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

Inmate plot to kidnap Isle of Wight Prison officer discovered: ISIS flag found

Isle of Wight Prison - Google Maps

A detailed plot has been discovered in a cell at Isle of Wight prison to escape, and take hostage a prison warder. A handmade black ISIS flag was also reportedly found in the cell.

Sunday, 26th October, 2014 8:20am

By Simon Perry with 27 readers' comments

Sandown ‘acid attack’ woman jailed at Crown Court (Updated)

Gavel and water glasses:

The Sandown 'acid attack' that shocked the Island back in June, leaving a young woman with extensive flesh burns and near-loss of her sight, has concluded its court case.

Wednesday, 24th September, 2014 6:20pm

By Simon Perry

Hover pilot admits to being over the alcohol limit

Hovertravel terminal

The Crown Court heard the 50 year old pleading guilty to being over the alcohol limit whilst in charge of Hovercraft. He now awaits sentencing.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 12:24pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Man arrested on suspicion of child abduction


Police issue an update in the missing teenager case.

Monday, 11th August, 2014 9:20am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Domestic abuse referrals trebled during World Cup period

Football stands:

During the World Cup period (14 June – 13 July) treble the number of referrals for domestic abuse were received compared to the same period in 2013.

Thursday, 7th August, 2014 8:28am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 5 readers' comments

Police warn B&B and guesthouse owners to be aware of scam


A 37-year-old man from London has been arrested in relation to this investigation on suspicion of a number of offences of fraud and has been bailed until October 24 pending further enquiries.

Wednesday, 6th August, 2014 5:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Commissioner releases funds to help reduce speeding on Isle of Wight roads

Community speedwatch

The funding is allocated to assist with the cost of setting up around 70 new schemes across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 17th July, 2014 10:43am

By The office of Simon Hayes with 26 readers' comments