Staff on Wightlink’s Yarmouth route recognised for ‘Excellence in customer service’

Certificate of Excellence - W-class crew

Congratulations to Wightlink staff on the Yarmouth-Lymington route who have been recognised for their consistently high standards of customer service.

Tuesday, 8th August, 2017 12:18pm

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments

Busy Sunday for Yarmouth RNLI

yarmouth rnli

Sunday was a very busy day for the Yarmouth RNLI team - they were involved in many call-outs.

Monday, 7th August, 2017 1:07pm

By Claire Hallett

Kayakers needed for September’s Solent Swim

solent swim kayaker

The West Wight Sports Centre are appealing for volunteer kayakers to help with the Solent Swim in September

Saturday, 22nd July, 2017 1:29pm

By Clare Griffin

Chris Weston RIP: Friends invited to funeral service

chris weston

Friends are invited to pay their respects to the late Chris Weston, well-known Islander who took the iconic 1970 Isle of Wight Festival panoramic photos.

Thursday, 20th July, 2017 3:26pm

By Sally Perry

Man’s body discovered off the Isle of Wight

rnli lifeboat

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man, whose body was recovered from water 12 miles off the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 28th June, 2017 5:13pm

By Sally Perry

Back-to-back ‘shouts’ for the Yarmouth Lifeboat

Yarmouth RNLI

Two similar calls for Yarmouth RNLI but in both instances, the stricken vessels managed to free themselves without assistance.

Thursday, 22nd June, 2017 4:30pm

By Claire Hallett

RNLI free ‘anchored’ yacht from unmarked lobster pot

Cowes RNLI

During Gaffers the Hong Kong Star fouled its propeller on unmarked lobster pot gear and needed assistance from the RNLI.

Monday, 5th June, 2017 12:20pm

By Richard Heming

RNLI’s Yellow Welly event saw over £400 collected in one hour

YellowWelly Hand Over

Well done to all those who donated to the Yellow Welly event over the weekend, when the collect buckets passed through Cowes.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 10:44am

By George Chastney

Helping hand for migrating eels a tribute to former colleague

eel - cropped

An ‘eelevator’ has been created to help migrating eels navigate the watercourse beneath Holbrooke’s Bridge at Bouldnor, near Yarmouth.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 3:10pm

By Gavin Foster

Let food be the love of music: Non-perishables gain you entry to Foodbank fundraiser

Band members

There are two opportunities to see No Exit play live this month, both gig are fundraisers for Isle of Wight Foodbank and entry is via donations of non-perishable goods for the Foodbank supplies.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3:47pm

By Feature Writer

Wightlink advise customers to avoid non-essential travel today

Foggy boats:

Mechanical issues on the St Claire ferry and a foggy Solent are causing delays on both of Wightlink's car ferry services.

Monday, 3rd April, 2017 11:16am

By Sally Perry with 28 readers' comments

£778,400 funding boost for The Pier’s Tale project in Yarmouth

yarmouth pier

This financial boost will help restore the timber structure of the pier, and highlight all aspects of the Pier’s 140 years.

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 4:55pm

By Tracey Cooper