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Vessel skipper fined for unlawful fishing in Manx waters

POSTED Fri at 1:14 pm by MT

A further prosecution of a fishing boat skipper for unlawful fishing this week reiterates the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s commitment to the protection and sustainability of fisheries in Manx waters. Sea fisheries officers from the Department’s fisheries protection vessel Barrule boarded the UK registered vessel ‘Harm Johannes’...

Denmark's Robbin Harms to make TT debut

POSTED Thu at 3:54 pm

Former World Supersport podium finisher Robbin Harms is set to make his debut at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy.The Danish rider will ride for the highly respected TC Racing/DP Coldplaning team, run by former racer Mick Charnock, and will contest the RST Superbike, RL360 Superstock, PokerStars Senior and Monster Energy Supersport Races on Honda machinery. The 33-year old came to prominence in the cut and thrust arena of the World Supersport Championship, contesting the series on a full-time basis from 2005 through to 2011. His best results came when he rode for the Hannspree Stiggy Motorsport Honda team from 2006 to 2008, finishing fifth, seventh and ninth overall in the Championship, taking four podiums along the...

Ballure level crossing works to close road this weekend

POSTED Thu at 1:32 pm

The Ramsey coast road is scheduled to be closed to all traffic this weekend to enable new railway lines to be installed at Ballure crossing. Isle of Man Transport apologises to motorists and bus passengers for any inconvenience. Subject to weather conditions the road will be closed from 8am on Saturday 31 January 2015 until 6pm on Sunday 1 February 2015. In the event of bad weather the works will be carried out the following weekend. The £1.2 million project to carry out significant repairs and refurbishment on the 52 metre long bridge at Ballure commenced in November. Around 75% of steelwork repairs have been completed while the whole structure has been cleaned by grit blasting and painted with primer. Painting of the top coat has commence...

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