Isle of Man News last updated 27 June 2016 07:10:00

Island's Armed Forces Day salute

POSTED yesterday at 7:07 pm by Manx Radio

10th anniversary of tribute event The Isle of Man has honouredits service men and women andforces' veterans, at a milestone occasion. The 10th...

Weather rains on planned parade

POSTED yesterday at 11:10 am by Manx Radio

Armed Forces Day celebrations amended Organisers of todays Armed Forces Day celebrations say theyve called off a planned parade in Douglas today in...


Teacher takes boozy Manx challenge!

POSTED Sat last week

Will attempt to learn Manx in a day with vodka A language teacher from Wales will be attempting to learn Manx on Monday in a single day, live over the internet and fortified by shots of vodka! Aran Jones from Pwllheli founded the SaySomethinginWelsh.com website and will broadcast the attempt live over Google Hangouts, with a shot of Manx vodka before each session. Hes taking on the challenge to celebrate a new Manx course set up by his website and Culture Vannin. Hell learn the language between 8.30am and 7.30pm, before trying his knowledge out in conversation with Manx Language Officer Adrian Cain.

Watch: Mark Higgins four-wheeled TT record lap

POSTED Sat last week

Video released by Subaru Car maker Subaru has released its video of the record-breaking lap of the TT Course set during this years festival. Manx rally driver Mark Higgins returned home for the lap in the WRX STI and took two attempts, beating the record both times. On the Monday of Race Week, he set the bar for the four-wheeled lap record at 17 minutes and 35.139 seconds an astonishing average speed of 128.730mph! Heres the full lap Subaru released on Youtube on Friday:

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