Police campaign to tackle county lines and exploitation of vulnerable people

Two British Transport police at entrance to a train station

The Children’s Commissioner estimates at least 46,000 children in England are caught up in gangs. Last week's operation aimed to tackle county lines drug dealing and the associated exploitation of vulnerable people

Sunday, 27th September, 2020 10:08am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Half-hour extension granted for ‘nuisance’ restaurant by Isle of Wight council

Trees outside County Hall

Isle of Wight Police says they've had more complaints about this business than any other on Island, but owner says she's trying to run "a very nice and relatively exclusive establishment"

Friday, 25th September, 2020 8:42am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 17 readers' comments

Freshwater man has now been charged in case of rape of 3-year-old: Court tomorrow

prison jail corridor

The shocking case - rape of a three-year-old - occurred on August bank holiday. A Freshwater man has now been charged

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 6:05pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Join Lifeboat Lotto to help support Isle of Wight inshore rescue crews

Crew from Freshwater Lifeboat going out on the water

Join the Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than £10pm and you’ll be helping independent lifeboat stations

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 9:45am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

24 new volunteer Community First Responders join Isle of Wight Ambulance Service

hands with blue latex gloves shaped into a heart

The Training Lead at Isle of Wight Ambulance Service said, "The time and commitment people are willing to give our Ambulance service is truly humbling and we are extremely grateful indeed"

Monday, 21st September, 2020 2:52pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 5 readers' comments

Police appeal: Did you witness serious road traffic collision last night?

Police control operator

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident or possible dah cam footage beforehand

Friday, 18th September, 2020 2:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Cowes RNLI carry out their 600th shout since 2008

Cowes RNLI

Cowes RNLI were called out to two shouts last night during their weekly crew meeting - reaching their 600th call since the charity began operations in 2008

Friday, 18th September, 2020 2:26pm

By George Chastney

Police set out how they aim to disrupt supply of Class A drugs on the Isle of Wight

police dog at post office

Enforcement is just one element of the work Isle of Wight Police do in order to disrupt the supply of Class A drugs. Details within

Thursday, 17th September, 2020 4:04pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Join the Isle of Wight Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win £5k

fifty pound note

Join the Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than £10pm and you’ll be helping independent lifeboat stations

Wednesday, 16th September, 2020 9:16am

By Sally Perry

Police chief sets out how they will monitor and enforce Coronavirus ‘Rule of Six’

two red dice both landed on six

Assistant Chief Constable Maggie Blyth explains how the police will be involved with engaging, explaining, encouraging or enforcement in relation to the new Coronavirus measures

Tuesday, 15th September, 2020 12:11pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 7 readers' comments

Coronavirus ‘Rule of Six’ comes into force today

six kiwis and six satsumas

The new rules mean that apart from a set of limited exemptions including work and education – any social gatherings of more than six people will be against the law with fines of up to £10,000

Monday, 14th September, 2020 9:34am

By Home Office with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight emergency heroes celebrated on 999 Day

Montage of Ambulance crew

Emergency Services Day, also known as 999 Day, is a national day and a chance to support the heroic individuals of the NHS and emergency services

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 7:29am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 2 readers' comments