Isle of Man News last updated 28 July 2015 12:00:58


Confetti celebrations for Castletown sponsored by Hartford Homes

POSTED yesterday at 1:22 pm

Castletown’s famous ‘Confetti Carnival’ will return to the ancient capital this Saturday evening with sponsorship from local building firm Hartford Homes.Now in its 59th year, the Confetti Carnival is an intrinsic part of the town’s annual festival day which this year takes place from midday on Saturday 1 August. Hartford Homes director James Greenhalgh said “We’re proud to support such a colourful and historic part of the local community- long may it continue!”The evening of entertainment kicks off in The Parade at 7pm and includes confetti-throwing, fancy dress prize presentations, an open air disco and performances from the group Shoddywaddy as well as a Katie Perry and Jessie J tribute act, concluding with a fireworks display from...

LibVan candidate for Peel by-election

POSTED yesterday at 12:00 pm

Former commissioner Penny Hardman will represent the Liberal Vannin Party in the Peel by-election on September 10.Ms Hardman says one of her priorities for the constituency will be finding a solution to a sewerage problem she says has existed since she was a child.She says: 'I am proud to be Manx and I come from a proud Manx sea-faring family. I am an educated, strong woman with experience working in the financial sector, the charitable sector and as a Peel Town Commissioner.'I have also run my own business and I have gained in-depth knowledge as a civil servant of how government works across numerous departments. I want to represent the views of my constituents at a national level and I will do this by listening and acting as their...

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