Isle of Man News last updated 24 October 2014 08:01:46

War Horse - the reality

POSTED today at 7:09 am by Manx Radio

The military consultant for the feature film ‘War Horse’ - directed by Steven Spielberg – will speak at the Manx Museum this evening (Friday). Andrew...


Road death family pleads for action

POSTED yesterday at 4:12 pm

The family of Gwen Valentine is demanding an investigation into prisoner rehabilitation.Thirty year old Donovan Kitching from St John's has been jailed for 10 years after causing her death. He was driving the car that hit and killed Ms Valentine as she walked along the Tholt-y-Will Road. Kitchen had been on parole for an earlier offence, having been released from jail three weeks before the incident in April.In a statement, Gwen's family thanked Kitching for pleading guilty and said his apology had been accepted, stating: 'This is an appalling tragedy for Gwen and her family and friends, as well as for Mr. Kitching and his family. In the six months since she was killed, Gwen was due to have re-married, celebrated her first grandchild's...

Ana Dawson selected by England Golf

POSTED yesterday at 3:28 pm

Isle of Man Ladies Golf Champion Ana Dawson has been selected by England Golf. The Peel player is one of eight picked for the girls North West squad. Nearly 150 talented teenagers across the regions have been selected by England Golf for regional under-16 squads and will receive training over the winter months. Ana beat Shirley Glover 8 & 7 in July's final.

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