Isle of Man News last updated 27 June 2016 15:14:25

Commissioner announces candidacy

POSTED today at 3:14 pm by Manx Radio

Ramsey member to stand in Ayre and Michael Ramsey Commissioner Pat Ayres says hell be standing as a candidate in Septembers general election. Mr...

Sail the Manx Coast on Balmoral in July

POSTED today at 2:52 pm by LC

The classic motor vessel Balmoral returns to the Island shortly, offering just two opportunities to view the beautiful Manx coastline between Douglas...


Local archer selected to represent GB at European 3D Championships

POSTED today at 12:11 pm

Lesley Sleight, a member of Isle of Man Archery Club, has been selected to attend the European 3D Championships in Mokrice- Catez, Slovenia at the end of August.  Great Britain are sending a team of 12 archers to the event.Sleight made her international debut for GB in 2014 coming 12th in the European 3D Championships in Estonia. In 2015 she ranked 13th in the World 3D Championships held in Italy. For the past two years she has been the top ranked British Field Archer and British Field Champion in Ladies American Flatbow.Lesley said: ‘I am really proud again to be selected and feel honoured to be wearing a GB NI vest especially in this Olympic year. I’m hoping that I can help the team bring home some medals for Britain."

Stage One to donate proceeds of play to local Hospice

POSTED today at 12:00 pm

Hospice Isle of Man and Rebecca House have been nominated to be the recipient of a play Stage One are presenting at The Studio Theatre, Ballakermeen High School on Sunday 10th July at 7.30pm. The play is called Hospital Food by Eugene O'Hare.Stage One performed the play at The Erin Arts Centre in February when they competed in Manx Amateur Drama Federation One Act Play Festival. As winners of this festival they were invited to compete in the British All Winners Festival in the summer. This very touching play was so well received that the cast and everyone involved have decided to perform it one more time raising valuable funds for the local charity. This is particularly fitting as ‘The Retreat’ described below is very much how Jade’s Place...

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