‘It’s been a long, hard road,’ says Vectis Radio founder as they celebrate tenth birthday

Ian mac

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, which is celebrating its tenth birthday tomorrow. It's a great achievement!

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 11:02am

By Kevin Wilson

Vectis Radio’s soap opera, ‘Penny for your Thoughts’, reaches 100th episode

Vectis Radio soap stars

The soap is set in a community where everyone knows everyone else. Sound familiar? That's because it's set on the Isle of Wight

Monday, 9th December, 2019 8:20am

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

Boost for Vectis Radio as Ofcom approve plans to extend FM broadcast

Vectis Radio - shaking hands by aerial

Residents in outlying villages will be able to hear Vectis Radio on FM once funding has been found to improve power to the transmitter

Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 7:08am

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

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

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

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