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Wight Rural West Police Local Neighbourhood

The West Wight has many areas of outstanding natural beauty - rolling countryside, peaceful forests, picturesque villages and breathtaking coastal scenery, such as the rugged white cliffs of Freshwater Bay, the multi-coloured sandstone cliffs of Alum Bay and of course, the famous landmark Needles rocks. '
Victorian Freshwater has the air of a town, but in fact holds the status of a village. An 18 hole golf course is superbly situated on the downs above Freshwater Bay, there are plenty of shops, and West Wight Sports Centre has a public indoor swimming pool. Freshwater Bay has a small beach and a large car park and is the ideal starting point for cliff-top walks. Inland from the bay is Afton Marsh Nature Trail.
The west coast has many beautiful beaches and most are accessible by road or from the coastal path. At Alum Bay, the Needles Park has a chairlift to the beach, from which you can see the famous coloured. Families enjoy the delightful small beach at Totland Bay and the golden sands of Colwell Bay.

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Map of the Wight Rural West Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Hampshire Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Wight Rural West Neighbourhood

The Wight Rural West is policed by the Hampshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Wight Rural West
Name Type County
Bouldnor Village Isle Of Wight
Calbourne Village Isle Of Wight
Colwell Village Isle Of Wight
Cranmore Village Isle Of Wight
Freshwater Other Settlement Isle Of Wight
Newbridge Village Isle Of Wight
Ningwood Village Isle Of Wight
Norton Village Isle Of Wight
Norton Green Village Isle Of Wight
Porchfield Village Isle Of Wight
Shalfleet Village Isle Of Wight
Thorley Village Isle Of Wight
Thorley Street Village Isle Of Wight
Totland Village Isle Of Wight
Wellow Village Isle Of Wight
Yarmouth Town Isle Of Wight

Worst Locations for Crime within the Wight Rural West neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wight Rural West neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near Highview4
ColwellvillageIsle of WightOn or near Colwell Close3
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near Lime Tree Court2
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near High Street2

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wight Rural West neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
ColwellvillageIsle of WightOn or near Solent Gardens6
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near High Street3
TotlandvillageIsle of WightOn or near Summers Court3
TotlandvillageIsle of WightOn or near Eden Road3
YarmouthtownIsle of WightOn or near Station Road2

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wight Rural West neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near Sunset Close5
ShalfleetvillageIsle of WightOn or near Fleet Way5
FreshwaterotherSettlementIsle of WightOn or near Jubilee Close3
TotlandvillageIsle of WightOn or near Cranstoun Close3

Police Officer Information for Wight Rural West

NameRankBio
Tim Campany PC

PC Tim Campany is the Safer Neighbourhoods Team Constable, responsible for crime and disorder in two beats on the Isle of Wight. Beats 09 and 10. His main objective is to reduce the criminal and anti social behaviour of people who live in or visit these two parts of the Isle of Wight especially those people who repeatedly offend. He also aims to reduce problems relating to specific locations and addresses that cause ongoing disturbance to the neighbourhood. He is based from Yarmouth Police Station

Martin EGERTON PC

PC Egerton is the a Neighbourhood Policing Team Constable, responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and disorder in West Wight. His main objective is to reduce the criminal and anti social behaviour of people who live in or visit the West Wight area especially those people who repeatedly offend. He also aims to reduce problems relating to specific locations and addresses that cause ongoing disturbance to the neighbourhood.

Catherine Quinn PCSO

PCSO Catherine QUINN is responsible for looking after Yarmouth, Porchfield, Newtown, Brighstone, Calbourne, Mottistone, Brook, Hulverstone, Newbridge, Shalfleet, Bouldnor and Limerstone. Her role as a PCSO is to reassure the public by means of high visible patrolling, engaging with community events, engaging with the community via beat surgeries and patrols, and to tackle Anti-social behaviour. PCSO QUINN is currently stationed at Yarmouth Police Station.

Mike THORNTON PCSO

PCSO Mike Thornton patrols the Freshwater and Totland neighbourhoods. Mike is responsible for police and community issues that matter to the residents. This includes the behaviour and welfare of children, engaging with community groups, protecting the vulnerable and elderly and ensuring that the streets and parks are safe places, free from risk or fear of crime. Mike is based from Yarmouth Police Station.

Justin KEEFE PCSO

PCSO Justin Keefe patrols a large rural area including villages: Limerstone, Shorwell, Kingston, Billingham, Chillerton, Gatcombe, Rookley, Blackwater, Merstone, Newchurch, Winford and Apse Heath. PCSO KEEFE is responsible for Police and Community issues that may concern our residents. PCSO KEEFE is also a key member of the Islands Country Watch team, improving confidence and communication with the wider rural community. PCSO KEEFE is currently stationed at Yarmouth Police Office, located at the Harbour Masters Office.

Stephen Oatley PCSO

PCSO Stephen Oatley is responsible for patrolling South Rural area mainly focusing in on the village areas of Godshill, Wroxall, Whitwell, Niton and Chale. He is responsibility for local policing issues in these villages with the view to reducing crime and anti-social behaviour. Also to Identify and protect vulnerable members of the community that are at risk of being victims of crime or being involved in crime. Working together with key partnership agencies and community groups he maintains that important link to help seek resolution to community issues. PCSO Oatley is based at the Yarmouth police office along with other colleagues who cover the South & West Rural area.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Wight Rural West

IssueActionDates

Road Traffic Offences
1) Traffic related anti – social behaviour. (To include speeding/obstruction/manner of driving)

TO COVER RURAL SOUTH & WEST WIGHT AREAS.

WEST WIGHT POLICE OFFICE
THE QUAY
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NT

Problem/Issue undergoing investigation and assessment.

Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
4 Police Patrol Activity(s)

Issue dated: 07/04/2018

Action dated: 19/10/2018

ASB
Youth related anti-social behaviour.

Covering areas of Rural South Wight & West Wight.

WEST WIGHT POLICE OFFICE
THE QUAY
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NT

Problem/Issue undergoing investigation and assessment.

Issue dated: 07/04/2018

Action dated: 07/04/2018

Crime Prevention - General
To identify and protect vulnerable members of the community reducing their opportunities of becoming a victim or potential offender.

WEST WIGHT POLICE OFFICE
THE QUAY
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NT

Problem/Issue undergoing investigation and assessment.

Issue dated: 07/04/2018

Action dated: 07/04/2018

Street Crime Within Wight Rural West

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Alexandra Road East Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Alum Bay Old Road Public order Under investigation
Birch Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Clay Lane Burglary Under investigation
Clay Lane Burglary Under investigation
Colwell Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Colwell Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Colwell Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cranstoun Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Elm Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Fairfield Way Anti-social behaviour
Ferry Terminal Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Fort Warden Road Criminal damage and arson Offender given a caution
Fort Warden Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Groves Close Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Heathfield Close Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
High Street Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
High Street Possession of weapons Awaiting court outcome
Highview Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Highview Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Highview Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Highview Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Jennings Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lanes End Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lime Tree Court Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lime Tree Court Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Little Whitehouse Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Shoplifting Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Princes Close Anti-social behaviour
Quay Street Possession of weapons Awaiting court outcome
Regina Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
St Andrews Way Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Summers Court Anti-social behaviour
Summers Court Anti-social behaviour
Tennyson Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Upper Princes Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ward Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation