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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

Spring into action with Alice’s radio exercise programme

Alice from spring chicks

Alice Blue has come come up with an exercise formula that works for everyone of any age over the radio.

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 10:42am

By Kevin Wilson

12 years since first FM broadcast and Angel Radio still going strong


Although the station began in 1999, the first FM broadcast was twelve years ago this week. Angel Radio is still going strong and hope to still be around in another twenty years.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 4:47pm

By Bev Webster

Vectis Radio Variety Show: Don’t miss the fun-packed evening

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Some of the Isle of Wight's top talent are coming together at the Riverside Centre in Newport on Saturday March 16th for an event hosted by Britain's Got Talent finalist Drew Cameron.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 7:45am

By Kevin Wilson

TV stars hit the radio waves on the Isle of Wight this week

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Graham Cole OBE and Drew Cameron will be in the studio with Vectis Radio presenter Paddy McHugh this week. Details within.

Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 1:23pm

By Kevin Wilson

Isle of Wight’s pioneering Victorian photographer featured on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Julia Margaret Cameron

Tune into BBC Radio 4 Extra on Sunday or catch up via the Sounds App to hear how Julia Margaret Cameron changed portraiture forever, thanks to her life-size reproduction of the head.

Tuesday, 15th January, 2019 1:15pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight businesses celebrated at Awards event

iw radio awards - Best in Business

A whopping 1,400 nominations were cast, with 370 separate businesses nominated for the first Best in Business Awards. OnTheWight has details of the winners.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018 11:34am

By Sally Perry

Vectis Radio picks up National Community Radio Award

Gold star balloon over London

Congratulations to all at Vectis Radio, who were shortlisted from more than 360 entries from over 75 stations for coming home with a national award for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills.

Sunday, 16th September, 2018 10:03am

By Kelvin Currie

Vectis Radio shortlisted in national radio awards

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

The station has picked up nominations in the Community Development Project of the Year category for their 4Ps Project which helps young people build confidence and communications skills using radio as a form of therapy.

Friday, 17th August, 2018 10:52am

By Kelvin Currie with one comment

Rolling Stone makes generous donation to help keep Angel Radio on air (again!)

keith richards

Rolling Stones guitarist, Keith Richards, has once again made a very generous donation to help keep Angel Radio Isle of Wight on the air.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 8:24am

By Bev Webster

New DAB station recreates spirit of ‘boat that rocked’

mike read and djs at united djs radio

A new DAB radio station with the freedom, spirit and free programming policy inspired by the original Radio Luxembourg in its hey day has been launched, and it covers the Solent and much of the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 13th August, 2018 8:07am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight venues encouraged by MP to host BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions

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Last Friday saw BBC radio 4's Any Question come to Ventnor for a live broadcast. The Isle of Wight MP is now encouraging other Island venues to host the programme too.

Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 10:24am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments