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”

Michael’s Priorities:

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.

Housing

–  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.

Recent Posts:

Appley Day and Appley Tower Players!
Appley Day and Appley Tower Players!

Saturday 8th October saw the glorious return of the Appley Tower Player's and their play, "Where there's a Will, there's a Way" which celebrates Appley Tower and Shakespeare. The idea of the play written and directed by Rebecca Tremain was to...

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Why the price cap is not a cap, and why the EPC rating of your house mattersThe energy price cap has been reduced from £3,500 per year to £2,500 for an average household, and fixed for two years.
Why the price cap is not a cap, and why the EPC rating of your house matters
The energy price cap has been reduced from £3,500 per year to £2,500 for an average household, and fixed for two years.

Why the price cap is not a cap, and why the EPC rating of your house matters (onthewight.com) That’s a huge relief – with the way things were going there would have been very widespread hardship with winter. Now it will still be tough for many...

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West Acre Park application ‘could’ go back to Planning Committee over ‘serious loss of supporting habitat for Curlews and Brent Geese’
West Acre Park application ‘could’ go back to Planning Committee over ‘serious loss of supporting habitat for Curlews and Brent Geese’

West Acre Park application 'could' go back to Planning Committee over 'serious loss of supporting habitat for Curlews and Brent Geese' (onthewight.com) Save Westridge Farm Campaign (crowdjustice.com) Call-in of West Acre Park 473-home application...

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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

Votes:

832  –  Michael Lilley
121  –  Conservative candidate
109  –  Green Party candidate

Ryde Town Councillor

Votes:

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

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