Vectis Radio

Isle of Wight community radio station, Vectis Radio, launched on 22nd January 2010.

The radio station features music, interviews, phone-ins and more.

The Vectis Radio 4Ps training school gives youngsters an opportunity to build confidence and communication skills.

Below are some articles featuring Vectis Radio.

Not The B Word: Everything But Brexit Debate tonight in Ryde

five of the six general election candidates

The debate will be chaired by Joe Plumb of Vectis Radio's Political Soapbox and will cover everything but Brexit

Friday, 22nd November, 2019 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Vectis Radio picks up more awards in National Community Radio Awards

kelvin currie - silver sage award

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, particularly Kelvin Currie who was presented Silver 'Sage Person of the Year (Over 60)' Award

Monday, 28th October, 2019 4:03pm

By Kevin Wilson

Call for volunteer community radio presenters

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

Due to some presenters leaving for university, moving house, taking a break and/or retiring Vectis Radio, broadcasting the studio at the Riverside Centre Newport, is looking for presenters and co-presenters to grow their team.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 4:31pm

By Kelvin Currie

Community radio across the miles

Vectis Radio and Age UK Isle of Wight workshop

A broadcast link over around 250 miles was set up between the Isle of Wight and Sheffield to allow Islanders take part in a workshop in Sheffield.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 9:00am

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio and Wight SAR teaming up to save lives

Vectis Radio - shaking hands by aerial

Vectis Radio - the Island's community radio station - has stepped in to provide space on its transmitter mast just outside Newport to the Island's Search and Rescue crews.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 11:33am

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

Missed the MEP Hustings? Read our comprehensive report from the meeting

MEP Hustings, MEPs on stage with audience members

Six MEP candidates from the South East region took questions from members of the public at the engaged hustings, organised by Islanders for Europe. Read our comprehensive report.

Thursday, 9th May, 2019 11:55am

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

Fun-packed variety show raises over £1,000 for Vectis Radio

vectis radio variety show

Over £1,000 was raised for the community radio station and great fun was had by all who attended the Variety Show.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 10:40am

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio Variety Show: Don’t miss the fun-packed evening

drew cameron paddy mchugh

Some of the Isle of Wight's top talent are coming together at the Riverside Centre in Newport on Saturday March 16th for an event hosted by Britain's Got Talent finalist Drew Cameron.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 7:45am

By Kevin Wilson

TV stars hit the radio waves on the Isle of Wight this week

drew cameron paddy mchugh

Graham Cole OBE and Drew Cameron will be in the studio with Vectis Radio presenter Paddy McHugh this week. Details within.

Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 1:23pm

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio picks up National Community Radio Award

Gold star balloon over London

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, who were shortlisted from more than 360 entries from over 75 stations for coming home with a national award for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills.

Sunday, 16th September, 2018 10:03am

By Kelvin Currie

Vectis Radio shortlisted in national radio awards

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

The station has picked up nominations in the Community Development Project of the Year category for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills using radio as a form of therapy.

Friday, 17th August, 2018 10:52am

By Kelvin Currie with one comment

Your voice wanted for Isle of Wight community radio station

studio microphone

Vectis Radio are looking to establish a register of local people to voice their commercials and promotions. You'll get a free show reel in return for donating your voice to the community radio station.

Monday, 23rd April, 2018 8:03am

By Kelvin Currie with one comment