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:

Two charged over Isle of Wight knifepoint robbery and assault

Police cells

The robbery and assault was reported to have taken place just before 1am on Sunday morning in Ryde

Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 3:01pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Letter: Uplifting experience shows there’s ‘still hope for humanity’

kerstine voight

Kerstin shares details of an uplifting experience she had this morning, which gives her "hope that in these darker times (yes, I mean Brexit) there is still hope for humanity out there"

Tuesday, 15th October, 2019 2:20pm

By Kerstin Voigt

New role for well-known community worker in Ryde

steve johnson

Steve was previously employed as a Local Area Coordinator and now returns to the town as a Community Connector

Friday, 11th October, 2019 12:12pm

By Lisa Dyer with one comment

Wightlink change their new £2 cash toll to enter Ryde Pier

taxi driving on to the pier

The delays at the barrier caused gridlock in Ryde last weekend with traffic backed up Union Street

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 2:32pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ryde Town Council agree to take lead on possible Ryde Theatre development

Ryde Theatre from the street

The town council unanimously agreed to submit the Expression of Interest and to take the lead in continuing to explore all options for the future ownership, operations and management of the building

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 11:59am

By Lisa Dyer with 9 readers' comments

Ryde Harriers shine in Isle of Wight’s 63rd Marathon

ryde harriers marathon runners

The Marathon showcased the Isle of Wight’s talented running community with attendees from Ryde Harriers, Isle of Wight Road Runners and Vegan Runs.

Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 8:45am

By Stephanie Hankin

Proposed roads for Ryde development ‘breathtakingly inadequate’, says councillor

timelapse of car lights

Cllr Jordan says the plans will "see hundreds, if not thousands, of extra vehicle journeys per day in this area — some from very large commercial vehicles"

Monday, 7th October, 2019 9:34am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

First place for young Islanders in rowing regatta

Ryde's winning J16 Girls Double - Freya Drage and Niamh Edwards

Fantastic performance from Freya Drage and Niamh Edwards who won first place at the Itchen Imperial Rowing Club’s Junior Sprint Regatta

Monday, 7th October, 2019 9:14am

By Steve Bull

‘Angle-grinders at gone midnight’ – South West trains promise noisy work will be kept to a minimum

angle grinder being used with sparks flying

South West Trains say the grinding and welding work has been completed now and will endeavour to keep any other noisy work to a minimum.

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 5:41pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Kebab House staff subject to racial abuse: Licence conditions modified

exterior of the Kebab house in ryde

Staff said they had been provoked by customers who had racially abused them, or had acted in self-defence.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 5:21pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Monkton Street roadworks start Monday

Monkton street

During work the section being resurfaced will be closed to traffic but pedestrian access will be maintained at all times as long as it is safe to do so.

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 12:21pm

By Gavin Foster

Eviction notice for residents with learning disabilities will ‘rip them to pieces’: Council’s ‘needs assessments’ remain unchanged (updated)

Julie Boulton

Ryde House say the Isle of Wight council's assessment of the needs of residents is lower than they believe is needed. After several months of discussions, the council say they will not be changing their position.

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 9:21am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments