Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 4 February 2014, 6:30 pm


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council


The ordinary meeting of Northwood Parish Council, to be held in the School Hall at Northwood Primary School, Wyatts Lane, Northwood, Isle of Wight on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 commencing at 6.30 pm, for the transaction of the business as set out in the agenda below.


Members of the public and press are welcome to attend.


The meeting of the Parish Council will commence immediately after the Public Forum, which will begin at 6.30 pm for the duration of 15 minutes, if necessary.  This provides an opportunity for any member of the public to ask questions of members of the Parish Council




1. To receive and approve any apologies for absence
2. Members’ interests
To receive any declarations of Members’ interests and written requests for Dispensations on items forming the agenda
3. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
4. To welcome Mrs Jill Cowley, who will outline plans of the scheme to plant
Remembrance Orchards to commemorate the sacrifices made in the First World War
5. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meetings of the Parish Council held on 7 January 2014 (Paper A)
6. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution

7. Town and Country Planning
a. To consider the following planning applications received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning
considerations listed at
i. TCP77241/A 33 Pallance Road, Northwood – Proposed alterations and single storey extension on  rear elevation to form living/dining area
ii. TCP/11337/A 135 Pallance Road, Northwood – Demolition of existing single storey rear extension; Proposed two storey extensions on rear and side elevations to provide additional living accommodation
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. P/01413 26 Nodes Road, Northwood – Refusal of Planning Permission for proposed extension at first floor level to provide additional bedroom
ii. TCP/09778/H rear of 34 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Refusal of Planning Permission for a proposed bungalow with parking and turning areas
c. To note the letter of refusal from the IW Council’s Tree Officer in respect of T1 Oak situated, situated at 68 Pallance Road, Northwood (Paper B)
8. To note the response from Mr Lee Matthews regarding the remedial works proposed for the Venner Avenue football pitch
9. To consider, in the light of the additional information provided by email, the withdrawal of representations raised in respect of the application for a Premises Licence at Medham Farm (Paper C)
10. The Northwood News – Cllr Riddet
11. To consider providing ID Badges for all councillors (Paper D)
12. To give consideration to the possibility of moving the large Twinning signs using S106 monies (Paper E)
13. To consider organising a “Big Tidy Up” event
14. Consultations
i. To respond to the Island Plan Core Strategy Policy SP2 Housing Regulation 18 and SA/SEA Scoping Consultation (Paper F1)
ii. To appoint a representative to attend the consultation on the future of youth services, scheduled to take place on 11 February (Paper F2)
iii. To consider responding to the consultation process to offer support for the Island’s proposed designation for Assisted Area Status (Paper F3)
15. To receive progress reports for information from Working Party leads
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Riddet
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party –  Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – Cllr Fuller
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
16. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper G)
17. To receive the report for information on the meeting of IWALC Executive Committee held on 16 January 2014 – Cllr Ward
18. Clerk’s Report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of January 2014 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 66 (Paper  H)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000349, £93.19, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000350, £17.90, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
19. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper I)
20. Councillors’ reports
21. Future agenda items
22. To undertake a brief review of the meeting



In accordance with Standing Order 27, any member of the public wishing to speak on an item on the agenda may speak at a Council meeting at the start of the agenda item for a period not exceeding 3 minutes.
When a ‘Group’ of members of the public wish to speak on an item, they will, subject to the Chairman’s discretion be required to nominate a representative who may speak for a maximum of 3 minutes.
It would assist the smooth running of the meeting if you would advise the clerk prior to the start of the meeting of your wish to speak.


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