The University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Criminal Justice Studies is carrying out an evaluation on behalf of Isle of Wight Police, of public opinion regarding the police use of body worn video cameras on the Island.
Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information following a road rage incident near Whitwell. The incident started at around 5.00pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, when the driver of a yellow Honda Civic attempted to overtake the driver of a white Peugeot van after it had turned out of Beacon Alley onto Niton Road, heading towards Niton.
On Saturday, the largest gathering of Salsa dancers on the Isle of Wight since last summer, raised £319 for Ryde Inshore Rescue, as part of the independent lifeboats “Go Orange” appeal to support independent lifeboat stations.
National Express senior and disabled Coachcard holders can now save 1/3 off the cost of a ticket together with a 1/3 off their Hovertravel ticket when purchasing a combined Hovertravel and Coach ticket.
Administrators at accountancy firm Deloitte have announced today (Wednesday) that the Isle of Wight’s HMV branch is to close. The administrators axed 66 branches in a first wave of closures… Read more
Weather forecasters are predicting some parts of the country could see snow with wintry showers by the end of this week. The Met Office has at present a Level-3 cold weather health alert in place warning of a risk to elderly and vulnerable people.
The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is holding information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a retained firefighter. There are vacancies at Cowes, East Cowes, Bembridge, Freshwater and Yarmouth Fire Stations.
The Isle of Wight Council is set to establish a £1 million First Time Buyer Fund to help Island residents take their first step onto the property ladder and provide a much-needed boost to the local housing economy.