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Christmas carols from the Isle of Wight Salvation Army Band delight Wightlink’s customers

Islanders sailing home for Christmas enjoyed a traditional carol concert from the Isle of Wight Salvation Army Band onboard Wightlink’s ferry St Clare from Portsmouth to Fishbourne. “Wightlink’s customers were generous in donating to help us with our work,” says Lieutenant Rodney Bean. “We have just finished collected and distributing five tons of food and […]

December, 24th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Rock project is on a roll

A Wightlink-supported project to create a mural marking the 50th anniversary of the Isle of Wight Festival is progressing well. Acclaimed Kent-based artist Guy Portelli is behind the project which will celebrate the Island’s rock and roll heritage with a mural containing handprints of 200 artists associated with the Festival. The ferry company provides free […]

December, 21st 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink charters a vessel to provide a foot passenger service for Lymington – Yarmouth commuters during temporary wind restrictions

Wightlink will be offering a limited foot passenger commuter service between Lymington and Yarmouth during peak commuting hours only when temporary wind restrictions force cancellation of its scheduled car ferry service during the working week. The service is expected to start on Friday 21 December 2018 as high winds are forecast. Wightlink is chartering the […]

December, 21st 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink announces dates for Meet the Manager events in 2019

Wightlink’s customers and stakeholders are invited to share their thoughts on Wightlink’s services at the next Meet the Manager sessions. Senior managers, including Chief Executive Keith Greenfield, will be on hand to listen to views and comments over a cuppa at three informal ‘drop-in’ sessions at Wightlink’s ports. Dates have been released for the next […]

December, 21st 2018 Read full Press Release »

Celebrate Solent views with Wightlink’s 2019 charity calendar

Scenic views of the Solent feature in Wightlink’s 2019 charity calendar now on sale at the ferry company’s ports and onboard its car ferries. Wightlink staff contributed their best photographs of ships and shore facilities, reflecting all three routes: Portsmouth-Fishbourne, Lymington-Yarmouth and Portsmouth Harbour-Ryde Pier Head. Not surprisingly, Wightlink’s new £30million flagship Victoria of Wight […]

December, 20th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Island schools wish travellers a Ferry Merry Christmas

It was a case of anchors aweigh in a manger as a young choir from Binstead Primary School delighted morning travellers aboard Wightlink’s St Clare car ferry with a performance of popular carols. The 30-strong choir from Year Four’s Walliams class, was invited on board as part of Wightlink’s initiative to host a series of […]

December, 20th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Ryde pupils get their skates on thanks to Wightlink

A group of pupils from Oakfield CE Primary School in Ryde has been treated to an ice skating experience at a pop-up rink in Portsmouth as a reward for their hard work. The trip was made possible by Wightlink, which provided free ferry travel for the pupils who recently undertook practice SAT papers in preparation […]

December, 18th 2018 Read full Press Release »

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