Young people asked to share their views on crime and policing issues

pcc and youth commission

This year the focus of the Big Conversation is on hate crime, the exploitation of young people, for example through grooming and county lines, and serious violence, such as knife crime

Friday, 24th January, 2020 10:18am

By The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner

Isle of Wight MP welcomes boost to police funding

police officer with 101 on lapel - westmidlandspolice

The MP says the increase will see the overall total boosted to £15.2 billion – ten per cent more than the core (resource) grant provided to forces last year

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 10:45am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

Family pays tribute to young woman who died in Arreton collision

michaela logan

Her family say, “With a smile that lit any room, she leaves an irreplaceable void in the lives of those who loved her”

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 4:10pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Have you seen this wanted man, thought to have connections to the Isle of Wight?

Joey Romero mugshot

Police are looking for this man after he failed to appear in court. He's thought to have connections to the Island, but you are advised not to approach him

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 2:09pm

By Sally Perry

Serious injury during tree surgery work led to death, Police believe. Man arrested

front of ambulance

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of a man from Niton who died following a tree surgery incident on Monday

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 1:29pm

By Sally Perry

Join the Lifeboat Lotto to help inshore rescue crews

Crew taking out the Freshwater inshore lifeboat

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

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 10:38am

By Sally Perry

Telegraph pole fire closes road and leads to evacuation

electricity pole on fire in Bembridge

The road has been closed to enable Scottish and Southern Electric to restore the service

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

RNLI crew member left 40th birthday party to respond to boat in trouble

lymington helm leaves his 40th birthday party to answer pager

Coming over from Lymington to a report of a boat run aground at Newtown Creek, this RNLI crew member left his own 40th birthday party to help others

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 7:37am

By Suzanne Brown

Lifeboats descend on Cowes for annual crew lunch

Lifeboat Get together 2020

Leading the way into the Royal Yacht Squadron's marina was the RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat from Bembridge – to be followed by a number of RNLI and independent inshore lifeboats

Monday, 20th January, 2020 9:05am

By George Chastney

Search in Spain widens for missing man from East Cowes

harry stagg - missing isle of wight man

A police source said they want to, "stop looking for someone who wants to stay travelling" and the former restaurant worker from East Cowes has been encouraged to turn himself in

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 8:34am

By Sally Perry

Prison sentence after 1,000 fake goods found at Isle of Wight address

fake goods found by police

Traces of lead were found in some of the counterfeit makeup being sold from an Isle of Wight address

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 4:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Do you know an Annabel from Niton who might be missing?

question mark street sculpture

If you think you know this person, please get in touch with police by calling 101

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 3:12pm

By Sally Perry