Isle of Man News last updated 30 July 2015 09:45:21

Joey Dunlop Memorial lap 2015

POSTED today at 2:59 pm by LC

With the TT Festival now a distant memory , the Joey Dunlop Foundation team are busy preparing for the Festival of Motorcycling.Last years memorial lap of the TT course was a great success and they have announced that the annual Joey Dunlop Memorial Lap will take place on Sunday 23rd August 2015.Due to the success of this annual event, all particip...

Apprentice star found dead

POSTED today at 2:39 pm by Joanne Clague

Stuart Baggs, star of The Apprentice, has been found dead in his apartment in Central Drive, Douglas.His body was discovered at about 9am this morning.Police have this afternoon officially confirmed his identity.Stuart Baggs found fame on reality TV shows The Apprentice and Come Dine With Me. The managing director of Bluewave Communications, he cel...

Equiom appoints new Head of e-Business

POSTED today at 10:01 am

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has announced the appointment of Peter Greenhill as Head of e-Business.He joins Equiom from the Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development where, for the past two years, he held the positions of CEO of e-Gaming Development and Director of e-Business, with responsibility for promoting the Island as a leading e-Gaming centre. Based at Equiom’s Isle of Man office, Peter will take up his new role from October 2015, tasked with driving forward the Group's e-Business service offering, supported by an experienced, in-house team.Equiom's Global Chief Executive Officer, Sheila Dean, commented: "This is an exciting appointment for Equiom, which supports the Group's ...

Man charged with indecency towards child

POSTED today at 8:39 am

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident of alleged indecency against a child. A 24 year old Ramsey man was arrested in the area of Whitebridge Avenue in the town at about 11.20am yesterday (Wednesday). The incident was said to have occurred in the Poyll Dhooie area of Ramsey an hour earlier. He's been charged with indecency towards a child under the age of 16 and will appear in court today. Sergeant Vinny Lund said: 'Police are anxious to hear from anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the Whitebridge Ford, or Poyll Dhooie around 10am on Wednesday. In particular we would like to speak to dog walkers who were in the nature area of Poyll Dhooie, and also a man and a woman who were feeding ducks by the ford.' Got a story? C...

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