Isle of Man News last updated 17 April 2015 20:40:40

Police welcome guilty verdict

POSTED yesterday at 4:52 pm by Joanne Clague

The killing of 60 year old Ballabeg man Neil Roberts was an 'extraordinarily violent act by an individual who has consistently tried to remove himself from any responsibility for his actions', police say.Ian Anderson, 46, from Castletown was today found guilty of murdering Mr Roberts after a five week trial.Senior invesigating officer in the case, ...

Isle of Man delegation heads to China

POSTED yesterday at 12:01 pm by MT

A delegation of private sector representatives, led by Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK, is on its way to China today for a week of presentations and meetings designed to build on existing good relationships with political and business leaders in the world’s second largest economy. As the group prepared to depart, the Chief Minister explained:  ‘It is...

Public meeting over marina silt

POSTED Thu at 4:23 pm

St John's Methodist Hall is the venue for a public meeting tonight over the disposal of silt from Peel marina.It's been called by German Parish Commissioners who have criticised the government for not consulting with the local authority before creating a dump for the silt at Poortown Quarry. Commissioner John Kennaugh said the trust between central and local government had been destroyed (see MTTV report at http://www.manx.net/tv/mt-tv/watch/71639/silt-dumping-destruction-of-trust-)The meeting starts at 7.30pm.Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.nettwitter @jonewsiom

Citywing celebrates its first year of direct Glasgow services

POSTED Thu at 4:09 pm

Citywing is celebrating the first anniversary of its direct service between Glasgow and the Isle of Man, which was first launched on 31st March 2014. The route has proved a resounding success and so popular, with strong bookings to date, that Citywing has recently added extra flights to the timetable, offering 11 return flights a week from 1st May. These include a very popular Saturday flight and a double daily service four days a week. Citywing provide a regular and frequent direct service to Glasgow, which further strengthens the link between the two Celtic Communities, and offers the only direct route and guaranteed lowest fares between Scotland and the Isle of Man. David Buck, Managing Director at Citywing, said: ‘We are delighted to...

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