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:

Stolen defibrillator found in bush, two and half years later

Bush and stolen defib

When someone goes into cardiac arrest their survival rate without a defibrillator is likely to be less than 7%, however this can increase up to 74% with early defibrillation.

Monday, 29th April, 2019 1:50pm

By Jo Cram with 2 readers' comments

Overflowing bins? The PFI service was ‘better than needed in some areas’, says Cllr Ward

Overflowing bins by Sandown Hub

Cllr Ian Ward has said the service level cuts to the PFI have happened due to the service being "better than needed in some areas".

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 12:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Great away win for Wightlink Wizards

wightlink wizards

Team manager said "This is a great way for the Wightlink Wizards to start their season and with all riders scoring points it was a great team effort."

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 11:21am

By Barry Bishop

Tropical fish sales lands pet shop owner in hot water (and with a £2,500 fine)

tropical fish in a bowl

A Pet Shop licence had been refused after a vet was concerned about the levels of care.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:53pm

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight Pride is back for 2019

IW pride save the date 2019

After it was announced the main Pride event would not happen this year, the new Trustees have now announced it will go ahead. Details within.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 8:29am

By Andy Newman with one comment

Eternity rings: Isle of Wight’s Serendipity Diamonds helps you express your love


Eternity Rings or Maternity Rings are the perfect way to express your everlasting love. Serendipity Diamonds on the Isle of Wight have a range of exceptional rings for every taste.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 5:31pm

By Feature Writer

Ryde resident parking permits could be ‘nightmare scenario’, says Cllr (updated)

Parking ticket machine:

Cllr Jordan believes the Isle of Wight "needs a proper parking strategy that is tailored to different areas". Cllr Whittle says the current strategy seems to work well.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 10:29am

By Peter Gruner with 4 readers' comments

Police issue second image of missing Ryde woman


Joyce's family and the police are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare and release a second image to help identify her.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 9:49am

By Sally Perry

Have you seen missing Ryde woman?


Police are concerned about the welfare of this missing woman from Ryde.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 1:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Island speedway stars race for the Vince Mapley Memorial Trophy

G Wood J Edwards T Woolley

Isle of Wight's speedway septet were in action last night in the Vince Mapley Memorial Trophy.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 12:45pm

By Rob Dyer

Don’t miss Greg Chapman’s comedy adventure magic show ‘Into The Wilderness’

greg chapman

Grab your tickets before the sell out for the Brighstone (26th April) or Ryde (10th May) shows. Always popular and well attended.

Monday, 8th April, 2019 12:32pm

By Feature Writer

Excellent performance by young female rowers against older opposition

Ryde Ladies Novice Four

Rowers from Ryde Rowing Club competed in their second event of the season at the weekend – the Southampton Rowing Club Coastal Head of the River.

Monday, 8th April, 2019 8:36am

By Steve Bull