Financial boost for ice rink campaigners

Ryde arena action group

Support from Ryde Town Council, Ryde Slide and JR Zone announced today by ice rink campaigners.

Friday, 23rd June, 2017 3:10pm

By Robina Marshall

Call for Islanders to support youngsters at Ryde Arena protest

outside Ryde Arena

As the former ice rink is stripped by contractors, young synchronised skaters hold their off-ice practice outside the building in protest at the "apparent wanton destruction of their lost facility".

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 4:03pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Community group trigger process to bid for Ryde Arena

young ice hockey pupils

Ryde Arena Community Action Group have registered a new company, Wight Ice Leisure Limited, and have said they would like to be treated as a potential bidder for the venue.

Friday, 24th March, 2017 9:33am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Arena: Group of investors being formed for possible purchase

frozen out

A group of investors are being formed and within the next week it's expected a six month moratorium on the sale of Ryde Arena will be in place.

Wednesday, 15th March, 2017 2:19pm

By Robina Marshall with 2 readers' comments

Ryde Arena listed as an ‘Asset of Community Value’

Ryde Arena - a nice ice rink

The successful application means that Ryde Arena is now listed as an Asset of Community Value and can't be disposed of without giving community groups a chance to bid for it.

Wednesday, 11th January, 2017 5:27pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Link around the Rink: Hundreds show passion for Ryde ice rink (aerial photos)

Human chain around the ice rink

Last night, hundreds of supporters of Ryde arena ice rink formed a human chain around the venue to show how important saving it is to them.

Thursday, 13th October, 2016 8:24am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Ryde Arena closes: Bailiffs change locks without notice

Ryde Arena - a nice ice rink

A member of the Trust said a dispute has been bubbling away for about eight weeks, but no notice was given and there has been no court order or procedure followed.

Thursday, 6th October, 2016 11:17am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Solent Hawks play the Solent Spartans in return of ice hockey

solent hawks Hat trick scorer Richard Nembhard beats a player

There's free entry to see the Solent Hawks take on the Solent Scorpions at Ryde Arena from 6pm on Saturday. Why not try it out. Always a great atmosphere.

Tuesday, 22nd March, 2016 7:22am

By James with 3 readers' comments

Extra time given to save Ryde ice rink

Ryde Arena Planet Ice rink

More time has been allowed for negotiations to continue for a community takeover.

Monday, 23rd March, 2015 7:37am

By Sally Perry

Ice Hockey: Hawks defeated by the Swindon Rec Wildcats

Solent Hawks - the team:

Solent Hawks, one of the Island's recreational Ice hockey teams faced off against Swindon Rec Wildcats on Saturday night.

Monday, 9th February, 2015 11:22am

By The Solent Hawks

Solent Hawks take on the Swindon Wildcats

The Solent Hawks team

Support the local team this Saturday night at Planet Ice in Ryde.

Friday, 6th February, 2015 4:50pm

By The Solent Hawks

Free event sees Isle of Wight ice hockey teams battle it out this Sunday

The Solent Hawks team

This free event on Sunday at Planet Ice in Ryde sees the rivalry between the Solent Hawks and the Solent Vikings continue as they battle it out on the ice

Thursday, 13th November, 2014 9:51am

By Sally Perry