Ryde Arena Community Action Group still fighting for ice rink one year on

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A lot has happened in the last year, but the Ryde Community Action Group have not given up and continue to fight to bring back Ryde Arena for the Isle of Wight community of ice skaters, ice hockey players and more.

Friday, 6th October, 2017 1:20pm

By Cameron Palin with one comment

Isle of Wight Council support welcomed by Ryde Arena campaigners

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Members of the Ryde Arena Community Action Group are delighted and overwhelmed by the support of the Isle of Wight council, following last week's motion at full council.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 8:35am

By Cameron Palin

All welcome to Ryde Arena public meeting

Ryde Arena - a nice ice rink

All are welcome to the meeting to discuss the future of the Ryde Arena. Share with those who may also be interested in attending.

Tuesday, 5th September, 2017 9:10am

By Robina Marshall with one comment

Ryde ice rink: AEW tell MP the kids can’t use it

Link the Rink by Andrew Nordbruch

There'll be wide disappointment the Ryde Ice Rink won't be coming back into use while the future of the arena is decided.

Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 6:13pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

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

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