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Wightlink to support Mardi Gras in Ryde

Thousands of Isle of Wight young people, family and friends will be enjoying the magic of carnival this summer, thanks to a £2,973 donation from Wightlink through the Isle of Wight Community Fund. The New Carnival Company will use the money from Wightlink to support more than 25 schools and community groups taking part in […]

August, 18th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Helping Yarmouth bloom

Wightlink has stepped in to help restore plantings in Yarmouth to their former glory after reading in the Isle of Wight County Press (July 25) that local people described them as ‘scruffy and overgrown with weeds’. After speaking with Town Mayor Councillor Steve Cowley, Wightlink Head of Operations Sean Millward arranged for the bed closest […]

August, 6th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink paddlers raise £5,000 for Ryde Inshore Rescue

Wightlink Captain Tom Vincent and his crew of volunteer staff have raised £5,000 for Ryde Inshore Rescue by paddling a spare rescue boat more than five miles across the Solent from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head. They secured sponsorship from friends and family and customers on Wightlink ferries and catamarans also gave money to […]

August, 4th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Listening to customers on Ryde Pier

Senior managers at Wightlink met holidaymakers from all over the world at their latest Meet the Managers event on Ryde Pier (31 July) as well as local people. Travellers from Norway, Russia, Canada and Colombia who had used Wightlink’s Portsmouth-Ryde catamarans to reach the Island said they had enjoyed themselves and would be encouraging their […]

August, 1st 2014 Read full Press Release »

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