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Wightlink invests in saving lives

Wightlink has renewed its commitment to lifesaving by updating its defibrillator* equipment across the company. Cabinets containing the latest Automated External Defibrillators (AED) machines have been installed in public areas on terminal buildings to allow easy access when they are required. Defibrillators are also on board ships and catamarans ready for use if necessary. Shore […]

May, 30th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Your chance to find out more about Wightlink

Wightlink is announcing the dates for its popular Meet the Manager events for 2017. Customers will have the opportunity to talk to a range of senior staff from across the company and ask questions about services and its £45million investment in the Fishbourne-Portsmouth route. Joining Wightlink Chief Executive Keith Greenfield and his senior colleagues will […]

May, 26th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Excellence in coffee rewarded at Wightlink

Hardworking baristas at Wightlink’s popular Costa Coffee shop on Ryde Pier have been recognised for serving the perfect cup. The team at Costa’s only branch on a pier have received excellent feedback from satisfied customers, exceeded their sales targets and passed all their quality checks with flying colours. They scored higher than 90% on all […]

May, 10th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Recognition for 30 years of service at Wightlink Lymington

West Wight route manager, Derek Graham, has been presented with a certificate by Chief Executive Keith Greenfield to mark 30 years of service for the company. Derek worked as a crewman on board ferries and in shore operations before becoming terminal manager at Lymington. Over the years, and in all weathers, he has helped millions […]

May, 10th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink lends its support to Randonee cyclists

Hundreds of cyclists arriving on the Island this morning (Sunday 30 April) for the Isle of Wight Randonnee were welcomed by Wightlink staff with bottles of Wight Crystal water. The cyclists, who were travelling to take part in the annual bank holiday Wayfarer Cycle Touring Club Isle of Wight Randonnee, had travelled across on the […]

May, 10th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink joins the Institute of Customer Service

Wightlink has become a member of the Institute of Customer Service, reflecting the company’s ambition to deliver outstanding standards of customer care to everyone who crosses the Solent with the company. Customer Experience Lead Sara Howden says: ““Every year we carry nearly five million people across the Solent. While the vast majority of our customers […]

May, 10th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink supports talented athletes to achieve their potential

Wightlink has renewed its support for a scheme designed to help talented Isle of Wight athletes pursue their sporting dreams. Administered and supported by the Isle of Wight Council, the Talented Athlete Programme works with promising athletes of all ages, but has a particular emphasis on young sportsmen and women As many sports people need […]

May, 10th 2017 Read full Press Release »

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