Freshwater Five: Day Three for Court of Appeal hearing

Outside the Courts of Appeal

The judgement that Court of Appeal judges make in this case will have a direct impact on the sentences for all the Freshwater Five

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 3:30pm

By Sally Perry

Freshwater Five: Radar evidence suggests surveillance plane and a suspect vessel

Galwad-y-Nor in the harbour

The Court of Appeal hearing begins tomorrow for two of the Freshwater Five, where new information will be put before the judge. Read the details within

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 12:46pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

The Guardian launch podcast mini-series about the Freshwater Five

Freshwater Five in focus podcast ad

The podcast mini-series delves deep into one of the biggest drug convictions in British History to understand why the jury convicted the Freshwater Five

Friday, 19th February, 2021 11:58am

By Guardian News and Media with 2 readers' comments

Freshwater Five: New evidence goes to the Court of Appeal next week

Court of appeal in London

The new evidence will be presented to the Court of Appeal next week for two of the Freshwater Five, with hopes of their convictions being quashed

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 8:46am

By Sophie Radice with 6 readers' comments

Police appeal after stolen van goes over cliff edge in Freshwater

Coastguards dealing with the van over the cliff

Police say there was no evidence that anyone was in the vehicle when it went over the cliff

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 4:02pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

When Grange Hill came to the Isle of Wight (Video) (updated)

Grange Hill came to the Isle of Wight

Flippin’ ‘eck Tucker! Grange Hill came on a school trip to the Isle of Wight at the end of the ‘80s, staying at East Dean and other IW locations

Sunday, 31st January, 2021 5:13pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight man who raped three-year-old girl has been jailed (update 3)

Fort Vic - Google Maps - with mugshot of Graham Medway

The heartbreaking details of the sexual assault against a three-year-old girl emerged in court today, as Medway was sentenced

Friday, 8th January, 2021 1:57pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight paedophile could face longer jail sentence: Solicitor General shocked by seriousness of offences

jail corridor with jonathan maertens

The Solicitor General said he was shocked by the seriousness of the man's offences and has referred the case to the Court of Appeal

Friday, 8th January, 2021 11:32am

By Sally Perry

Plans for mobile classrooms at Yarmouth School now open for public comment

yarmouth school - plans for new classrooms

The mobile classrooms will be placed on the playing fields at the Yarmouth site

Wednesday, 16th December, 2020 12:17pm

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

Celebrating 15 years of community allotments at Freshwater Court

The allotment after the work

It took years of hard work clearing and renovating both the main site and those further up on Court Road to bring all the allotments into full production and free use

Monday, 14th December, 2020 8:05am

By Chris Jarman with 2 readers' comments

Long service awards for life-saving community champions

Richard Barton-Wood and Rod Adams with their awards

A number of the Freshwater Independent Lifeboat crew were recently recognised for their long service

Wednesday, 9th December, 2020 12:57pm

By Martin Newham

Changes announced at Dimbola Museum and Galleries

dimbola tower

Although the galleries and museum will be closed until spring, they reopen for a week over the Christmas period and the tearoom remains open

Thursday, 3rd December, 2020 9:40am

By Sally Perry