Isle of Man News last updated 18 June 2018 00:00:52

Bus Vannin to provide new Patient Transport Services

POSTED Fri last week by TH

Patients who need transport between Noble’s Hospital and their homes will now be picked up and dropped off by Bus Vannin. The Department of Health and Social Care has awarded the bus company a tender to perform the Patient Transport Services from July 1st. It was previously run by the Red Cross. Patients will be transported in a Mercedes Sprinte...

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on garage forecourt

POSTED Fri last week by TH

Police are appealing for witnesses after a person was hit by a vehicle on a garage forecourt. It happened at around 8.45am on Wednesday, June 13th at the Station Garage in Castletown. Officers haven’t given any details about who was hit – or what the offending vehicle looked like. Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Headquarters on 63...

Sailings scrapped due to high winds

POSTED Thu last week

Sailings to and from the Isle of Man have been cancelled this morning due to the weather. The Steam Packet Company scrapped the Manannan sailing to Liverpool at 7.30am. The return journey at 11.15am is also off. Passengers who were due to travel are asked to contact the Reservations Team on 661661. The Ben-my-Chree is due to operate as scheduled.

Beach cleaners aim to break records this weekend

POSTED Thu last week

Beach Buddies will attempt to break another record for beach cleaning this weekend. The local beach cleaning charity is joining with the Year of Our Island team, and government staff, to hold 11 events on one day. They’ll take place on different beaches around the Island on Sunday. Beaches on the hitlist include Ramsey North, Port Soderick, Ballaugh, Douglas, Laxey, Peel, Niarbyl, Langness, Port Erin and the Calf of Man. Beach Buddies is aiming to top 229 volunteers – the previous record set in April when volunteers cleaned nine beaches.

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