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Loyal cross-Solent traveller recognised by Wightlink

Wightlink has congratulated customer Gary Theobald for notching up 35 years travelling from Yarmouth to Lymington to work at the Regent Centre in Christchurch. Staff surprised the season ticket holder as he arrived at Lymington to cross the Solent with his partner Pat and handed over a travel voucher to say thanks for his loyalty […]

July, 8th 2019 Read full Press Release »

The Wightlink Woof Awards recognise the Isle of Wight’s doggie heroes

The Isle of Wight’s appeal as a top destination for dog lovers has been celebrated at the inaugural Wightlink Woof Awards. Several awards were presented during a ceremony at the Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society’s County Show at Northwood on Sunday (June 30) where Island MP Bob Seely was among the guests. The honours […]

July, 1st 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink joins major international research project to support coastal marine life

Wightlink has teamed up with ecologists and engineers at Bournemouth University to take part in a European Union-funded €4.6million project to look at ways to protect the marine environment on both sides of the Channel. It will examine how artificial rockpools fixed to harbour walls, including Wightlink’s Fishbourne port, are increasing biodiversity by providing habitats […]

July, 1st 2019 Read full Press Release »

Yarmouth’s lifeboat benefits from sales of Wightlink’s charity calendar

Wightlink Chief Executive Keith Greenfield has presented a cheque for £500 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in Yarmouth and seized his opportunity to look round the organisation’s impressive Severn-class lifeboat. The money was raised through sales of Wightlink’s popular 2019 charity calendar featuring photographs of its ferries and FastCats taken by crew members […]

July, 1st 2019 Read full Press Release »

Steering the way to renewable energy

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan has seen the results of Wightlink’s £45million investment in its key route from the city to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight for himself on a visit to its car ferry terminal in Gunwharf Road. The Labour MP saw the new double-deck boarding ramp in Gunwharf Road that has speeded […]

June, 27th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Youth Trust Launches Island School’s Mental Health Charter

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust has launched a brand new Island Schools’ Mental Health Charter. Wightlink has been a long-standing supporter of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust for many years and over the last year that support has included the sponsorship of the Youth Trust’s Mental Health Taskforce. The Schools’ Mental Health Charter […]

June, 25th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink gets ready for the 2019 Isle of Wight Festival

With just one day to go, the team at Wightlink is making final preparations to carry many thousands of people to this summer’s Isle of Wight Festival. Everyone on the ferry company’s three routes is ready to welcome music lovers keen to see headliners Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro and […]

June, 12th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Tension mounts as the finalists for the Wightlink Woof Awards are announced

More than 1,300 nominations have been received for this year’s inaugural Wightlink Woof Awards The new awards seek to promote the Island as a dog-friendly destination by highlighting some of the best canine-friendly businesses and attractions, devoted dog owners and, of course, the top dogs themselves. Judges have spent the past few weeks whittling down […]

June, 11th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink prepares to remember D-Day

As Portsmouth gets ready to host the UK’s national commemoration of D-Day tomorrow (Wednesday 5 June), Wightlink will be paying tribute to the soldiers who fought their way onto the beaches of Normandy – and everyone who was involved in the Allies’ invasion of France in 1944. Ryde Pier Head will stage a special welcome […]

June, 4th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s summer weekend overnight FastCat sailings get off to a good start

Wightlink’s overnight FastCat service on summer weekends began on Saturday 1 June with more than 30 customers travelling on the first crossing after midnight from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head. The summer service of four round-trip sailings on Friday night/Saturday morning and Saturday night/Sunday morning is a four-month trial to assess whether there would […]

June, 3rd 2019 Read full Press Release »

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