Ryde, Isle of Wight

Ryde is known as ‘the Gateway to the Isle of Wight’ due to its Victorian pier where the Wightlink passenger ferry arrives. Hovertravel’s Hover also has a terminal here.

Ryde from the seaThe shopping in Ryde is well-renowned with lots of independent shops.

Ryde has very large, shallow beaches and parks to match, making it a popular destination during the summer.

It’s also the largest conurbation on the Isle of Wight.

Below are the article OnTheWight have published about it:

Warriors end of season party is ‘a roaring success’

Conor Coles

Whilst it was acknowledged that things had not gone the Warriors way on-track, activities off-track had registered success after success for this innovative club.

Monday, 16th October, 2017 7:41am

By Rob Dyer

Missing Isle of Wight teenager found safe

kayleigh pixie france right

Family and friends are growing increasingly worried about the missing teenager who was last in contact with her family on Friday. If you have seen Kayleigh please let police know asap by calling 101.

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017 11:23am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Arena Community Action Group still fighting for ice rink one year on

RACAG - iow day

A lot has happened in the last year, but the Ryde Community Action Group have not given up and continue to fight to bring back Ryde Arena for the Isle of Wight community of ice skaters, ice hockey players and more.

Friday, 6th October, 2017 1:20pm

By Cameron Palin with one comment

Brutal attack leaves man with fractured jaw

police officer

The 20 year old man was pushed over and restrained whilst another man punched and kicked him. Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack that took place around 6pm on Tuesday in Ryde.

Friday, 6th October, 2017 6:57am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Aspire’s Isle of Wight Day free feast fed over 1,500


In a bid to help alleviate food poverty, Aspire Ryde are making great use of food waste. During Isle of Wight Day fed over 1,500 people.

Monday, 2nd October, 2017 2:57pm

By Heath Monaghan

Isle of Wight Pride bid to host UK Pride in 2018

Isle of Wight Pride

Isle of Wight Pride is one of six Pride organisations who have have thrown their hat into the ring to host UK Pride in 2018.

Monday, 2nd October, 2017 6:59am

By Steve Taylor with one comment

Will Speedway Warriors be third time lucky at Mildenhall?

Bailey(W) Cockle (R) OKeefe(YB) Widman(B) Heat 6 by Ian Groves

The original meeting was cancelled at very short notice in June as a result of an electrical outage at the West Row stadium, whilst the second visit fell victim to bad weather.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 10:43am

By Rob Dyer

Freemasons parade on the Isle of Wight for second time in century

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Freemasons paraded on the Island

Last weekend Hampshire and Isle of Wight Freemasons paraded on the Island for only the second time in more than a century.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 7:10am

By Ed Baker with 5 readers' comments

First weekend of matches for Vectis Warriors hockey team

Vectis warriors

The Vectis Warriors coach says things are looking very positive for the season and they have a good range of players in their squad that all contribute in different ways.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 3:52pm

By Sally Perry

Ryde junior rowers take part in annual junior regatta

Ryde's Junior Squad

Ryde Rowing Club's Junior squad competed in Itchen Imperial Rowing Club's Annual Junior Regatta at the weekend.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 3:38pm

By Steve Bull

Isle of Wight Council support welcomed by Ryde Arena campaigners

RACAG - iow day

Members of the Ryde Arena Community Action Group are delighted and overwhelmed by the support of the Isle of Wight council, following last week's motion at full council.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 8:35am

By Cameron Palin

Speedway: Cockle and Widman ride in national league championship

Josh Bailey(W) Chris Widman(YB)

Cockle and Widman represented the club at Sunday’s meeting at Leicester.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 6:50am

By Rob Dyer