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Wightlink ‘goes orange’ to support Ryde Inshore Rescue (RIR)

Wightlink is backing a major drive to raise funds for independent lifeboats. The #GoOrange weekend is held annually to raise money for independent lifeboats nationally including the three organisations on the Island. Wightlink hosted Ryde Inshore Rescue crew member John McBride and Volunteer Tony Overbury, both in full kit, to collect from cross-Solent travellers at […]

March, 23rd 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink announces senior appointment

Wightlink has appointed Simon Lewis as Head of Retail. Simon, who lives in Cowes, has worked in senior roles at leading companies including B&Q and Sainsbury’s. More recently he was Customer Marketing Director at Wight Salads and Wiggle. He will be in charge of all Wightlink’s retail operations including Costa Coffee and Wight Taste refreshments, […]

March, 14th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink supports Sail 4 Cancer

A charity that provides much-needed breaks for families affected by cancer has been given a welcome boost by Island company Wight Sails and ferry company Wightlink. Sail 4 Cancer generates money by turning unwanted sails into various bags using a mainland company. They are then sold for profit. The charity was offered a large consignment […]

March, 5th 2018 Read full Press Release »

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