Isle of Man News last updated 05 May 2016 06:41:19

Rally could be on the skids

POSTED 54 minutes ago by Manx Radio

Stages will be cancelled without volunteers Stages will be cancelled if not enough marshals and timekeepers come forward for duty at the Manx...

Happy Holidays supported by Lloyds Bank

POSTED yesterday at 4:08 pm

The Manx Museum in Douglas is set to inspire nostalgic recollections of the Island’s seaside holiday boom thanks to kind support of Lloyds Bank. The newly displayed Exploratorium gallery, which opened last Saturday, features items and themes associated with entertainment and amusement during the peak tourism period of the early 20th century.Included in the items on display are tourism promotion posters and leaflets, costumes, games, a Punch and Judy puppet theatre, as well as photographic representation of the Palace Ballroom complete with disco glitter ball as a nod to the Palace Lido.The display also includes a seaside tent while interactive activities include deciding which saucy seaside postcards to censor, a dressing up box of holiday...

SPC confirmed as carnival sponsor

POSTED yesterday at 1:37 pm

Packet help for community party Douglas Town Centre Management has announced an exclusivepartnerfor this year's Douglas Carnival. It's been confirmed the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be the event'sofficial sponsor. The firm will stump-up 1,300 to sponsor every prize category in the carnival parade. Categories include Best FLoat, Best Charity Entry and Best Overall Entry - with a top prize of250 up for grabs. The 2016 Douglas Carnival is on Sunday 17 July. To register and find out more about the event, visit

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