Sex offences investigation against 13 men (inc 3 police) ends in no charge (Updated)

Police standing by vans:

Police announce no charges after comprehensive investigation into alleged sexual offence conspiracy.

Tuesday, 14th April, 2015 6:21pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 27 readers' comments

Don’t miss your chance to quiz police leaders on safety and crime

Laura Franklin and Simon Hayes:

Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner, Laura Franklin, and Isle of Wight police Commander, Supt Julie Fry, are to host a ‘Police and Crime Question Time’ event with key stakeholders to discuss current and future plans for partnership working and community safety on the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 3rd February, 2015 3:39pm

By The office of Simon Hayes with 2 readers' comments

Police investigate assault on teenage girl

Close up of telephone pad:

If you saw the assault on this 15 year old girl in Ryde police are keen to hear from you.

Thursday, 18th December, 2014 12:35pm

By Sally Perry

Islander helps expose VIP MP paedophile ring cover-up

New Scotland Yard

A former OnTheWight intern and Carisbrooke High School pupil is part of the investigative team who have exposed a cover up by Scotland Yard into MP and VIP paedophile cases.

Tuesday, 16th December, 2014 8:07pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Woman who stole purse during Joe Ellis fundraiser sentenced

Newport Crown and Magistrates Court:

The woman who stole from one of the organisers of a Joe Ellis Trust fundraising event faced Magistrates this week.

Friday, 12th December, 2014 3:36pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Six arrested over IW sex offences: Three are serving police officers


Shocking news about serving police officers over suspicion of conspiracy to commit serious sexual offences on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 11th December, 2014 2:50pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 16 readers' comments

Hampshire police respond to ‘good’ assessment of its annual performance

Police conferring

Hampshire Constabulary and Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes today joined together to welcome Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary's (HMIC) annual assessment of the force as providing a good service to the people of Hampshire and Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 27th November, 2014 9:41am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Coppins Bridge brawlers sentenced

Coppins Bridge Brawl

Two men and a 17 year old have now received their sentences after the road-side punch-up that took place in Newport, Isle of Wight back in August.

Friday, 21st November, 2014 12:18pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

40% of reported crimes not recorded by Hampshire Constabulary

Emergency call:

That's over double the national average of crimes that - from a random sample - were reported to Hampshire Police, but not recorded properly.

Tuesday, 18th November, 2014 2:36pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Two year jail sentence for cafe burglar

seapot cafe - ventnor

The cafe was back up on its feet after a couple of days, but the burglar from Sandown had caused thousands of pounds of damage.

Friday, 7th November, 2014 1:12pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Victims of crime deserve better support says Crime Commissioner

Simon Hayes

The information was provided by 1,000 respondents who carried out an online survey at the end of October, conducted by OnePoll .

Wednesday, 5th November, 2014 7:38am

By The office of Simon Hayes with 3 readers' comments

This week is your chance to make a Will in return for charity donation

Will writing

Wessex Cancer Trust are taking part in an initiative which allows you to make a Will in return for a charity donation rather than paying the usual fee to the solicitor.

Monday, 3rd November, 2014 12:20pm

By Paola Tinti