Isle of Man News last updated 23 November 2014 14:22:16

Education vision pivotal in BHS extension

POSTED today at 7:13 am by Manx Radio

A long–term supporter of education in the Island has been praised for his vision. Alwyn Collister, a former school governor and chair of governors at...


TT at Motorcycle Live in Birmingham

POSTED yesterday at 7:20 am

The Motorcycle Live show opens at the NEC in Birmingham today. It's an important nine days for the TT and Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling. A recreation of the famous Glencrutchery Road start line will form part of the stand at the show. Tomorrow is Classic TT Day and a week later the TT itself is the main feature of the final day - "Mad Sunday". Many of the top road racing stars will be supporting the Isle of Man effort - John McGuinness, Dave Molyneux, Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey and Conor Cummins to name only a few. Bruce Anstey's absolute lap record breaking Valvoline Racing by Padgetts Honda and fastest ever newcomer Peter Hickman's Ice Valley by Motorsave BMW bike will both be on display. Regency Travel will be there to advise on...

MHK unhappy over Post Office 'done deal'

POSTED yesterday at 7:15 am

A Douglas MHK says she's unhappy that the closure of two of the Island's main post offices was agreed without a political debate. South Douglas member Kate Beecroft tabled an emergency question in Tynwald this week, asking what had triggered the decision by Isle of Man Post Office to close its flagship branches in Douglas and Ramsey. The business will transfer to new, sub post offices inside Spar stores in the high streets of both towns early next year. Mrs Beecroft says the whole affairs has been presented as a 'done deal' - with virtually no debate on an important community issue:Clip 1

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