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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:

Ryde Academy students perform at Wembley with X-Factor winner

pupils at wembley - arms in air

Students from Ryde Academy supported X-Factor winner Louise Johnson at the launch of Derby Day in front of a crowd of 72,324 spectators.

Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 1:09pm

By Nat Nelson

Rugby: Triumphant final game of season for Ventnor

Rugby Balls

Ryde put up a valiant effort and on another day probably would have won, but Ventnor walked away triumphant.

Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 9:13am

By Nolan Winter

Man charged after robbery at a Ryde shop

Newport Crown and Magistrates Court:

The man was charged and appeared in court today.

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 2:25pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Speedway fraternity celebrate life of Warriors legend

bryn williams

There's free entry Thursday at Island Speedway, as the fraternity celebrate the life of late Bryn Williams, Warriors former stadium announcer and press officer who sadly passed away last year.

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 8:15am

By Rob Dyer

Man arrested after shop robbery

Handcuffed man

No-one was injured during the robbery, but staff were threatened by the man who has now been arrested.

Sunday, 16th April, 2017 11:03am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Island Speedway: Determined Cockle in trophy bid tonight

Wight Warriors speedway

Warriors’ captain James Cockle emerged from practice day to tell fans that he was determined to defend his title tonight.

Thursday, 13th April, 2017 8:51am

By Rob Dyer

Really Hot Chili Peppers headline Good Friday show at Coburgs

really hot chili peppers

Expect a highly energetic performance of all Chili Peppers' classics including from Really Hot Chili Peppers at this year’s Good Friday show at Coburgs.

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017 12:13pm

By Jon Mortimer

Esplanade works to start next month

Diversion road sign

Island Roads say that in order to keep transport hubs accessible they will be starting work as late as 11.30pm during the esplanade resurfacing works taking place in May.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 2:24pm

By Gavin Foster

Maths challenge success celebrated by Ryde Academy students

Ryde Academy students with Joy Ballard

Well done to all Ryde Academy students who are celebrating success in the annual Maths Challenges.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 11:46am

By Nat Nelson

Sealey sealed for Warriors speedway

Wight Warriors speedway

Jamie Sealey - who has become the seventh rider for Wightlink Warriors in 2017 - shone through at the press and practice day on Saturday.

Monday, 10th April, 2017 7:10am

By Sally Perry

Call for Islanders to support youngsters at Ryde Arena protest

outside Ryde Arena

As the former ice rink is stripped by contractors, young synchronised skaters hold their off-ice practice outside the building in protest at the "apparent wanton destruction of their lost facility".

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 4:03pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Police believe vicious assault was ‘result of mistaken identity’

Emergency call:

A 50-year-old woman suffered two broken toes and cuts and swelling to her face as result of an attack in Coburgs on Saturday night. Police are hunting a female in her late teens in connection with the assault.

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 11:25am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments