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Isle Of Wight Man Charged With Attempted Robbery In Ryde

An Isle of Wight man in his 20s is due in court today (Thursday), charged with attempted robbery. Hampshire Constabulary says its officers were called to St Johns Hill in Ryde, at around 9pm on...

Man To Appear In Court After Cowes Shop Robbery

A man will appear in court this morning (Thursday) following a robbery at a shop in Cowes. Police were called to Rashley's Premier Express, on Park Road, on Tuesday (2) afternoon. It's alleged cash was stolen...

Body Of Man In His 30s Found In Newport

The body of a man has been found in Newport. Officers were called to a footpath near to the River Medina shortly after 8.30pm and cordoned off the area. A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Police were called...

‘Keep Your Distance’ – Changes To Newport Town Centre To Encourage Social Distancing

Temporary changes are being made in Newport town centre as shops and businesses prepare to reopen. Alterations are being made to make it safer and more spacious for pedestrians as part of Isle of Wight...

Black Lives Matter Protest Planned For The Isle Of Wight

A Black Lives Matter protest is planned for the Isle of Wight today (Thursday). Organisers say the gathering is a chance to show support following the death of George Floyd in the US. They added that people...

Two People Arrested In Sandown On Suspicion Of Cannabis Offences

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of cannabis offences in Sandown. Three large bags of cannabis, more than £1,000 in cash and a vehicle have all been seized by officers. After a foot chase, police...

Emergency Teams Called To Shanklin Incident

Emergency teams have been called to reports of people in difficulty in the sea at Shanklin this evening (Wednesday). Coastguard teams from Bembridge and Ventnor, police, ambulance and Sandown Lifeboat are all on scene. It’s understood...

‘Total Gridlock’ As Ryde McDonald’s Reopens Drive-Thru

Traffic is gridlocked near to McDonald's in Ryde this evening (Wednesday). The fast-food chain has reopened its drive-thru to Islanders as of today, after weeks of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a video taken...

New Toilets, Shop And Restaurant Approved For Opposite Sandown Pier

Plans for new toilets, a shop and a restaurant in Sandown have been given the go-ahead. The Isle of Wight Council approved its own plans for regeneration — with an aim to open them next...

Isle Of Wight Donkey Sanctuary Mourns Loss Of “Special” Dusty

The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is mourning the loss of one of its residents. Jack donkey Dusty passed away on Sunday May 31, having lost his battle with severe arthritis. Dusty had been on a...

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