News in substance misuse

Youth Commission looking for new members

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is seeking new members aged 14-25. The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people.

09 September 2019

Commissioner urges people to stay safe this bank holiday and through the summer

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane comments on the tragic deaths at Mutiny Festival this weekend.

28 May 2018

Youth commission inspiring winners at the British Youth Council Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is pleased to see the hard work of his Youth Commission recognised with the award of “Inspiring” winner in the British Youth Council Awards.

22 December 2016

Youth Commission smash target

Congratulations to members of the Youth Commission, who have already beaten their target of 1,700 responses to their ‘Big Conversation’, over three months ahead of the consultation closing. 

04 October 2016

Youth Commission raises awareness of the dangers of ‘lethal highs’

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission will be raising awareness of the dangers of taking Psychoactive Substances (‘Legal Highs’) among festival goers as part of its Lethal Highs campaign.

11 August 2016

Youth Commission – what’s your priority?

Each year, the members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission talk to young people across the region to find out more about their issues with crime and policing.

12 July 2016

Commissioner welcomes law change to keep residents safe

Under the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) which came into force on 26 May it will be illegal to produce, supply, offer to supply, or import any psychoactive substance if it is likely to be used for its psychoactive effects, regardless of its potential for harm.

07 June 2016

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood, meet your local policing team and how to contact them. Explore the crime map to see what has happened and the policing outcomes for each crime.

Neighbourhood Watch

Find a Watch scheme in your community, and apply to join or send a message to the scheme coordinator. Neighbourhood Watch provides a way for local people to play an important part in making their communities safer.