Driver arrested after collision with pedestrian

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Police are appealing for dashcam footage or anyone who saw anything to get in touch

Friday, 30th April, 2021 1:24pm

By Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service with one comment

District Commander for the Isle of Wight shares this update with residents

Sarah Jackson

Superintendent Sarah Jackson shares this letter to all residents of the Isle of Wight, setting out how the police are responding to Covid-19 rules and guidelines, as well as how they have been tackling crime

Thursday, 29th April, 2021 3:29pm

By Sarah Jackson with 3 readers' comments

Costs for Isle of Wight street lighting down by 39 per cent

Streetlamp lighting rain in night sky

Six years ago the Isle of Wight council spent £1.5m per year on street lighting. Five years later it had gone down by 39 per cent

Monday, 26th April, 2021 1:13pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 12 readers' comments

Week-long Isle of Wight crackdown on knife crime starts today

Man holding knife

Police say that taking knives off our streets and helping people understand the dangers of carrying a knife remains a top priority

Monday, 26th April, 2021 10:49am

By Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service with 4 readers' comments

Police seek cyclists who witnessed collision: Cyclist suffers serious injuries

police tape and police car in background

Were you one of the three cyclists who witnessed the incident but left when emergency services arrived?

Monday, 12th April, 2021 3:56pm

By Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

Knifepoint robbery at village shop

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

If you witnessed the robbery or saw a man in the area wearing a grey chequered blanket, Police would like to hear from you

Sunday, 11th April, 2021 6:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Candidates for 2021 Police and Crime Commissioner elections named

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The four candidates standing for the role of Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have been announced

Friday, 9th April, 2021 2:35pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Appeal to find milkman or nurse who helped man collapsed in road last year

Tim Moxey

Were you the milkman or nurse who stopped to help this man who had collapsed in a Newport street in the early hours of a Saturday morning last April?

Thursday, 25th March, 2021 5:09pm

By Sally Perry

‘I felt a strong reassurance that if I was in need, I was protected’: Praise for IW Police

View of Culver cliff

Early riser Tom Howatt was given a fright when a light shined into his car at 4am followed by a knock on the glass. There was a happy result though. Read the details within

Thursday, 25th March, 2021 9:38am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Derelict Sandown hotel occupied by group aiming to preserve its cultural heritage

Ocean Hotel / King's Head © Sandown Hub

The occupiers say they have no wish to damage or disturb the building, instead they intend to preserve the cultural heritage of this almost 200-year-old building, once frequented by the likes of Lewis Carroll, Charles Darwin and Count Stroganov

Monday, 22nd March, 2021 8:02am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Freshwater man who recorded himself abusing girls, aged between four and 17 has just had sentence extended

jail-corridor with inset photo of jonathan maertens

Maertens was originally sentenced to 16 years in 2020, but the Solicitor General said he was shocked by the seriousness of the offences and referred the case to the Court of Appeal

Friday, 19th March, 2021 1:20pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Update: Missing man from East Cowes found

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Police say the missing man from East Cowes has now been located

Thursday, 18th March, 2021 2:43pm

By Hampshire Constabulary