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Wightlink supports the Isle of Wight’s young carers

The Isle of Wight’s young carers are to receive support with cross-Solent travel, thanks to a new partnership between Wightlink and YMCA Young Carers. On national Young Carers Day (30 January), the ferry operator has announced its plans to work with the Island-based charity to support respite trips to the mainland for the children and […]

January, 30th 2020 Read full Press Release »

Earlier start for Wightlink’s Evening Flyer

Evenings out in Lymington and Yarmouth can now start earlier. Wightlink’s Evening Flyer tickets on the popular Western Solent route are now valid from 14:00 instead of 16:00 every day. That gives foot passengers embarking Wightlink’s car ferries at Yarmouth or Lymington more time to catch up with friends or family, browse boutique shops or […]

January, 21st 2020 Read full Press Release »

Purr-fect start to 2020 for an Isle of Wight cat charity

Enough food to feed a cat for a year was donated by generous Wightlink customers following an appeal organised by one of its employees in support of Nine Lives Cat Rescue on the Isle of Wight. Feline fan Steward Anni Ruecroft was overwhelmed by the support shown by Wightlink’s customers across all three cross-Solent routes […]

January, 20th 2020 Read full Press Release »

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