liberal Democrats) have been...
The end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024, is living evidence that the Isle of Wight has been drastically hit by Climate Change. The level of rain we have experienced has been record breaking. We have experienced severe flooding, severe landslips,...
I do not know where the past year has gone but it has seemed to disappear in front of my very eyes. We are now at the start of 2024 which will be my 67th year. A big thrill for me in 2023 was gaining my bus pass and becoming officially a pensioner....
I wish you and all your family a very Merry Xmas, Happy Seasonal Break and a Wonderful New Year. It has been a busy time. Merry and Bright - Celebrating Ryde! I led the Merry and Bright carnival parade on the 8th December and Ryde was alive with...
I have launched at petition as a way of enabling residents to raise their concerns to IW Council about recent extreme weather on the Isle of Wight. If you agree with the below please sign the petition. This helps me in getting your voices heard. We...
6th May 2021
Local Election Results Isle of Wight Council and Ryde Town Council:
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