Residents on the Isle of Wight are being warned to be aware of cold callers, following a new alleged scam.

The Isle of Wight Council said it has had reports of people offering tarmac work on their driveways and around their homes.

The council said it believed this was a scam.

The advice from trading standards is never to buy goods and/or services at the door.

More advice about doorstep scams can be found here –