Victoria of Wight wins top environmental award for £30million hybrid ferry

Jarvis Smith from the P.E.A. Awards, in association with Octopus Energy, presents Wightlink’s Keith Greenfield with the Travel Award

CEO of the ferry company said they've pledged to do all they can to "protect the sea, land and air around us by keeping the Solent clean, recycling as much as possible and reducing waste and emissions"

Monday, 2nd December, 2019 2:43pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Ferry staff extend their Christmas appeal for cat shelter to passengers

Anni Ruecroft and the Wightlink Nine Lives Cat Food Appeal

This year the appeal is being extended to members of the public, who are invited to donate cat food, treats, toys, cat litter and clean blankets at special drop-off points located in Wightlink’s terminal buildings

Tuesday, 19th November, 2019 7:41am

By Karen Woods

Young Islanders head into the boardroom with ferry company CEO

Young leaders meet Captain Matt Mullins

Young Islanders had a chance to find out more about the Isle of Wight ferry company and quiz their CEO on a recent visit

Monday, 11th November, 2019 11:55am

By Karen Woods

Wightlink support travel for children in council’s care

Keith Greenfield CEO Wightlink Ferries

The Wightlink travel passes enable them to commute to a mainland college which offers specialist courses currently unavailable on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 4:40pm

By Karen Woods

Wightlink are jacking up the cost of driving on Ryde pier

taxi on pier

The new entry system is being installed this week and will come into operation at 4pm on Sunday (15th September).

Monday, 9th September, 2019 12:27pm

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Lymphoedema sufferer walking the Isle of Wight for charity

Island walkers Helen and Dave Hunter

Despite suffering from painful condition, Lymphoedema, Helen Hunter is currently walking the Isle of Wight’s coastline for charity.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 8:55am

By Karen Woods

Wightlink marks five years of supporting whale and dolphin charity, ORCA

Emma, Jo and Katie from ORCA with Captain Dave Booker

It was the fifth year the ferry company welcomed volunteers from the whale and dolphin charity to its Portsmouth – Fishbourne route.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 1:27pm

By Karen Woods

Courage of soldiers on D-Day to be commemorated by ferry company

HMS Ryde off Omaha Beach, painted by Ventnor artist Rod Williams

All sorts of tributes will be paid at Wightlink to the courageous servicemen and women who risked their lives on D-Day 75 years ago.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 10:33am

By Karen Woods

Isle of Wight ex-servicemen to take part in D-Day commemorations with help from Wightlink

Bert Cuthbertson, Peter Evans and Tom Bodman

The three decorated ex-servicemen will be given VIP treatment by Wightlink Ferries at the start of their trip to France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Thursday, 30th May, 2019 3:57pm

By Karen Woods

Beneficiaries of Wightlink sponsorship scheme celebrate successes

Jake Webb and Keith Greenfield stood outside Quay Arts

As part of its support, Wightlink provides discounted travel and helps to promote the many achievements and events of its beneficiaries through its social media pages

Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 5:09pm

By Karen Woods

Wightlink to trial overnight Fastcats throughout the summer

Wight Ryder II 300 dpi

Great news for anyone going out in the evening in Portsmouth over the summer as Wightlink announce a new overnight timetable.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 5:46pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

St Cecilia’s biggest fan is ‘Captain for the Day’

Captain Jim Blanch and Ellis Yeats on the Bridge of St Cecilia

Young Ellis had captured the hearts of everyone at Wightlink so was offered to be VIP ‘Captain for the Day’ on the retiring ferry, St Cecilia, last week.

Monday, 28th January, 2019 8:22am

By Karen Woods