Wightlink celebrating two years serving Isle of Wight milk to their ferry customers

Wightlink celebrates almost half a million litres of IoW milk

Wightlink are not only supporting an Isle of Wight farm, but keeping food miles to a minimum, by sourcing it locally. The amount of milk that they’ve used is enough for a staggering number of cups of tea and coffee!

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 4:28pm

By Karen Woods with 5 readers' comments

Wightlink cancel ferry crossings due to ‘adverse weather and reduced power’

wight light wightlink ferry

If you were due to sail today on the Wightlink Fishbourne route, best to check whether your sailing has been cancelled

Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 2:02pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Sea shanty lovers form new Isle of Wight crew

The Ferrymen singers

Depending on when you travel, if you're lucky you might hear The Ferryman singing sea shanties at Fishbourne this year

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 12:02pm

By Andy Schofield

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

Island Roads say ‘thank you’ as gateway improvements are completed

Fishbourne Lane

The rebuilding and resurfacing work at Fishbourne has been completed to schedule, despite the recent wet and windy weather

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 7:35am

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Letter: Have Isle of Wight ferry ports reached and exceeded capacity?

east cowes gridlock on the roads

Cllr Karl Love says solutions to tackle the gridlocked congestion his town faces when there are ferry delays need to be explored or face the consequences.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 7:34am

By Karl Love with one comment

Portsmouth clean air zone plans could bring welcome news for Isle of Wight drivers, but not HGVs

switch off engine sign by londonmatt

In a bid to reduce air pollution in the shortest possible time, Portsmouth City Council has drawn up proposals for a clean air zone.

Monday, 2nd September, 2019 6:30pm

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Next phase of road improvement works due to start in Fishbourne

Fishbourne Lane

While considerable planning has been undertaken to minimise disruption, delays may be possible, and people are advised to allow more time for their journeys in the surrounding area.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 3:01pm

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Major roadworks at Fishbourne Lane: Over three phases to avoid disruption

Fishbourne Lane pre-works

The duration of the entire scheme is ten weeks, but this is phased to avoid work during the school summer holidays and ensuring that road closures are kept to a minimum.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 10:23am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Isle of Wight mosaic artist Helen Goodman heads to Quarr for Open Studios

all six mosaic images by helen goodman

Helen Goodman's mosaic work is heavily inspired by nature and her surroundings. See how she brings her work to life during this year's Open Studios.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 10:30am

By Feature Writer

Police investigating driver on dashcam video watched over half a million times

dashcam footage

The dashcam video has been watched almost half a million times in less than 24 hours and Islanders have been shocked at the actions of the driver. OnTheWight speaks to the police about what happens next.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 6:56pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Fantastic range of artwork on sale this week at Quarr Abbey Winter Exhibition


The exhibition begins on Thursday and runs for five days, featuring work by four Isle of Wight artists, Melanie Swan, Sarah Talbot, Sally Woodford and Martin Swan.

Monday, 26th November, 2018 5:19pm

By Feature Writer