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Wightlink ships historic locomotive

It was a tight squeeze but Wightlink’s flagship St Clare accommodated some of its heaviest loads earlier this week when an Ivatt locomotive and its coal tender crossed the Solent to take part in the Isle of Wight Steam Railway’s Bank Holiday gala. The engine was 20 metres long, 4.6 metres high, 2.9 metres wide […]

May, 25th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink bouquet for swimming star Jenny at 80

One of the Island’s best-known sporting stars has celebrated her 80th birthday – and shows no signs of slowing up. Swimmer Jenny Ball, of Newport, is busy preparing for another season of events across the country and beyond. She did however take time out to celebrate her big day which included a surprise visit from […]

May, 22nd 2018 Read full Press Release »

Sporting successes celebrated at Wightlink event

Tales of Isle of Wight sporting excellence came aplenty at an event hosted by Wightlink to find out more about the latest achievements of the individuals and organisations sponsored by the ferry company. Scores of sportspeople of all ages and involved in a wide variety of activities, were present at the Quay Arts Centre, Newport […]

May, 17th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink goes the extra mile to support elderly customers

Staff at Wightlink are being advised by the experts on how to make sure older Islanders and mainland people experience excellent customer service while crossing the Solent. Managers from Wightlink’s contact centre, customer relations and retail were at the first training session led by Age UK Isle of Wight on the best way to meet […]

May, 16th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink supports Isle of Wight arts and entertainment

Wightlink has announced a major new sponsorship deal with Quay Arts in Newport. Under the arrangement, Wightlink will provide free travel to artists visiting the Isle of Wight to appear at the Quay Arts Centre. The arrangement is already underway and, as part of its new relationship, Wightlink chose the Centre as the venue for […]

May, 10th 2018 Read full Press Release »

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