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:

Under the Pier in a Biosphere, where people, wildlife and place come together

People on the beach

Always a great afternoon out, exploring wildlife under the pier in Ryde with ecology and environmental experts. All welcome.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 3:37pm

By Claire Hector

Ryde Rowing Club’s Men’s Senior Fours to represent Association at Southcoast Championship

RRC Winning Men's Senior Four

A special well done to the Men’s Senior Four, a crew of Ollie Bottrell, Matt Allsopp, Mark Chatwin and Mike Ewing, coxed by Owen Barnaby.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 1:23pm

By Steve Bull

A-Level results: Applied qualifications at Ryde Academy expected to be well above national

Poppy Winter reading her results

Results are better than last year, with the progress for A Levels expected to be in line with national and the progress of our students who took applied qualifications to be well above national.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 1:57pm

By Nat Nelson

A-Level results: Many success stories for Ryde School students

A Level and IB successes at Ryde School

The Head Master said this year marks the end of a period of significant change at A-Level which makes many of these achievements, the combined work of pupils and staff, the more impressive.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 1:44pm

By Ra Hennessy with one comment

Cancellations to Fastcat timetable today

Wight Ryders:

Wightlink say the cancellations are due to the suspected fouling of a propeller on Wight Ryder 1.

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 2:54pm

By Sally Perry

Students recognised for their achievements at Annual Awards Evening

Ben Taylor 6th Form accepting the Principals award

The Awards Evening is an opportunity for parents and staff to share in the success of Ryde Academy students.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 4:35pm

By Nat Nelson

Cereal box project launched to ensure all children eat before school

children and councillor in front of a wall of cereal boxes

On average an hour of learning is lost every time a child goes to school hungry. This project hopes to eliminate the chances of that happening again.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 1:39pm

By Karen Lucioni with one comment

Teen’s legs crushed in two-boat collision

RNLI embroidered logo

At least one of the teenager's legs is thought to fractured from the incident while his legs were dangling over the side of the yacht.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 8:12am

By George Chastney

Warriors went on revenge mission in Mildenhall

Speedway rider, Connor King

Both sides were below full strength in the reverse fixture from last Thursday’s league defeat at Smallbrook.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 8:10am

By Rob Dyer

Plans for new ice rink and leisure centre criticised over ‘lack of detail’

ice and leisure centre plans - drawing

Although the application has received 225 letters of support, objections from the likes of Sport England, Island Roads, Ryde Town Council and Southern Vectis are starting to emerge, with many of them citing a lack of detail in the application.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 6:08pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Join the 50-voice Phoenix Choir and help plans for Pop-up Cafe move on

phoenix choir

The event is in aid of a new Pop-Up Café in the church which it is hoped will encourage those passing, or visiting, to make use of the church’s offer of hospitality and friendship.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 9:14am

By Robin Burnett

Venture Sailing ‘on board’ as partner for suicide prevention group

four men in a yacht

This opportunity will have a massive impact on the lives of the people SPIIOW come into contact with.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 8:50am

By Sarah Adams