Better Ferry Campaign

Launching on the Isle of Wight in early 2014. The Better Ferry Campaign says it “Champions a fairer and more flexible ferry service that really serves the Isle of Wight community, without the service cuts and price rises”.

Below are articles relating to the Better Ferry Campaign.

Ferry services to be included in transport infrastructure taskforce says MP

Andrew Turner - debating ferries - 13 Oct 2014

If you were tuned into Parliament TV just after 10pm last night you might've seen the Isle of Wight MP speaking about cross-Solent travel.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 4:18pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ferry services to be debated in Parliament

Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner has been successful in securing a debate about the Ferry Services to the Isle of Wight when the House of Commons returns after the Conference break.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 1:36pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 48 readers' comments

New ferry-related campaign group gathering pace on Facebook

Facebook on the beach

The group is keen to hear your views on using Wightlink Ferries and seems to have been more successful than the longer-running Better Ferry Campaign in gathering support on Facebook.

Wednesday, 20th August, 2014 5:52pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Wightlink has quietly released a video about their ferry service

Wightlink Feb 2014 video

Wightlink have released a video - with no announcement - about the service they provide to the Island and highlight ways they feel they support Islanders.

Thursday, 13th February, 2014 2:41pm

By Simon Perry with 22 readers' comments

Visit IW asks Better Ferry Campaign to remove video as it may put off tourists

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Island's tourist board boss, David Thornton, fears the Better Ferry Campaign's launch video could harm tourism bookings this year.

Friday, 17th January, 2014 7:51pm

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign: A look at what the campaign is hoping to achieve

Better Ferry Campaign

OnTheWight takes a detailed look at the aims and claims of the Better Ferry Campaign and who is behind it.

Friday, 17th January, 2014 1:59pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign goes public

Better Ferry Campaign screen grab

The Website of the Better Ferry Campaign has now been made public, signalling its launch.

Friday, 17th January, 2014 7:50am

By Simon Perry with 12 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign: Wightlink respond to OnTheWight revelations

Colin Boswell

Wightlink managers say they don't recognise the Better Ferry Campaign's portrayal of cross-Solent ferries in general and Wightlink in particular in the campaign's launch video.

Thursday, 16th January, 2014 1:14pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign to launch on the Isle of Wight

Better Ferry Campaign launch video - Andrew Palmer

The Better Ferry Campaign is due to launch on the Island soon.

Wednesday, 15th January, 2014 1:42pm

By Simon Perry with 21 readers' comments