Missing man from Sandown safely located

Neil horner

Last seen on Wednesday, Hampshire Constabulary and Neil's family are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare

Sunday, 17th November, 2019 12:02pm

By Sally Perry

Sandown man sentenced to 24+ years for murder of ex-councillor

Jon Stasiuk at the community gardens

The Crown Court judge delivered the sentence today for the murder of a former councillor and landlord. Details within

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 1:19pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Isle of Wight councillor describes children who’ve experienced trauma as possible ‘future prisoners’

Teenager walking down street by Jesus Rodriguez

Cllr Churchman warned that if children who have experienced trauma are not helped at an early age, they could be future prisoners

Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 1:41pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Sudden change in plea in Lake ex-councillor murder trial

Yellow Lily and Gerry White

The Sandown man had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility - that all changed today

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 3:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Eight years for Isle of Wight cocaine dealer who boasted about making thousands of pounds

Police mugshot of Matthew read

As well as being jailed for drug dealing, the 29-year-old from Ryde has also been banned from driving for seven years for failing to stop

Friday, 8th November, 2019 4:31pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

£600 cash and Will stolen from 91-year-old woman just one case as mother and daughter jailed for criminal spree on the Isle of Wight

Cherelle and Dionne CLARKE

Their offending started as soon as they came to the Isle of Wight and at no stage have they apologised for the harm they have caused or told police where items such as the Will and money are

Friday, 8th November, 2019 2:34pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Red Funnel’s ex-First Officer sentenced for child sex offence

Matthew Parker - Red-Funnel

The Red Funnel ex-First Officer was today sentenced, after pleading guilty to a child sex offence. Full details inside

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Reported domestic abuse incidents the ‘very tip of the iceberg’, says refuge CEO

Domestic Abuse

35.3 per cent of reported abuse was committed by a spouse or partner with a further third carried out by former partners, and one in four abusive episodes were fuelled by alcohol

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 5:36pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Recognition for Isle of Wight Police officers, PCSO, detention officer and a forensic nurse practitioner

L-R, PC Darin Young, Jane Danaher, DCC Sara Glen, PC Scott Cooper, DO Rosina Hughes

Isle of Wight Police officers, a Police Community Support Officer, a Detention Officer and a Forensic Nurse Practitioner were all recognised at the district commander’s awards ceremony

Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 5:52pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Heartfelt message for Damien Nettles on 23rd anniversary of his disappearance

damien nettles

Mother of missing Isle of Wight teenager says that after 23 years Justice for Damien continues to be their goal

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 6:56am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight crime falls but stalking and harassment has dramatically increased

British Transport police

Overall crime figures have fallen, but stalking and harassment offences have increased dramatically

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 5:14pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Court for patient who assaulted St Mary’s Hospital staff member

St mary's hospital

Two incidents were reported to the Health and Safety Executive during August and September, both resulting in affected staff members unable to work for more than a week

Monday, 21st October, 2019 6:08pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments