Isle of Man News last updated 30 October 2014 16:30:23

Liverpool crossing affected by weather

POSTED yesterday at 4:31 pm by Manx Radio

Tomorrow's Steam Packet Company fastcraft sailing from Liverpool has been brought forward because of bad weather. The Met Office says strong to...

Last orders for Waterfall

POSTED yesterday at 4:25 pm by Manx Radio

A pub in the West of the Island has announced it’s to close next week. On its Facebook page, the Waterfall in Glen Maye says it’s been left with no...


MUA windfall possible as UK power capacity squeezed

POSTED yesterday at 1:22 pm

A shortage of electricity supply capacity in the UK this winter could offer lucrative export opportunities for the Isle of Man. The National Grid's Winter Outlook report says the margin between generation capacity and expected demand will fall to just four per cent - a seven-year low. The fall in supply is due to the break-down and closure of generators and new plants not coming online quickly enough. It means the Island's power station at Pulrose could be in for a bonanza, exporting surplus power to the UK grid, at premium prices. The MUA's Business Development Manager is Richard Bujko:Clip 1

MHK row played down by chief minister

POSTED yesterday at 1:20 pm

There is to be a fresh look at parking in Douglas aimed at deterring people from taking advantage and parking where they shouldn't. There has been a bitter row between East Douglas MHK Chris Robertshaw and Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne over the imposition of a charge for residential parking. Mr Robertshaw described it as unfair on his constituents. Chief Minister Allan Bell he sympathises with both members:Clip 1

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