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Wightlink bids goodbye to its most loyal customer

Wightlink Ferries most loyal customer* commuted across the Solent for the last time today. George Terry, a plastering lecturer at Highbury College, Portsmouth has cycled from his home in Ryde to Wightlink’s terminal on the Pier, sailed to the mainland on the 07:47 catamaran and biked to the College every working day for 38 years. […]

November, 26th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Isle of Wight teddies to comfort Syrian refugees

Three hundred teddy bears are now on their way to Syrian refugee children, thanks to the generosity of Isle of Wight youngsters. Wightlink Ferries transported the cuddly toys across the Solent on Saturday (31 October) and they will soon be shipped out to border refugee camps in good time for Christmas to comfort youngsters who […]

November, 3rd 2015 Read full Press Release »

Big cat sails across the Solent

Staff at Amazon World have welcomed a new arrival at the zoo park – a female ocelot called Olijfje. Manager Rob Westby and ocelot keeper Dale Coombes brought her back to the Isle of Wight from Eindhoven Zoo in the Netherlands. The animal, around twice the size of a domestic cat, crossed the Solent with […]

November, 2nd 2015 Read full Press Release »

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