Isle of Man News last updated 02 September 2014 08:00:59

MHKs seek Steam Packet answers

POSTED yesterday at 4:34 pm by Joanne Clague

Douglas MHK David Cretney has called on the chief executive of the Steam Packet to respond to criticism over the bank holiday weekend disruption.There's been an angry reaction to a claim from the Steam Packet that the behaviour of a minority of passengers was 'atrocious' after services were cancelled because of engineering faults with the Manannan ...

Final round of MBL sponsored Senior Open this week

POSTED yesterday at 3:37 pm by MT

The third and final round of the prestigious KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament – which has MBL Financial as principal sponsor – takes place this Thursday [September 4] at Ramsey Golf Club. The Island’s premier Seniors event comprises three rounds – the first was held at Douglas Golf Course in July, and the second at Rowany in August. His Excell...

Donations restore stolen charity cash

POSTED Fri last week

The operators of a bikes museum in Kirk Michael say their faith in human nature has been restored.Earlier this week, around £100 in banknotes was stolen from a TT Riders' Association charity box at the museum. Since then, personal donations, a whip-round at the Vintage Motor Cycle Club's presentation night and the auction of a donated canvas of Michael Dunlop has raised a total of £315 to replace the stolen money.Tony East, owner of the A.R.E classic bike collection and secretary of the Isle of Man section of the VMCC, said: 'All of that money will be going to the Friends of the TT Riders' Association together with other money raised during the past two weeks.'A big, big thank you to all involved for restoring our faith in human nature.'Got...

John Otway Concert and Movie Screenings This Weekend

POSTED Fri last week

John Otway concert and “Otway The Movie” screenings presented by JonnoPromotions(IOM Arts Council & Island of Culture supported events) With the support of the Isle of Man Arts Council and Island of Culture, JonnoPromotions is delighted to welcome back to the Isle of Man, for his first visit in almost a decade, the man … the myth … the almost legend … "Rock & Roll's greatest failure" John Otway. John is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona.  With Island-based musicians Martin Rigby (drums) and Martin Jones (bass) as his rhythm section and with Adam Jones and Liam Callow on guitars, John is really looking for...

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