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

Here are the facts behind the ‘Whitelink’ LED sign blooper

whitelink led sign large by simon wratten

You would expect the person inputting Wightlink's name into an LED system to know how to spell it, given we're on the Isle of Wight and it also appeared under the logo. Here's how the blooper happened.

Thursday, 27th September, 2018 12:45pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Victoria of Wight heralds completion of Wightlink’s £45 million investment

Countess of Wessex on the Bridge of Victoria of Wight

The arrival of Victoria of Wight heralds the completion of Wightlink's £45 million investment to improve the speed and efficiency of the route between Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The vessel was named today by the Countess of Wessex.

Thursday, 20th September, 2018 5:39pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Victoria of Wight welcomes first vehicles on board

First vehicle on Victoria of Wight

Following sea trials Wightlink staff and contractors will now move on to Victoria of Wight to get her ready for her first customers as she comes into service later in the summer.

Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 9:32am

By Karen Woods

Isle of Wight invented ‘Vertipools’ shortlisted for top environmental award

Vertipools Gurnard Primary

An Isle of Wight invention of creating artificial habitats for marine wildlife has been shortlisted for a top award.

Tuesday, 7th August, 2018 5:06pm

By Karen Woods

Mini crime wave in Fishbourne area: At least five break-ins in less than a week (Updated)

Fishborne area

In less than a week there have been at least five seven break-ins in and around the Fishbourne area.

Thursday, 21st June, 2018 6:02pm

By Simon Perry

12 Wightlink sailings cancelled over Friday and Monday: See the detail

Portsmouth Fishbourne Wightlink route

Wightlink have cancelled 12 car ferry sailings - four tomorrow (Friday) and eight on Monday (23rd). Here's the list.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 6:56pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

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

Wightlink say new terminal layout has improved punctuality

New ramps at Fishbourne

Wightlink say the improvements to terminals in Fishbourne and Portsmouth have resulted in a reduced turnaround time to around 15 minutes.

Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 7:33am

By Karen Woods with 6 readers' comments

Fishbourne traffic problems to be tackled by Wightlink

fishbourne ferry terminal

The ferry company is looking ahead at how they might be able to alleviate traffic problems at their Fishbourne ferry terminal.

Friday, 18th August, 2017 10:53am

By Karen Woods with 6 readers' comments