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Vectis Radio is now available in St Mary’s Hospital

Hospedia patient area bedside unit

NHS led research has found that listening to music before, during and after an operation can help reduce pain, so being able to offer a greater choice or radio stations is welcomed by the Trust

Friday, 7th August, 2020 12:34pm

By Kelvin Currie

Power boost for Vectis Radio will reach further across the Isle of Wight

Vectis Radio - shaking hands by aerial

This is great news for Vectis Radio, as the boost in transmitter power means more villages outside Newport will be able to listen to them on FM radio

Thursday, 6th August, 2020 5:01pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Vectis Radio 4Ps Training School: New registered charity status should widen funding options

4Ps saturday school at Vectis Radio with two young people and one adult on the control boards

The Vectis Radio 4Ps Training School helps young people improve their confidence and communication skills. It's now a registered charity, which widens the funding options allowing further expansion

Sunday, 26th July, 2020 11:13am

By Sally Perry

Angel Radio back on air after ‘absolute nightmare’

angel-radio-style-micrphone

After the 'absolute nightmare' of problems with FM transmission equipment, Angel Radio is now back on the air. Details within

Tuesday, 21st July, 2020 9:47am

By Bev Webster

Award-winning Vectis Radio team recognised with Queen’s award for Voluntary Service

Ian mac

Ian Mac says their volunteers go above and beyond serving the Isle of Wight community and "some of them have been superhuman in their efforts in helping Vectis Radio to survive"

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 7:58am

By Kelvin Currie with 2 readers' comments

Absolute Radio raid the Isle of Wight Festival archives for front room festival line-up

Rolling Stones performing at Isle of Wight Festival

Absolute Radio will broadcast 22 sets from Isle of Wight Festival from as far back as The Who in 1970

Thursday, 28th May, 2020 10:37am

By Katie Baptie

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