POSTED yesterday at 4:48 pm by Joanne Clague
A seafood processing company has applied for planning approval to create a factory at the Isle of Man Food Park in Peel.
CB Horne says investment by the Manx Government has made the site viable for business expansion.
The government has invested £3million on the site to develop new drainage, power and gas supplies and generally improve facilities...
POSTED yesterday at 1:51 pm by MT
Smokers are being urged to prepare for battle and attempt to quit smoking for good on No Smoking Day, which takes place on Wednesday 12 March 2014. Nearly one in five adults in the Isle of Man smoke (19.1%), but studies show that around two-thirds of smokers want to quit. The theme for No Smoking Day this year is ‘V for Victory’, which hopes to ins...
From the archives. An engineer working on the IRIS project explains what was happening to Douglas promenade as millions of pounds were being spent on the IRIS scheme.
POSTED yesterday at 9:47 am
Two popular projects run by The Children’s Centre have received a welcome boost from a Castletown-based business. Friends Provident International has announced it is continuing to provide funding for the Action, Songs and Rhymes pre-school activity programme, and for the recording of audio CDs used in the Story Sacks project. The company’s support for The Children’s Centre’s community projects began in 2008.
Thanks to sponsorship, Action, Songs and Rhymes sessions are provided free of charge to allow babies and toddlers to learn and develop by listening to nursery rhymes and singing songs. Through music and movement, parents play and interact with their children to develop communication and motor skills. The children enjoy the stimulation ...
POSTED yesterday at 9:42 am
Selwyn Griffiths, winner of the Senior Manx Grand Prix in 1964 is to be the Manx Motor Cycle Club’s Official Guest of Honour at this year’s Manx Grand Prix which takes place between 16th and 29th August and is part of the Festival of Motorcycling Festival 2014.
Selwyn, who originates from Pontypool, is well known around race paddocks throughout the British Isles and is still a familiar face in the race paddock at the rear of the Grandstand on Glencrutchery Road some fifty years after his illustrious victory on Thursday 3rd September 1964 riding a Cowles Matchless at an average speed of 96.270 mph.
Having made his ‘Manx’ debut three years earlier in the Junior race he finished in 22nd position just missing out on a replica.
1962 saw the W...
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