The Old School Meadow is a Gurnard Parish free access site that the public are welcome to use. It has a large field for dog walking, ball games, kite flying, and general outdoor fun activities for families. Picnic tables are on site, and a mud kitchen which children love to play with. There is a pond which is fenced but…read more →

Deadline for Grant Applications

The Parish Council awards grants to organisations who can demonstrate a clear need for financial support to achieve an objective which will benefit the Parish – please send in your applications by the end of May 2019 for the Grants Panel to consider at June’s Full Council meeting.

Litter Pick

The Parish Council wish to thank everyone for their support with another successful litter pick held on Saturday 30th March – 12 volunteers including 12 children came out to help – thank you everyone!

Gurnard News entry for April

GURNARD PARISH COUNCIL REPORT At March’s meeting of the Parish Council the main topics discussed were: Expressions of interests for the Co-Option of councillors to Gurnard Parish Council. Mr. Matthew Smith was appointed and two more candidates are being invited to attend April’s meeting. A building specification and plan was agreed for a proposed upgrade of the Toilets on Gurnard…read more →


Gurnard Parish Council are supporting THE GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN 2019 Saturday 30th March We hope very much that you will be able to join us in a beach, Green and general litter pick for the village! If you are able to help please meet at Gurnard Village Hall at 10.00 am on Saturday 30th March with a view to…read more →

Gurnard News entry for March edition

GURNARD PARISH COUNCIL REPORT At February’s meeting of the Parish Council the main topics discussed were: Access to Cooks Bay and options for the English Coastal Path to be routed over its original route on the cliff edge using walkways in the couple of places where the cliff has eroded. Councillors are meeting with the Isle of Wight Council to…read more →

Gurnard News entry for February edition

At December and January’s meeting of the Parish Council the main topics discussed were: Seafront railings. A request was received from the Isle of Wight Council for Cowes Town Council and Gurnard Parish Council to contribute £2000 each towards the purchase, removal and installation of 190 metres of railings between Cowes and Gurnard. Whilst it is essential that these are replaced, Councillors resolved…read more →

Clerk vacancy

A  Vacancy exists on Gurnard Parish Council for a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. The position is for 15 Hours a week and is home based, with a requirement to attend 2 evening Council meetings a month at Gurnard Village Hall, except for August when no meetings are required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The closure date for applicants…read more →

Councillor vacancies

The Parish Council currently has vacancies for three councillors. Please apply in writing to the Clerk outlining why you want to be a Councillor and what experience you can bring to the role by Thursday 28th February 2019. Applications will be considered by Full Council on Wednesday 13th March 2019.