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 Handshake

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

Hundreds raised in book sale for young people’s project

jan gibson and maggie currie

Well done to everyone involved and who took part in the book sale, which has raised hundreds of pounds for the 4Ps Radio School for young people.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 5:52pm

By Kevin Wilson

Spring into action with Alice’s radio exercise programme

Alice from spring chicks

Alice Blue has come come up with an exercise formula that works for everyone of any age over the radio.

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 10:42am

By Kevin Wilson

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

Radio play by nine year old Islander wins competition

vectis radio writing comp

Hurrah for nine year old Anne Thomas, whose radio play, Terror Island, will be broadcast on Vectis Radio next week.

Wednesday, 5th July, 2017 7:39am

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio becomes a Community Interest Company

Vectis Radio birthday cake

The transition to a CIC gives Vectis Radio legal status as a non-profit company and eases the way for funding from external bodies.

Thursday, 27th April, 2017 2:47pm

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

2017 council elections: Vectis Radio hold Leaders and Youth Hustings

Hustings in action:

There will be a Leaders hustings on 20th April in Newport and a Youth hustings on 11th April at the Ventnor Exchange. All are welcome to attend to hear from candidates in the 2017 Isle of Wight council election.

Wednesday, 5th April, 2017 12:46pm

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio strengthens its Board with latest member

Kelvin Currie

Kelvin Currie, who has been with the Isle of Wight community radio station since it launched back in 2010, joins the Board of Directors.

Monday, 9th January, 2017 9:59am

By Kevin Wilson

Original Theatre move to Chale Church

Theatre company will perform at Chale Church in future

Monday, 12th November, 2012 1:49pm

By Kevin Wilson