Isle of Man News last updated 28 May 2016 09:51:50

From The Jam gig postponed

POSTED yesterday at 12:42 pm by Manx Radio

Illness means rescheduled appearance this week Organisers of the From The Jam gig which was due to take place tonight at the Villa Marina are...


Quarterbridge pub reopens in time for TT

POSTED Fri at 1:53 pm

Flood damage repaired A landmark pub on the TT Course has reopened just in time for its busiest two weeks of the year. The Quarterbridge was badly damaged during Decembers flooding when the river burst its banks. Last night, however, it reopened after almost six months of work to restore it and it will now be open throughout the TT festival. Landlord Kevin ODowd says it took a lot of hard work to make sure itd be ready for an influx of TT visitors:

Force embraces mental health challenge

POSTED Fri at 1:36 pm

Non-policing matters on the rise for Island's constabulary The Island's police force is set to adopt a new approach to dealing with people sufferingmental ill-health. Chief Constable Gary Roberts hasbegun around of meetings with counterparts in the mental health service- so both organisations understand the pressures each faces. The movecomes after the chiefhighlighted the growing number of non-policing matters his officers arecalled out to. In hisannual report last year, Gary Roberts said he lacked resources to deal withdistressed people withmental health issues. The new dialogue is expected to lead to new working practices. The chief constablesays there'sbeen a big change in the demands on police:

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