Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 3 March 2015, 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, 3 March 2015 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.




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 on behalf of the Local Safety Neighbourhood team, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
4. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 3 February 2015 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. 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. TCP/32155 22 Oxford Street, Northwood – Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension to provide additional living accommodation, detached garage, formation of vehicular access
ii. TCP/32123A Agricultural storage barn to the rear of 67 Oxford Street, Northwood; demolition of agricultural building, proposed detached dwelling
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. TCP/31184/E 58 Pallance Road, Northwood – Refusal of Planning Permission for a pair of semi-detached houses; one detached house; formation of vehicular access and parking and turning area (revised scheme)(revised plans)(readvertised application)
ii. TCP/32097 Unit 25 to 26 Somerton Industrial Park, Newport Road, Northwood – Planning Permission for the change of use from ClassB1 to ClassB2 (food production)
7. To consider supporting the “Isle Drive Safe – Remember Evey” campaign in return for a supply of Speed Limit stickers (Paper B)
8. To consider Minute 91/14-15, of the meeting held on 2 September with regard to the Best Kept Village awards mark sheet (Paper C)
9. To consider Minute 88/14-15 of the meeting held on 2 September with regard to undertaking a “Big Tidy Up” event (Paper D)
10. To note the report of Mr Douglas Loxton, Field Change Advisor Network Transformation Team, Post Office Ltd
11. To receive an oral progress report on the revision of the “Welcome to Northwood” booklet – Cllr Riddet
12. To consider the free offer of setting up a parish council website (Paper E)
13. Community Well-Being in the community – Cllr J Nicholson
14. To receive a report on the ‘Planning for the Future of the Medina Valley’ meeting held on 24 February – Cllr Jaggar
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 Pullen
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
e. Northwood Post Office Working Party – Cllr J Nicholson
16. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper F – to follow)
17. IWALC – To consider the continued membership of IWALC for 2015/16, following the increase in the subscription by  27.41% to £391.04
18. Clerk’s Report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of February 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 79 (Paper G)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made with regard to 000395, Community Action IW, £788.25, for the clerk’s salary, on 14 January
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000396, £62.80, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks expenses
000397, £25.00, Northwood House Charitable Trust, Annual membership
iv. To consider the application for grant funding of £50 to the Jubilee Sailing Trust (Paper H)
v. To note the letter from BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies Ltd (Paper I)
19. To consider Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper J)
20. Councillors’ reports
21. Future agenda items
Douglas Loxton, Field Change Advisor Network Transformation Team, Post Office Ltd
Paul Savill, Voluntary Sector Locality Link Officer of the new project “My Life – A Full Life”
22. To undertake a brief review of the meeting


In accordance with Standing Order 3e, 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.

NB Copies of the associated meeting papers are available upon prior request to the clerk or can be obtained after the meeting


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