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!


If you have any local or Isle of Wight news items, events or articles that you think may be of interest to readers of this website, please email the details to



If suitable the details will be placed in either the news or diary sections and on our Facebook page.


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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 – October 2014





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Sunday 9th NOVEMBER


Production of the November edition

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You can download a PDF copy

of the current edition

at any time by using the above link.


To submit articles for publication

in future editions

and for further information

please contact the Editor:


Tel: 01983 526385




If you have problems using this address

please contact Peter Lambert

whose details appear

in the Parish Church Officers list.


Please see this note on deadline dates
and to check on all the
forthcoming deadline dates for 2014:

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PDF files of previous editions
are available for download:
Download previous Northwood News editions


Please use this link to see the complete Advertisement Rates table:
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For the Northwood News Page
please use this link:
Northwood News Page.


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.


The content appearing on this site is from many members of the community and therefore an individual author’s content does not represent and is not associated with the view of any other content providers or the web administrators. Likewise views expressed on this website are not necessarily those of


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Latest Village, Parish Council & Church News


Northwood and Gurnard Great War Memorial Group

More information wanted.


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

November 2014


Report from I.W. Councillor John Nicholson

The Report appearing in the November 2014 edition of Northwood News.


Northwood Community Partnership

The Report appearing in the November 2014 edition of Northwood News.


Northwood Parish Council

The Report appearing in the November 2014 edition of Northwood News.


From the Parish Church Registers – September 2014

The entries appearing in the November 2014 edition of Northwood News.


Northwood Village Produce Association

renamed as Northwood Garden and Social Club.


Northwood Parish Council

Approved Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday, 2 September 2014


Northwood Parish Council

Approved Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday, 1 July 2014


Cowes Short Mat Bowling Club

in the Community Hall, Northwood House.




Cowes Heritage Exhibition
Thursday, 23rd October 2014

A Decade of Change, 1910 – 1920.
Runs until Friday 31st October.


Charity Auction of Promises
Friday, 24th October 2014

in All Saints Church, Gurnard.


Help wanted to maintain Northwood Church churchyard
Saturday, 25th October 2014

The second of two working parties in October.


Saturday, 25th October 2014

at a clock near you …


Service at Northwood Church – Last Sunday after Trinity
Sunday, 26th October 2014



Rotary International Shoebox Scheme 2014
Sunday, 26th October 2014

Please, if you can help, here’s how to obtain a form …


Northwood Floral Art Group
Monday, 27th October 2014

Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm


Northwood Parish Church
Saturday, 1st November 2014

Christmas Fair


Service at All Saints Church, Gurnard – Patronal Festival
Sunday, 2nd November 2014



Northwood W.I.
Thursday, 6th November 2014

Monthly Meeting at 2pm


Services at Northwood Church – REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
Sunday, 9th November 2014

10.45am REMEMBRANCE SERVICE – please note earlier start.


Jazz at the Apollo
Sunday, 9th November 2014

A Tribute to Miles – Alan Barnes and Bruce Adams.


Copy Deadline Date for Northwood News
Sunday, 9th November 2014

Would all contributors please note …


Northwood Garden and Social Club
Friday, 14th November 2014

Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm


Services at Northwood Church – Second Sunday before Advent
Sunday, 16th November 2014

12.15pm HOLY COMMUNION (said)


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


Christmas Fayre
Saturday, 22nd November 2014

All the fun of the Fayre at Trinity Theatre, Cowes.


Cowes Art Group
Saturday, 22nd November 2014

Winter Exhibition
Runs until Sunday 23rd November 2014


Service at Northwood Church – CHRIST THE KING
Sunday, 23rd November 2014



Community Coffee and Chat
Thursday, 27th November 2014

in All Saints Church, Gurnard.


Coffee Morning
Saturday, 29th November 2014

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


Northwood Church Collection Tins 2014
Saturday, 29th November 2014

Please return all collection tins by Saturday 29th November 2014.


Christmas Fair
Saturday, 29th November 2014

All Saints Church, Gurnard


Service at Northwood Church – First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, 30th November 2014



Northwood Church Quiz
Sunday, 30th November 2014

Runs from 1st November until 30th November 2014.


Northwood W.I.
Thursday, 4th December 2014

Monthly Meeting at 2pm


Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival
Thursday, 11th December 2014

View over 130 theme-decorated Christmas trees, exhibited in six different locations.
Runs until Sunday 14th December 2014.


This is a community website so we would like to hear from you.

If you have any local news or events you would like published on the website or have any comments concerning the Northwood Village website then please send them to us by emailing .

CALOR Village of the Year
County Winners Isle of Wight
ICT Winner.

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Northwood Church

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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  • - Church Photo Gallery
  • - Parish History
  • - Northwood Clergy
  • - Parish Map
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  • - Friends of Northwood Church

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  • - Local I.W. Councillor
  • - Village Photo Gallery
  • - Village People
  • - Natural History
  • - Local Links
  • - Community Partnership
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    Parish Council
  • - Parish Council Diary
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  • - Parish Council Documents
  • - Parish Council News
  • - Parish Plan

    Useful Links

    Bus Timetables

    Buy With Confidence Scheme


    Conversion Tables

    Cowes Town Council

    Crime Map

    Environment Agency

    Ferries – Hovertravel

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    Ferries – Wightlink

    Fix My Street

    Gurnard Parish Council


    Island Roads

    IW Council

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    IW Family History Society

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    Local Links Page

    Miss Isle – Natasha Lambert

    Newport Parish Council

    Northwood on Wikipedia

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    Plane Finder

    School Term Dates

    Ship Finder

    They Work For You

    Tide Tables

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