18 month jail sentence for driver of fatal Forest Road collision

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The 20-year-old driver from Essex admitted causing death by dangerous driving, and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

Monday, 13th July, 2020 4:57pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 6 readers' comments

Grants for Isle of Wight groups and organisations keeping communities safe during Covid-19

PCC michael lane - outside newport ps

Voluntary groups, informal community groups established in direct response to COVID-19, Parish and Town councils and schools are invited to bid for a small grant from the PCC

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 4:13pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight robber jailed after threatening shop worker with scissors


The man who threatened a Gurnard shop worker with a pair of scissors and stole £300 from the till has been jailed

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 2:48pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight young people invited to join Police Youth Independent Advisory Group

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Being part of the Youth IAG will give you first-hand insight into policing, investigations and the community, and will also provide a platform for you to develop your skills for your CV and future career

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 10:27am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Missing Freshwater man now located

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Police thank the public for their help in locating missing man from Freshwater

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 9:14pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Mainland and Isle of Wight Police work together tackling dangerous driving – issuing many tickets

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Following reports of dangerous driving on the Isle of Wight the RP/ARV team were joined by Roads Policing Officers from the mainland to carry out work to address this

Monday, 6th July, 2020 3:13pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal after man left with head serious injury

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Police ask if residents have dash cam footage from Saturday night on Green Street, Ryde

Monday, 6th July, 2020 2:31pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Stay safe on the Isle of Wight if you visit pubs and bars, say Council and Police

woman raising pint glass in pib

Isle of Wight Director of Public Health reminds Islanders the virus is still with us and we need to do we can to help to protect each other

Friday, 3rd July, 2020 11:51am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Motorcyclist died at scene of collision, passenger airlifted with life-threatening injuries


Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the rider who died on the scene, and with his passenger who has been taken to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries

Thursday, 2nd July, 2020 2:10pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Appeal for dashcam footage after van and a motorcycle involved in serious road traffic incident

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Police are keen for anyone who may have information or dash cam footage to get in touch

Thursday, 2nd July, 2020 7:28am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight man charged in connection with £10m cocaine seizure

£10m cocaine packages in back of truck

The cocaine was seized in November 2019 in Newhaven, East Sussex when Border Force officers recovered 97 packages each containing approximately a kilo of cocaine from the back of a van carrying frozen fish

Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 2:27pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Police confirm identity of body found near The Needles

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Our thoughts are with all of Matthew's family and friends at this devastating time.

Monday, 29th June, 2020 11:24am

By Sally Perry with one comment