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 are writing to inform local residents of the forthcoming footway works due to take place in your local area shortly and to provide you with some information and guidance about what will happen during the works to enable you to plan...
This is the latest update from Island Roads on the ongoing project to improve safety at Smallbrook Roundabout. As you will remember, BT work to construct new infrastructure as part of their required diversion and which requires the temporary...
I wish everyone in Ryde and Isle of Wight, a very safe and hopeful New Year. It has not been easy over the last year and we face 2022 with some trepidation I am sure. My New Year message is one that highlights the human kindness in our community...
Happy Xmas and New Year to you all! I am writing to you to wish you a Very Happy Xmas and New Year and thank you for all your support over the past 12 months. I send a special message to all those who have experienced Covid, illness and loss of...
Southern Water have communicated the following: “The works to line and refurbish additional sections of the sewer along North Walk have been successfully completed. Following this future proofing work to prevent further risk of collapse, normal...
During Ryde Town Council staff checks yesterday it came to light that the ladies toilets at Appley had been vandalised yesterday afternoon/evening. Two of the three wallgate units have been smashed along with some , toilet roll holders and damage...
Ryde Appley and Elmfield IWC Ward Meeting on the first Thursday of the month is cancelled in December due to it clashing with Ryde's Merry & Bright event and late night shopping. As Mayor of Ryde, I am heavily involved in the event that...
Join in on the Ryde design games on Thursday 9th and Friday 10 December, to share your ideas on how to improve this historic high street. We are inviting the community to create new configurations for the street. For example; a place to play, a...
Thursday 2 December sees the return late night shopping to Ryde along with the wonderful Merry and Bright Lantern Parade, illuminated trail and, for the first time ever, a magical Christmas tree light switch on! There will be fabulous street...
I visited the Appley Sink hole this week and given a tour by Southern Water. Please see their statement below: "We are pleased to share that the repairs to the collapsed sewer at Appley have been completed. The sewer is now relined and all evidence...
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