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

Andrew Turner votes against Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

Vote sprayed on shutters by sundaykofax

There's been much concern about the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill being rushed through Parliament - and its scope to record all private communications.

Tuesday, 15th July, 2014 6:06pm

By Simon Perry with 28 readers' comments

Six year jail sentence for woman who stabbed her partner

Newport Crown and Magistrates Court:

An argument about texting a former boyfriend was followed by the woman stabbing her then-partner and leaving him bleeding heavily.

Friday, 27th June, 2014 9:52am

By Sally Perry

Man who set fire to girlfriend’s clothes given community order


It's not clear what led the man to set fire to his former girlfriend's clothes, but his actions have led to a two year restraining order.

Monday, 23rd June, 2014 4:22pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Teen pleads guilty to causing death of Kiri-Jade Hodgkinson and Barbara Ford

Newport Magistrates Court:

This is a heartbreaking story for all involved. Although the driver has no recollection of the incident, he has pleaded guilty to two charges of causing death by dangerous driving.

Friday, 20th June, 2014 9:25am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Complaint against Police and Crime Commissioner referred to IPCC

Simon Hayes

The PCC says the factually incorrect complaint is malicious. The Panel who referred it won't add any further comment.

Thursday, 5th June, 2014 11:17am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Woman charged following acid attack on 22 year old woman (Update 2)


Police have charged a 48-year old woman from Ryde in connection with the acid attack on the 22 year old woman outside the Royal China Restaurant in Sandown.

Thursday, 5th June, 2014 9:08am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Police and Crime Commissioner calls for fresh approach to reducing reoffending

Simon Hayes:

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Simon Hayes, has published a White Paper setting out six recommendations aimed at reducing reoffending.

Monday, 2nd June, 2014 8:53am

By The office of Simon Hayes with 2 readers' comments

Council could face legal action over car parking increases

Parking in Union Street Ryde

If the proposed changes to parking charges go ahead, legal action, as well the possible removal of Councillors and Officers, will be explored say Ryde Business Association (RBA)

Thursday, 29th May, 2014 9:40pm

By Simon Perry with 56 readers' comments

£500k bill expected by Sandown Hotel owner after High Court hearing

Esplanade Hotel - Sandown - May 2014 - SRP

Owner's claims of not wanting the work done on the Sandown hotel are not accepted by the Judge, leading to massive costs.

Friday, 2nd May, 2014 8:49am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

37 vehicles suffer thousands of pounds worth of damage from vandalism

Car Tyre:

The vandalism happened overnight on 29th/30th April. Police would like to know whether you saw or heard anything.

Thursday, 1st May, 2014 8:43am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Don’t be taken in by doorstep traders say police

No Hawkers:

The Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards Service and Hampshire Police have been working together to help residents avoid being targeted by rogue traders.

Tuesday, 29th April, 2014 7:22am

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments