Isle of Wight Youth Mental Health Taskforce sponsored by Wightlink

Wightlink's Keith Greenfield with young members of the Isle of Wight Youth Mental Health Taskforce

Wightlink have announced their support for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust's Mental Health Taskforce - which provides peer-to-peer advocacy to young people, helping break down the stigma associated with mental health.

Monday, 30th July, 2018 11:02am

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight bikes set sail with Wightlink for new life in Africa

ReCycle bikes to Africa

Another batch of unwanted bicycles have set sail from the Isle of Wight - with the help of Wightlink - destined eventually for Africa.

Wednesday, 25th July, 2018 12:02pm

By Karen Woods

Victoria of Wight heads across the Sea of Marmara

Victoria of Wight 640

Victoria of Wight heading to the UK is the final stage of Wightlink's £45million investment in the Portsmouth - Fishbourne route.

Tuesday, 17th July, 2018 8:28am

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Wightlink slashing car waiting times on Ryde Pier

Ryde Pier

When you pay your pound to drive up Ryde Pier, you have an hour waiting time included. Wightlink are going to slash that. OnTheWight found this in their press released titled 'Improvements ahead'.

Wednesday, 13th June, 2018 12:50pm

By Karen Woods with 4 readers' comments

Chernobyl children’s latest visit to the Isle of Wight

Chernobyl children on St Cecilia

This is the eleventh trip organised to the Island for Chernobyl children. Spending time away from their home environment greatly decreases the amount of radioactive contamination within the children’s bodies and allows their immune system to strengthen.

Friday, 8th June, 2018 6:40pm

By Karen Woods with one comment

Human chain formed to save exhausted dog swimming out to sea

After the nine month old dog was seen swimming out to sea by a Wightlink customer, staff at the ferry terminal sprang into action to rescue the exhausted animal.

Sunday, 3rd June, 2018 11:28am

By Karen Woods

Isle of Wight sporting successes brought to life at celebratory event

Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Racing Team and Keith Greenfield

The event was attended by a number of sports people, teams, arts organisations and charities, also supported by Wightlink and Southern Vectis.

Thursday, 17th May, 2018 11:33am

By Karen Woods

Wightlink announce major new sponsorship deal with Quay Arts

Quay Arts Centre support Paul Armfield and Keith Greenfield

The vibrancy of Quay Arts has been turned around in the last couple of years and now offers a wide and varied programme of arts events. Wightlink have now offered their support to this vital cultural hub in the heart of Newport.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 1:42pm

By Karen Woods

Wightlink’s new cafe offers ‘One of the best views in the city’

Camber Cafe view

Wightlink say customers can now enjoy one of the best views in the city with a cup of tea or coffee while they wait for their ferries in Portsmouth.

Thursday, 29th March, 2018 12:26pm

By Karen Woods with one comment

Electric car (EV) charging coming to Wightlink’s Fishbourne port

Wightlink’s Tara Broad serves coffee in a reusable cup to Chief Executive Keith Greenfield on board St Clare.

Wightlink is on a big green push ATM - One of the most interesting of these is the installation of an electric car (EV) charging at the Fishbourne port. More too

Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 2:51pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Victoria of Wight: Wightlink’s new flagship heading to the Solent

Victoria of Wight pre-launch final

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight is launching from Turkey this week. Expect to see her in the Solent for several weeks as crew are trained to operate her before she enters service

Monday, 5th February, 2018 12:02pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Ferry crew member dives into water to rescue man with hypothermia

Steve Chamberlain

Well done that man! Wightlink boss said he was sure the man would have died from hypothermia if he had not been spotted by the crew and rescued.

Sunday, 4th February, 2018 11:43am

By Karen Woods with one comment