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.
Work on the Ryde Transport Interchange project is to enter a new phase. On Monday, Island Roads crews who have been working on the new footway and cycleway adjacent the Esplanade Rose Garden will begin work to extend the cycle path to the area...
Phone numbers and contact details for support for Island residents: Please only use the most recent edition and check with all providers before travelling. The information contained in this document is as most recently provided to People Matter IW...
A free event is taking place on Saturday 14 May at Garfield Methodist Church, Ryde, for anyone to drop in and hear from a wide range of organisations, charities and people committed to improving quality of life in Ryde. Organised by...
I have been contacted about an odour/smell in the area around where the Appley Park sink-hole was located. Southern Water have been investigating. I received the following from Southern Water: A few days ago: "Just to make you aware, we’ve been...
If you are a lonely family and want to meet up with people then from 13th May there is a new local family buggy walk starting from Puckpool. See below:
There is so much to tell you about Ryde Carnival 2022! First of all I'd like to thank RBA for giving me and Ryde Carnival Association the opportunity to take over the RBA newsletter. We've chosen our carnival royalty, we're booking the bands and...
I wish to thank all the residents who have supported me since first being elected in 2019 and feel very humble that my fellow Ryde Town Councillors have elected my to be Mayor in 2022-23. It has been a tough time through the Pandemic. I have tried...
There is residents’ meeting on the Thursday 19th May at St. John’s Church Hall, High Park Road at 7pm to discuss options regarding the future of the site and agree a way forward. In February, I informed residents about the sad and sudden death of...
Celebrating Ryde – Opportunity and Hope The last financial year saw us coming out of numerous lockdowns of the world-wide Covid19 pandemic. It has been a tough two years and we are faced with the hard realities of world-wide events including war,...
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