Northwood Village


Welcome to the Village of Northwood situated just south of Cowes on the Isle of Wight. This website provides news, events and information for the Village, our Parish Church and a link to the Primary School. There are dedicated sections throughout the site which provide information on the latest news from the Local Councillor, Northwood Parish Council, Northwood Community Partnership, and a host of other organisations and people that contribute to village life. We also have additional information on the village past and present along with huge amounts of day-to-day information such as useful contacts and links to other information sites, including Tide Tables, Weather Forecasts, the I.W. Council, Bus Timetables, Childline, Crime Map, School Term Dates and many other consumer-related facilities.

Northwood Parish Church


.The Church of St John the Baptist was built in the early 12th century and has undergone many changes during its long history.

The Northwood Church section includes news and events as well as the history of the Parish of Northwood, an old Parish Map and a burial database search to look for distant relatives that may be buried there.















The Rectory, Chawton Lane, Northwood PO31 8PR
Tel: 01983 294913


Parish Church Officers


See the Church section and read about the history of Northwood and its church.

Please do get in touch with us!


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Local I.W. Councillor












John Nicholson


Go to Local I.W. Councillor’s section

Newport Parish Council


Go to their website


This link is provided because part of the ecclesiastical Parish of Northwood is under the jurisdiction of Newport Parish Council so the interests of many local viewers of this website are not covered by Northwood Parish Council.

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Northwood News:


Northwood News – July/August 2014


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Read an article on the
Northwood parish magazine fifty years ago
by Jacquie Pearce here

Northwood Primary School


Northwood Primary School is one of the main focuses of the Village and their website gives parents, pupils and residents the latest news and events of the many activities throughout the year.

Northwood News


Northwood News is a free Parish magazine delivered ten times a year to every household within the Parish of Northwood.

The magazine contains news and events of the Churches and Organisations in and around the Parish of Northwood, Isle of Wight. More…

This Website


The Northwood Village website and domain is owned by Northwood Parish Church with the hosting provided by Wight Hat and maintenance provided by private individuals.


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Saturday 2nd August

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on the forecourt outside



Marking the start of the First World War in 1914

Monday 4th August at 7pm

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Carisbrooke Castle Museum Study Days Programme for Autumn 2014

See their Autumn programme.


Sea and Summit – 2014 Challenge

Natasha Lambert has started on her biggest and toughest challenge to date.


Missing Person

Looking for someone who may be able to help locate a missing person.


Northwood W.I. Report

July 2014


Northwood Parish Council

Approved Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday, 3 June 2014


Afternoon Tea at Carisbrooke Priory

Photos of the event.


A message from the Rev’d Roger Whatley, Service Chaplain

July/August 2014


Northwood News – July/August 2014

In this edition:
Message from the Rev’d Roger Whatley; Parish Church Registers; Parish Church services; Local Groups; Parish Council Report; Community Partnership Report; Art & Craft Exhibition; Coffee Morning; Friends of Northwood Church AGM; Northwood Allotment Association.


Cowes Radar Reunion

A report from the Isle of Wight County Press 30th May 2014.


Church walk

Photos of our walk and lunch at the Travellers Joy on 10th June 2014.




Exhibition of Contemporary Wall Art and Ceramics
Friday, 1st August 2014

by Andrew Dowden at Ventnor Botanic Garden.
Runs until Thursday 7th August 2014.


Coffee Morning
Saturday, 2nd August 2014

In aid of Northwood Parish Church Funds from 10.00am to 12 noon in St John the Baptist Church, Chawton Lane, Northwood.


Service at Northwood Church – Seventh Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 3rd August 2014



Service of Commemoration
Monday, 4th August 2014

Marking the start of the First World War in 1914.
The service will be held on the forecourt outside Cowes Methodist Church.


Services at Northwood Church – Eighth Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 10th August 2014

Tea and Coffee will be served before the service.


Copy Deadline Date for Northwood News
Sunday, 10th August 2014

Would all contributors please note …


Services at Northwood Church – Ninth Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 17th August 2014

12.15pm HOLY COMMUNION (said)


Northwood Community Partnership
Wednesday, 20th August 2014

Residents’ Event from 2.30pm in the Northwood W.I. Hall.


Northwood Village Produce Association
Saturday, 23rd August 2014

Annual Show


Service at Northwood Church – Tenth Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 24th August 2014



Community Coffee and Chat
Thursday, 28th August 2014

in All Saints Church, Gurnard.


Piano Recital
Saturday, 30th August 2014

with Richard Wilkins in All Saints Church, Gurnard.


Service at Northwood Church – Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 31st August 2014



Northwood Community Partnership
Wednesday, 17th September 2014

Residents’ Event from 2.30pm in the Northwood W.I. Hall.


CREEA – Cowes Radar Ex-Employees Association
Thursday, 18th September 2014

Monthly Meeting at 2.30pm
“An Artist’s Life – with a Live Demo” by Tony Westmore


CREEA – Cowes Radar Ex-Employees Association
Wednesday, 24th September 2014

Tour of Chale Church and graveyard led by Mr Derek Sprake, followed by a Cream Tea at Chale Bay Farm.


CREEA – Cowes Radar Ex-Employees Association
Tuesday, 14th October 2014

Monthly Meeting at 2.30pm
Annual General Meeting followed by QUIZ


Northwood Community Partnership
Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Residents’ Event from 2.30pm in the Northwood W.I. Hall.


Northwood Community Partnership
Wednesday, 19th November 2014

Residents’ Event from 2.30pm in the Northwood W.I. Hall.


CREEA – Cowes Radar Ex-Employees Association
Thursday, 20th November 2014

Monthly Meeting at 2.30pm
“A Financial Guide for Life and After-Life”
by Paul St John Martin


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County Winners Isle of Wight
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Friends of Northwood Church

Founded as an independent organisation its object is to raise money for the upkeep of the building of St John the Baptist, Northwood.

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