Isle of Wight fire crews praised for actions at derelict school blaze

Fire crews at Christ the King College Fire

The fire was in the roof space of a single storey building due for demolition. The cause is currently being investigated.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 12:09pm

By IW Council Press Office

Police searching for 69-year-old woman discover body (updated)


The 69-year-old was last seen in the Downside Lane area of Ventnor at around 10.30pm last night (Saturday).

Sunday, 18th August, 2019 1:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Check gardens and bins for discarded golf club used in serious assault

Police standing by vans:

The golf club was used in an assault that resulted in serious injuries on a teenager.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:58am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Two arrested following Police activity in Ventnor

Police cars in Pound Lane car park

An unusual flurry of police activity in Ventnor this morning resulted in the arrest of two people.

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 1:21pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight driver with crossbow and axes convicted of weapons offences

Police cells

A lock knife, a crossbow and bolts were found during a search of his car as well as hunting knives, more lock knives, axes, and a BB gun

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 11:27am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Cash and 16 commemorative coins worth £3,000 each stolen from Chale home


16 of these rare coins have been stolen and can be worth up to £3,000 each.

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 12:46pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

70 firearms surrendered during police campaign

surrendered weapons

The tactical firearms lead says that gun crime is low in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight and has not seen a rise like other areas.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 9:21am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

High value items stolen from Newport garage

Police tape

A large number of high value items were taken from the Cedar Hill address.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 1:06pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal following altercation in Newport

Emergency call:

Police are hoping to speak to a man who asked the woman if she was okay after the incident.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 9:00am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Appeal for information about missing woman from Andover

Jayne Travell sitting outside

The mother of three did the school run, was seen at Tesco in Andover and has not been seen since. If you have seen her on the Island call 101.

Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 11:29am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Hampshire Constabulary to trial use of drones in policing

Police officer operating a drone

A proof of concept trial will see drones being used across Hampshire and the Thames Valley, utilising them in a number of reactive and pre-planned situations.

Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 10:57am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scouts fear 1st Wroxall Group’s future in the balance after double break-in

Azwar helping a Scout learn to Kayak

The HQ has been broken into twice, as well as kit the scouts had raised funds to buy being stolen.

Friday, 26th July, 2019 8:58am

By Malcolm Cox