News

Open Spaces Project

The Parish Council has completed lease negotiations with the Isle of Wight Council and the key to the gate has now been passed to the Parish Clerk. Councillor Fuller is arranging a meeting of the Open Spaces Project Working Group to take the project to the next stage. Ideas for the space so far include cultivating the orchard, restoring the…read more →

Gurnard News entry for September magazine

At the July meeting of the Parish Council the main topics discussed were: REPORTED CRIMES PCSO Derek Howard was able to attend the July meeting. He advised that the reported crime figures for Gurnard include those for the West of Cowes, as the reporting area mirrors that of Councillor Fuller’s Isle of Wight Council Ward. The clerk was able to…read more →

Place Road development appeal

Following the appeal by Penwood Developments, the decision was to overturn the decision of the Isle of Wight Council planning committee and formally grant planning permission on 6 July 2015. Gurnard Parish Council (who objected to the planning application) decided at their Planning Committee Meeting,that a letter should be sent to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government…read more →

Gurnard News entry for July/August

At the June meeting, Councillors Jacobs and Javaid were welcomed back following surgery and illness. Councillor Fuller was elected chairman for the meeting as both Councillors Harrison (Chair) and Spencer (Vice Chair) were unavailable to attend. The main topics discussed were: OPEN SPACES PROJECT The lease has been subject to various changes as recommended by the solicitor and is now…read more →

Public Meeting for The Range

PUBLIC MEETING Being held at the Isle of Wight Community Club Park Road, Cowes On Thursday 16th July 2015 From 6.30pm to 8pm   YOUR CHANCE TO HEAR FROM DAVID NEAME (PLANNING CONSULTANT) WHO WILL BE PROVIDING AN UPDATE FOLLOWING THE GRANT OF PLANNING PERMISSION ON A PROGRAMME FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND A TIMETABLE FOR THE OPENING OF THE RANGE…read more →

Gurnard News article

At the May meeting of the council after the election of the Chairman (Councillor Sean Harrison) and Vice Chairman (Councillor Vicky Spencer) the various committees, working groups and representatives to outside bodies, the main topics discussed were: OPEN SPACES PROJECT The solicitor found many clauses in the lease which were not advantageous to the Parish Council. The clerk and Councillor…read more →

Gurnard News May 2015 entry

At the April meeting of the council, the main topics discussed were: OPEN SPACES PROJECT To advance the project a decision was made to employ a local solicitor to check the wording of the lease supplied by IW Council before signing. This is a long term project (125 year lease) so the Parish Council is ensuring that everything is in…read more →

Gurnard News April entry

At the March meeting of the council, the main topics discussed were: NEW PLANNING APPLICATION Consultation was requested with the Parish Council for a new planning application for The Glen, 34 Worsley Road. Councillors heard that a potential developer wishes to have the “over 55” restriction lifted and instead apply for permission to build a mixed tenure of eleven  units…read more →

At the March meeting of the council, the main topics discussed were: NEW PLANNING APPLICATION Consultation was requested with the Parish Council for a new planning application for The Glen, 34 Worsley Road. Councillors heard that a potential developer wishes to have the “over 55” restriction lifted and instead apply for permission to build a mixed tenure of eleven  units…read more →