A coroner will call on the Government to look at vehicle tyre age after one two decades old caused a coach crash that killed three people.
The family of Evey Staley have released this poignant statement after the ten year old's killer was given a ten year jail sentence today.
A driver who crashed into a car, killing a 10-year-old girl after spending the day drinking and smoking cannabis, was jailed for 10 years.
Police say the case of a missing Isle of Wight teenager remains open on the 17th anniversary of his disappearance. Damien Nettles vanished after a night out with friends in Cowes on 2 November, 1996, when he was 16.
Detectives believe he was murdered, but despite a £10,000 reward from a local businessman no remains have been found. In 2011, detectives arrested eight people on suspicion of murdering Damien. They were questioned over the course of a year and released with no further action.
Chief Superintendent Dave Powell said: 'Our files remain open to receive any new facts that members of the public may have about Damien's disappearance or location.'
A3020 St Georges Way closed due to fallen power cables and fallen tree between A3054 Snook's Hill / B3323 East Street / Barton Road / High Street and A3056.
Wightlink have posted the following update on their cross Solent services: Our Portsmouth Gunwharf - Fishbourne route is running an hourly service.
Our Lymington - Yarmouth route is now running a shuttle service with immediate effect and the weather will continue to be monitored closely.
As a result of the severe weather, we have suspended our Portsmouth Harbour - Ryde catamaran service until further notice.
A shuttle bus will be running from Ryde to Fishbourne to transport passengers to our Portsmouth - Fishbourne car ferry route with immediate effect.
If you have any further concerns about your sailing, please call Wightlink reservations on 0871 376 1000 (calls cost 7p per minute, plus network extras).
All services remain suspended until further notice, to be connected to an agent please contact 08448449988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Isle of Wight has recorded the highest winds overnight - with the monitoring station at The Needles recording gusts of 99 mph.
The Environment Agency has issued 14 flood warnings for the South West, as well as 146 flood alerts for the rest of England and Wales
The strongest winds are around Dorset, Somerset and the Hampshire areas, and forecasters say they are going to spread north and east in the next few hours. Elsewhere it has reached 80mph in Portland in Dorset and 75mph at Yeovilton in Somerset, but gusts are widely reaching 50mph.
People have been evacuated from their homes on the Isle of Wight after a car drove into a gas main. The accident happened at Pier Street in Ventnor on the island . The car punctured a gas main at a property and the police have partially evacuated the road as a precaution.
It's not known how many people have had to be evacuated but no one is believed to have been injured. Police and fire crews are at the scene.
A daredevil claims he has set another world record for being the first man to cross the Solent by sailing in a giant pumpkin.
Mr Galitzine set sail from Stokes Bay in Gosport at around 9am this morning, and landed at Wooton Creak Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight. The journey took 1 hour 56 minutes.
Galitzine sat inside the giant vegetable and travelled several miles across one of the busiest shipping channels in the world.
The pumpkin was fitted with a small outboard motor which enabled Dmitri to travel at about 1 or 2 knots.
A man has died following a collision near Freshwater on the Isle of Wight this morning. Emergency services were called to Newport Road at 8.37am.
A 54-year-old woman driving a black Volkswagen Polo sustained multiple fractures and is in a stable condition at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.The driver of a blue Ford Fiesta, a 91-year-old local man, sustained fatal injuries.
Officers believe a school bus carrying children was pulling over to a bus stop when the collision occurred between an overtaking car and an oncoming car- none of the children were injured.
Police are renewing their appeal for for witnesses after a crash that killed a woman on the Isle of Wight. Rachel Titley, who was 28 and from Totland, died after the crash in Yarmouth last Friday night.
A 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving has been bailed until next March.
Recorded crime has fallen by 22% in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight over the last three years.
The latest figures from the independent Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the drop from June 2010 to June this year, excluding fraud offences.
Crime in England and Wales is down by more than 10% since the general election, according to the ONS.