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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

any questions at ventnor winter gardfens c- bbc

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

Isle of Wight line-up for BBC Radio 4 Any Questions announced

Any Questions Jonathan-Dimbleby and others

The panelists for this week's Any Questions, being broadcast live and recorded at the Ventnor Winter Gardens, have been announced and include and Island businessman who is known right across the country.

Thursday, 31st May, 2018 4:04pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? is coming to Ventnor this summer. Get your tickets now

Jonathan Dimbleby

Any Questions? will be giving Islanders an opportunity to put questions on the most stimulating moral, political and social issues of the day to leading politicians and people prominent in public life. OnTheWight has details of how to get your free tickets.

Thursday, 12th April, 2018 10:31pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s plastic-free ambitions subject of BBC Radio 4 programme

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Ian Marchant from BBCR4's Open Country programme comes to the Isle of Wight and finds out about the Island's ambitions to become plastic-free.

Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 12:28pm

By Sally Perry

Tune in to one-off radio programme, ‘Dementia Stole My Mother’

Joan Ellis

Author Joan Ellis will be sharing memories of her late mother, who she was robbed of by dementia. Tune into this one-off radio show to hear more.

Tuesday, 13th March, 2018 12:52pm

By Joan Ellis

Isle of Wight businessman on BBC Radio 4 consumer affairs programme today

winifred robinson radio four

The leading consumer affairs programme, You and Yours, on Radio 4 will be discussing legislation that is being pushed through Parliament that will have a detrimental impact on consumers.

Thursday, 25th January, 2018 8:27am

By Sally Perry

Mark Steel’s Radio 4 Ventnor show: Preview of tonight’s broadcast

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OnTheWight previews the final cut of the show being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 tonight. Find out why Mark Steel thinks Ventnor is so brilliant.

Tuesday, 9th January, 2018 1:12pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Vectis Radio now live on 104.6fm

vectis radion switch on

Vectis Community radio is now broadcasting on 104.6fm and can be picked up from most parts of the Island, as well as in Southampton and the New Forest area.

Friday, 10th November, 2017 2:09pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Dave Stewart: Lost your job at BAE or Gurit? Apply for call centre work

dave stewart

The leader of the Isle of Wight council this afternoon suggested that skilled workers who are set to lose their jobs at BAE Systems and Gurit should apply for jobs at the new call centre.

Thursday, 12th October, 2017 2:35pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Vectis Radio announce start date of their new FM service

fm radio

Launched in 2010 and based at the Riverside Centre in Newport, Vectis Radio have today announced the start date for their new FM service.

Thursday, 31st August, 2017 10:10am

By Sally Perry