Planning Committee vote on Northwood’s 66 homes development

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Another controversial development of 66 homes in Northwood was voted on by Isle of Wight council planning committee last night.

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 1:44pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Developer to explain 66 home plan at public meeting

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More than 100 comments have been made about the plans, including one from Northwood Parish Council which said the plans were ‘premature’ and should be refused by the Isle of Wight Council’s planning committee.

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 1:49pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Northwood Cemetery flying the Green Flag in recognition of volunteers and staff

Northwood Cemetery

The Green Flag Award is testament to the hard work and passion from the small Friends group and volunteers, with support from Isle of Wight Council’s public spaces team.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 7:38am

By Jon Matthews with one comment

Prestigious Conservation Award for Northwood Cemetery restoration

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The Isle of Wight Society Conservation Award recognises the ten year's of work by a passionate group of volunteers.

Wednesday, 30th May, 2018 5:43pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

The very best of the Isle of Wight to be showcased at County Show this summer

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The Isle of Wight County Show is a fantastic showcase the very best of the Island’s rural economy from local food to gardening, craft and outdoor living. If you haven't been for a few years, you'll be surprised by how much it's evolved.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 2:58pm

By Feature Writer

A Pier’s Tale: Find out more about history of Yarmouth Pier

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Find out more about the fascinating history of Yarmouth Pier at this talk in Northwood Cemetery's newly restored Heritage Resource Centre.

Monday, 9th April, 2018 9:10am

By Jon Matthews

Northwood Cemetery reopens after £1.6m HLF makeover

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Well done to everyone involved in the £1.6 million makeover of Northwood Cemetery. It took nearly 8,000 hours of volunteer time and the dedication of countless contractors and suppliers.

Sunday, 15th October, 2017 6:12am

By Jon Matthews

Island Roads staff volunteer their services to Northwood cemetery

Northwood Cemetery

Island Roads staff have been helping volunteers put the final touches to the major project to restore and maintain Northwood Cemetery.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 12:27pm

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight school praised by Ofsted for being ‘exceptionally caring and inclusive’

Northwood Primary School oftsed

Congratulations to all at Northwood Primary School after Ofsted declared them “an exceptionally caring, inclusive school".

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 8:49am

By Mandy Airey with one comment

Do you remember this 1945 Isle of Wight cricket match?

1940s cricket match

We realise it's a long shot, but do you know anyone that took part in or spectated at cricket matches in Cowes after the war ended in 1945?

Monday, 13th March, 2017 6:44pm

By Sally Perry

Dash-cam video of gridlocked traffic: Can you spot yourself?

gridlocked traffic

This dash-cam video from Newport to East Cowes shows the gridlock of traffic heading into the centre of the Island today.

Monday, 13th March, 2017 12:13pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

War dead in Cowes commemorated by school children


A mass grave memorial of war dead that has been lovingly restored at Northwood Cemetary as part of a Heritage Project was officially unveiled by school children this week.

Friday, 7th October, 2016 12:49pm

By Jon Matthews