Isle of Man News last updated 22 April 2018 07:00:41

Charity's cat traps damaged

POSTED Fri at 9:42 am by TH

Investigations are underway after two cat traps were damaged in Poortown in Peel. The humane devices, which belong to the ManxSPCA, were targeted between 2pm and 8pm yesterday. The traps were being used to try and capture feral cats on farmland – the animal charity say the cats are ill and they want to collect them to treat them. Police say the ...

Firefighters deal with burning cylinder

POSTED Fri at 9:40 am by TH

Firefighters were called into action yesterday after a LPG cylinder caught fire in Braddan. The 10kg cylinder, which is used by Manx Utilities to fuel a gas burner, had developed a fault. Crews allowed the cylinder to burn out and then used a hose reel to cool it and safely dispose of it.  

Homestay registration looming

POSTED Thu at 9:43 am

Time is running out for anyone planning to open their home to visitors this TT. Registration for the Homestay scheme closes on Monday, April 30th. The scheme is operated by MiQuando and sees residents host paying visitors at both TT and the Festival of Motorcycling. Registration is compulsory – with fees starting from £37.50 per year for a new registration and £22.50 for a renewal. The fee includes access to government's public liability insurance.

Arrest warning over unpaid fines

POSTED Thu at 9:41 am

Police are warning people to pay their unpaid fines or face being arrested. Officers say they are dealing with several outstanding debts which have had arrest warrants drawn up. They're urging people to contact the Isle of Man Courts of Justice to arrange payment as soon as possible.

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