Do you recognise the man in this E-fit? ask police

e-fit of suspected burglar

Police want to talk to this man in connection with £1,000 worth of alcohol stolen from a hotel in Sandown in October last year

Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 12:36pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight and Sandown Bay feature in The Guardian’s ‘Where to go on holiday in 2020: the alternative hotlist’

futuristic retro island article

Sandown Bay and the brilliant work being carried out by The Common Space features prominently in The Guardian's 'Where to go on holiday in 2020: the alternative hotlist'

Sunday, 5th January, 2020 10:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Portrait of an artist: Short film about Isle of Wight artist Jo Bemis

jo bemis on ventnor beach

Just over five minutes, Paul Knights' latest film provides a great insight into artist, Jo Bemis’ creative process

Saturday, 4th January, 2020 10:25am

By Sally Perry with one comment

End the first day of 2020 at grand New Year’s Day firework display

fireworks on the water at sandown

Sandown Carnival Association celebrate the end of their 130th year with a grand firework display. All welcome

Tuesday, 31st December, 2019 10:07am

By Sally Perry

Brush away the cobwebs with a New Year’s Day swim

men running into the sea

There are at least two official New Year's Day swims taking place on the Island Wight. Details within

Tuesday, 31st December, 2019 9:58am

By Sally Perry

Update: Police arrest Sandown man on suspicion of assault

police officer

The alleged assault took place on young woman, leaving her with serious injuries

Friday, 27th December, 2019 1:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

20 made redundant as Isle of Wight hotel closes following scandal of hotel chain founder and missing £50m

auckland house hotel

Our thoughts are with the 20 staff from the Auckland House Hotel which has been closed following the collapse of Carlauren Group

Thursday, 19th December, 2019 2:30pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Sandown man charged with convenience store robberies

Police tape

The most recent incident took place this week, shortly after 8.30pm on Monday

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 12:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Best Isle of Wight pub, as voted for by ‘Beers and Buses’ fans, revealed

Presentation of the Sheild to The Castle Staff at the awards ceremony

Those who enjoyed the Classic Buses, Beer and Walks Weekend in October voted for their favourite pub. See who came out on top

Friday, 6th December, 2019 8:09am

By Trevor Whelan

Head to The Christmas Garden for hours of magical fun

The Christmas Garden

If you're looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon, head to The Christmas Garden in Sandown. There's a great deal on offer at this free family event

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Prestigious science award for Isle of Wight School

Jacqueline Stay and others receiving the award

The profile of science in the school over the last twelve months has clearly risen, say assessors

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 11:53am

By Karen Bricknell

Pellet gun used in Sandown robbery: Second time store hit in ten days

central stores sandown -

The man had his face covered, but was reported to be holding a pellet gun. Did you see anything?

Thursday, 28th November, 2019 1:39pm

By Sally Perry with one comment