Wightlink workers vote to strike

The mechanical issue also led to a disturbance yesterday. Picture: Wightlink

Wightlink cancels 12 Portsmouth ferry services for Wednesday amid ‘mechanical issues’

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WORK at Wightlink have voted to strike on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day following the dismissal of a colleague.

The industrial action is being taken following the sacking of Paul Kelly.

Members of the RMT transport union will be addressed by their general secretary Bob Crow tonight in Portsmouth following the vote to strike.