Once the Fastcat is back on, train passengers needing to get up the Pier (particularly during bad weather) will be grateful for this news
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.
The 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:
Businesses that breach Covid regulations can be fined, in court, of up to £10,000
Thursday, 14th January, 2021 1:39pm
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Hear from the Head Master and Heads of School, as well as teachers and pupils during the Virtual Open Morning. Registration details within
Bob Seely says he is opposing the development because the houses will not be affordable for Isle of Wight families trying to get a foot on the housing ladder
Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 11:11am
By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments
Cllr Lilley says there is no agreed master road infrastructure plan, and no plans for community/education/job creation/health infrastructure and adds that in his view, Ryde Town Council has been totally ignored
Monday, 11th January, 2021 6:56am
By Michael Lilley with 6 readers' comments
It might be the last day the Class 483s are in action on Island Line, but it's not the last time you'll be able to ride one. Details within
Sunday, 3rd January, 2021 9:16pm
By South Western Railway Press Office with one comment
Today (Sunday) sees the end of an era on Island Line as the 80-year-old Class 483 trains make their last journeys on the line
Sunday, 3rd January, 2021 9:06am
By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments
Hovertravel say with the extension of Tier 4 to both sides of the Solent passenger demand has fallen significantly. Details within
Thursday, 31st December, 2020 4:17pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Wightlink CEO says "As a private operator, we need to minimise our losses and not run services with insufficient demand especially after this difficult year"
Tuesday, 22nd December, 2020 4:41pm
By Karen Woods with one comment
Interesting to note that in the case of adverse weather conditions, Hovertravel tickets will be accepted on Wightlink’s Portsmouth‐Fishbourne car ferry (no mention of the FastCat)
Tuesday, 22nd December, 2020 1:36pm
By Stephen Forster with one comment
The new clinics will be ready to start offering the vaccine to Islanders in the next few days
Monday, 21st December, 2020 4:35pm
By Priya Mistry with one comment