Isle of Man News last updated 18 September 2014 19:44:23

Get to know your fusebox

POSTED yesterday at 7:44 pm by Manx Radio

Householders are being reminded about the importance of knowing where your fusebox is, in the case of an emergency. It follows a call out by Port Erin...

Shapes and Plates exhibition

POSTED yesterday at 7:33 pm by Manx Radio

The first exhibition of the work of a local potter opens this evening (Thurs 18th) "Shapes and Plates" will be on display at the Art Bar in Noa...

Manx Gas responds to landlord criticism

POSTED yesterday at 2:23 pm

Manx Gas has responded to comments made by a landlord, who says his tenants can't afford to use gas in their accommodation. Ian Abrahams, who owns around 100 properties, says the £250 deposit Manx Gas insists upon from new customers is beyond the means of many of those who rent property from him. Proposed new regulations for private rental accommodation include the provision of central heating as standard. In a statement issued from Manx Gas, its director, Tony Nicholls, says it has a similar policy as the Manx Utilities Aujthority in requiring a security deposit for the first 12 months from new customers who are in privately rented accommodation. The deposit was brought in in response to a relatively high proportion of defaults on credit...

Next phase of Ramsey regeneration

POSTED yesterday at 1:52 pm

The Department of Infrastructure has submitted plans to alter the road layout, footpaths, parking and bus stop location in Market Place, Ramsey. It's the latest phase of the town centre regeneration scheme. The planning application was considered by the local authority at their meeting last night and received the commissioners' endorsement, pending reassurance that access will be provided to the church. Pictured are the regeneration works completed at the front of Ramsey courthouse in Parliament Street. Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email

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