Town & Village News
Isle of Wight Police are asking residents to take simple steps to protect their homes and property following a series of burglaries where opportunist criminals exploited insecure doors in the Ryde, Bembridge and Sandown area.
Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information from witnesses who saw an assault at Newport bus station on Monday afternoon, January 28th.
After opening for business on 4th January, Race entries on (Monday 21st January) numbered 289. As ever, the Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes are taking a keen interest in who is signing up for the 82nd edition of this iconic Race.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the Isle of Wight coastline. Flooding is possible in lower lying areas due to a combination of rain, strong winds and high tides later tonight (Tuesday).
Operation Christmas Child has reached the milestone of delivering 100 million shoeboxes to needy children around the world thanks to the support of residents in the Isle Of Wight going the extra mile.
Crime is down across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with dwelling burglary at an all-time low. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have seen a reduction in crime across the board from 65 per 1000 of the population to 62, making it the 10th best performing force for reducing crime.
When West Wight twin swimming instructor, Gay Grieve, checked her enrollment lists for this terms swimming lessons she discovered she had no less than 5 sets of twins in her swimming groups!