Prisoners using buckets as toilets revealed following inspection at HMP Isle of Wight

barbed wire around prison walls

The inspector said that progress had not been good enough in the majority of areas at HMP Isle of Wight since the last inspection

Wednesday, 19th February, 2020 10:47am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Science teacher admitted making 8,000+ indecent images and 550+ videos of children

typing on a laptop

The school say there was no reason to suspect him and that they have robust safeguarding procedures in place

Friday, 14th February, 2020 8:40am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Almost 3,000 indecent images of children found on Ventnor man’s laptop

courtroom gavel

The man was caught when Met Police found Skype messages between him and another offender. He was sentenced today, but not jailed

Thursday, 30th January, 2020 3:53pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Carlauren Group: Isle of Wight investors included in Group Action

Ocean View Hotel

At least 16 of the 55 investors in the Carlauren Group who have come forward are from the Isle of Wight, says the law firm organising the Group Action

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 4:38pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Photos reveal extent of hygiene failures at fish and chip shop over with £5,000 of fines

dirty deep fat fryer at fat harrys

There were a string of offences at the fish and chip shop which resulted in £5,000+ in fines for the owner and manager

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 2:52pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Have you seen this wanted man, thought to have connections to the Isle of Wight?

Joey Romero mugshot

Police are looking for this man after he failed to appear in court. He's thought to have connections to the Island, but you are advised not to approach him

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 2:09pm

By Sally Perry

Prison sentence after 1,000 fake goods found at Isle of Wight address

fake goods found by police

Traces of lead were found in some of the counterfeit makeup being sold from an Isle of Wight address

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 4:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Ban from teaching after pushing pupil to the ground during altercation

cowes enterprise college

The former teacher had ‘learned a lesson from the incident’ and expressed regret for his actions, but he won't be able to teach again for some time

Thursday, 2nd January, 2020 4:50pm

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

Sandown man charged with GBH with intent following bottle attack on young woman

youth handcuffed

The 21-year-old woman was left with significant injuries following the bottle attack by the man from Sandown

Sunday, 29th December, 2019 9:23pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Custody searches ‘often excessive’, but detainees dealt with in compassionate and caring way

prison jail corridor

Although there were some concerns with how those in custody were dealt with, staff engaged with detainees in a compassionate and caring way

Monday, 23rd December, 2019 8:59am

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

Former ferry captain in court over collision with motor cruiser

Southampton Magistrates Court - streetview

The collision took place in September last year and the captain was sacked as a result. The Magistrates Court heard his case this week

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 5:21pm

By Sally Perry

Budding Isle of Wight legal eagles battle it out in the courtroom

Those taking part in the Mock Trial at Newport Crown Court

The teacher of the winning school took part in the Mock Trial six years ago and went on to study law. Her team were the youngest taking part

Monday, 9th December, 2019 3:37pm

By Nicky Hayward