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

HMS Queen Elizabeth coming to Portsmouth sooner than expected

hms queen elizabeth

It was expected that the new huge aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, was to arrive at the end of this week. We've just learnt that this has been brought forward. It should be quite an event.

Monday, 14th August, 2017 9:28pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

First cars use new Wightlink ramps at revamped terminals

handbrake on

Wightlink’s £45million investment in the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route reaches another milestone as first cars use the new upper and lower ramps at both terminals.

Thursday, 27th July, 2017 3:32pm

By Karen Woods with one comment

Ferry service delayed due to ‘disruptive passenger’ (updated)

Wightlink St Clare ferry:

The ferry had to return to Portsmouth after police were called to deal with a 'disruptive passenger'. The ferry service resumed at 2.45pm.

Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 2:05pm

By Sally Perry

Wightlink advise customers to avoid non-essential travel today

Foggy boats:

Mechanical issues on the St Claire ferry and a foggy Solent are causing delays on both of Wightlink's car ferry services.

Monday, 3rd April, 2017 11:16am

By Sally Perry with 28 readers' comments

Ferry route diverted to International Port this week

Portsmouth International Port

All customers booked on ferries between Tuesday-Thursday have been notified, but if you're travelling don't forget ferry terminal changes this week.

Monday, 27th March, 2017 11:19am

By Sally Perry