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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 »

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 celebrates Island talent at dedicated event

What do an underwater hockey player, a skateboarding champion, an 81-year-old swimmer, jazz musicians, carnival and theatre supremoes, a rising Motocross star and a team of Lycra-clad cyclists all have in common? Answer – they were all part of a group of over 120 people sponsored by Wightlink who gathered to celebrate their successes at […]

May, 29th 2019 Read full Press Release »

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