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Angel Radio Isle of Wight to celebrate their 13th FM birthday

birthday cakes

Although it began life on the Island in 1999, Angel Radio will be celebrating its 13th birthday on FM next week. Happy birthday to all those involved

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 8:48am

By Bev Webster with one comment

Don’t miss Vectis Radio and 4Ps students on BBC1’s Inside Out

Jasper and Ophelia from the Short Breaks Course

The feature produced by staff, graduates and students from TV Production and Post Production courses at Solent University and focuses on Vectis Radio's 4Ps programme which helps young people gain confidence and communication skills

Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 11:59am

By Maggie Currie with one comment

‘It’s been a long, hard road,’ says Vectis Radio founder as they celebrate tenth birthday

Ian mac

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, which is celebrating its tenth birthday tomorrow. It's a great achievement!

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 11:02am

By Kevin Wilson

Hear the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust on Radio 4 Appeal during Christmas week

Dame Ellen MacArthur

Dame Ellen MacArthur will be making the BBC Radio 4 appeal for the charity she founded in 2003 to support young people in recovery from cancer

Monday, 16th December, 2019 2:36pm

By Scott Wilson

Youth Radio will rock the Isle of Wight in 2020, says brainchild of dynamic project

youth rocks - david speaking in a megaphone

This award-winning radio station, focused on training and helping young people will be launching on the Isle of Wight in 2020

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:53pm

By Ian Dore with one comment

Vectis Radio’s soap opera, ‘Penny for your Thoughts’, reaches 100th episode

Vectis Radio soap stars

The soap is set in a community where everyone knows everyone else. Sound familiar? That's because it's set on the Isle of Wight

Monday, 9th December, 2019 8:20am

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

Boost for Vectis Radio as Ofcom approve plans to extend FM broadcast

Vectis Radio - shaking hands by aerial

Residents in outlying villages will be able to hear Vectis Radio on FM once funding has been found to improve power to the transmitter

Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 7:08am

By Kevin Wilson with one comment

Vectis Radio picks up more awards in National Community Radio Awards

kelvin currie - silver sage award

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, particularly Kelvin Currie who was presented Silver 'Sage Person of the Year (Over 60)' Award

Monday, 28th October, 2019 4:03pm

By Kevin Wilson

Isle of Wight’s Northwood House on TV and radio

TV Recording outside Northwood House

In the next two weeks the isle of Wight will be featured on TV and Radio, with both recordings having been made at Northwood House.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 12:14pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight doughnut: Want to find out more? So did ‘The Kitchen Cabinet’ on Radio 4

Doughnuts in a box

Did you know that in 1861 the Isle of Wight was described as the 'Land of Doughnuts'? Hear more about this and other food related facts on BBC Radio 4's Kitchen Cabinet programme which was recorded on the Island last week.

Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 11:42am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Call for volunteer community radio presenters

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

Due to some presenters leaving for university, moving house, taking a break and/or retiring Vectis Radio, broadcasting the studio at the Riverside Centre Newport, is looking for presenters and co-presenters to grow their team.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 4:31pm

By Kelvin Currie

Isle of Wight Radio now most listened to radio station that broadcasts to Isle of Wight

Paul Topping (front), Jamie White, IW Radio MD Claire John and Hayley Woodward

According to the newest official listening figures, Isle of Wight radio has seen an eight per cent increase in audience listener numbers.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 5:43pm

By Sally Perry