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:

Family’s appeal after planter stolen from grave

stolen planter from justine crumplins grandson grave

Justine is appealing for any information about the planter that was stolen from the grave of her grandson. Have you seen it?

Monday, 17th December, 2018 1:02pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Connor King completes Wightlink Warriors speedway team for 2019

Wight Warriors speedway

Riding mainly in the Midland Development League to date, Connor will be embarking on his fifth season of racing and will be fulfilling his wish for National League action.

Monday, 17th December, 2018 11:22am

By Rob Dyer

Ryde road closed for emergency water mains repair

Road closed sign

Diversions are in place whilst emergency water mains repairs take place.

Monday, 17th December, 2018 9:11am

By Sally Perry

‘Dream come true’ for new Warrior, Wirtzfeld


Chad says the Warriors management have been brilliant and that "being offered a chance to go straight into the main team at reserve is a dream come true".

Friday, 14th December, 2018 11:34am

By Rob Dyer

Ben Morley confirmed for Wightlink Warriors in 2019

Reigning National League Riders Champion Ben Morley has given Island speedway fans a massive pre-Christmas boost with news that he will be back to ride for the 'Wightlink' Warriors in 2019.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 11:45am

By Rob Dyer

‘No catch’ to Ryde’s free nativity scene photo opportunity

Aspire Ryde nativity

Dress your family in the clothes provided for this nativity scene and have your photo taken free of charge in Ryde on Saturday 22nd, courtesy of volunteers from local churches.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 8:23am

By Julie Croydon

Stuck for Christmas presents? Serendipity can help with jewellery gift ideas

serendipity diamonds at Christmas

It's getting close! Based on the High Street in Ryde, Serendipity Diamonds can guide you through their range of Christmas gift ideas. They've put together a unique collection of ready-made diamond jewellery – perfect for last minute Christmas purchases.

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 6:51pm

By Feature Writer

Pocket Rocket, Danno Verge, returns to Wightlink Warriors for 2019

2018 Danno Verge Action 2 (Custom)

The pocket rocket from Shorne, Danno Verge, says he's absolutely stoked to have been invited back to ride for the Warriors again.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 7:18am

By Rob Dyer with one comment

Take part in the ‘reverse advent’ scheme to help those in need

reverse advent

Christine Ward invites those who'd like to donate items to get in touch with her. All items will be going to Open Arms Project in Ryde.

Monday, 10th December, 2018 10:52am

By Sally Perry

High praise for outreach service from CQC

happy lad

Ryde House Outreach came in for high praise from CQC inspectors who said there was a ‘genuine, person-centred culture’.

Thursday, 6th December, 2018 5:00pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Take advantage of ‘some’ free parking in council car parks for late night shopping

Free parking

On certain days, in certain locations, at certain times, you'll be able to park for free in council car parks. Check details carefully to avoid a ticket.

Thursday, 6th December, 2018 2:50pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Crowdfunding campaign for electric race car launched by school

john nicholson and students

Ryde Academy have created a page to raise £3,357 needed to buy the kit and are seeking support from individuals and companies.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 8:55am

By Nat Nelson with 5 readers' comments