Isle of Man News last updated 22 September 2014 23:33:28

Peel residents oppose development at meeting

POSTED yesterday at 11:33 pm by Manx Radio

A packed Corrin Hall in Peel on Monday night heard more about a proposed 144-house development on the town's outskirts. The development has been...

Walk and Talk celebrates 15 years

POSTED yesterday at 6:47 pm by Manx Radio

A celebration will take place early next month to mark 15 years of Walk and Talk. The initiative was started in 1999, when a small group of walkers...


Successful Soap Box Race raises funds for Hyperbaric Chamber

POSTED yesterday at 1:50 pm

The first ever Microgaming Soap Box Race was a great success, drawing huge crowds and raising £2,900 for Isle of Man Hyperbaric!   On Saturday 13th September, over 25 homemade soap boxes raced down Upper Church Street, against the stopwatch, in an attempt to become the first ever Microgaming Soap Box Race champion. There were jumps, chicanes and a very tight final bend for the racers to contest with, providing the packed crowd with hours of entertainment, and of course a few heroic crashes!Each non-motorised soap box completed the downhill course twice, with the five fastest going through to the final. With only 0.06 seconds between first and third place, it was a fiercely competitive final round which saw ‘Manx Engineers’ crowned champions...

Catch the Last Night of the Proms this Saturday at The Gaiety

POSTED yesterday at 12:36 pm

The Manx Youth Band and Manx Concert Brass are especially pleased to welcome Manx born Soprano Helen Power as their guest soloist for this year's Manx Last Night of the Proms which will be held on Saturday 27th September at 7:45 in The Gaiety Theatre. Helen grew up on the island, where she played in the Manx Youth Band and Manx Concert Brass, and attended The Christine Wild Theatre School, before moving to London to pursue a performing career. Since training in musical theatre at Mountview Academy, Helen has performed on the West End stage, and several major tours have seen her perform in theatres all over the UK, Europe and beyond to outstanding reviews. As soprano soloist for the highly acclaimed Incognito Artists and classical...

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