‘Sexual Predator’ jailed for non-recent child sex offences on the Isle of Wight

Police cells

A christian group leader was sentenced to over eight years in jail today on sixteen counts of indecently assaulting three boys and three girls aged between 12 and 15, some of which took place on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

New plan to highlight harm caused by underage drinking


The Newport CAP action plan will aim to prevent youngsters damaging their health, development and opportunities, as well as lessening the impact on the wider community.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 8:48am

By IW Council Press Office

Family pay tribute to Isle of Wight mother of four who died in Forest Road collision

Yvonne Copland

Family of much loved wife, ‘ma’ of four children and four grandchildren who was loved by all who knew her say she will be greatly missed.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 3:38pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Body found in search for missing Ryde woman


Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the missing Ryde woman.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 2:35pm

By Sally Perry

Police issue second image of missing Ryde woman


Joyce's family and the police are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare and release a second image to help identify her.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 9:49am

By Sally Perry

Forest Road collision: Official words from the emergency services about today’s incident

Yellow lilies

There’s been a lot of speculation about today’s Forest Road tragic accident. Here are the official words from the emergency services who took part.

Sunday, 14th April, 2019 7:04pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Have you seen missing Ryde woman?


Police are concerned about the welfare of this missing woman from Ryde.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 1:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police issue CCTV image after caravan burglary

caravan park cctv

Police acknowledge the CCTV is not great, but ask members of the public to get in touch if they recognise any of the men.

Sunday, 7th April, 2019 4:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Drivers who refused to stop for school crossing patrol reported to police

School crossing sign :

It's the law to stop for school crossing patrol, but one staff member says she has counted 21 drivers in the last month who have refused to stop. She's going to report them to police.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 12:55pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Police appeal after Isle of Wight motorcyclist left with life-threatening injuries


Police are still carrying out enquiries to establish if any other vehicles were involved, or whether this was a single vehicle collision. Please get in touch if you know anything that could help.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:17am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police investigating driver on dashcam video watched over half a million times

dashcam footage

The dashcam video has been watched almost half a million times in less than 24 hours and Islanders have been shocked at the actions of the driver. OnTheWight speaks to the police about what happens next.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 6:56pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight teens hear inspirational talk on knife crime by former gang member

PCSO Steve Hull Omar Sharif PS Justin Pringle

Former Central London gang member, who lost three teenage friends to knife crime, spoke to teenagers across the Isle of Wight last week, highlighting the dangers of knife crime.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 11:02am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 7 readers' comments