Posts tagged ‘Shanklin’

IW Council Recommends: Sell Ryde Theatre. Close Shanklin Theatre

The future of two of the three theatres that the Isle of Wight council looks after for the Island have once again come up for discussion (original VentnorBlog discussions of closure first floated in 2007).

A cabinet meeting on 19 January 2010 will decide the future of both Ryde and Shanklin Theatres. The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economy, Tourism, Leisure – George Brown – and Planning and the Cabinet Member for Resources – Peter Bingham recommend the following … (more…)


January 12, 2010 at 11:28 am Leave a comment


Anyone who has driven through Shanklin recently will be aware of the work taking place to create a new public square.

The public space will be officially opened next Friday morning at 10am with the event organised to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Lord Palmerston becoming Prime Minister. (more…)

December 5, 2009 at 2:04 pm Leave a comment

Andy Sutton Resigns As Leader of IW Council: David Pugh Takes Over

We see the leader story that Andy Sutton, Leader of the Council has resigned! Have a guess at the reason for Andy Sutton’s departure?, might it have something to do with the Planning Department?

According to IW Radio, Mr Sutton was concerned over how a planning application in Shanklin had been handled. He has made a request that the chairman of IOW Council’s Standard Committee investigate the planning application. If that wasn’t surprising enough, 26 27 year old David Pugh has officially become the new leader. (more…)

September 19, 2007 at 1:38 pm Leave a comment


Any of you living in a ward represented by these people?

Please do everything you can to remind the electorate of the dangers of block voting

Ivan Bulwer Binstead / Fishbourne

Richard Hollis Parkhurst

Susan Jane Scoccia Ventnor West

Allowance To Triple

David G. Williams Shanklin Central

John Vere Hobart Carisbrooke

Jerry White Lake

David Pugh Needs to go aswell!

We need informed independents, not idiots reading from a pre-determined script so they can sing in unison. Expose them and the damage they’ve done to our school system and our eco island image (the one thing that could resurrect the Island economy long term).

Get them out and watch how this island progresses/regenerates

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