Isle of Man News last updated 31 October 2014 15:13:57

Man in custody after stabbing

POSTED 11 minutes ago by Joanne Clague

Police called to a disturbance at a house in Douglas in the early hours of today (Saturday) gave first aid to a man with stab wounds. Detective...

New appointment for Tourism welcomed

POSTED about 1 hour ago by Manx Radio

The new director of Tourism and the Visitor Economy has been welcomed by the political member responsible for the industry. Douglas South MHK David...

Skin cancer consultant to give talk to Manx audience

POSTED yesterday at 1:24 pm

Friday night sees another Meet the Consultant session, this time addressing skin cancer. Organised by the Cancer Services User Forum, dermatologist Dr Neill Hepburn will speak about the causes, risks, and treatments of the disease. It's taking place at Keyll Darree, starting at 7.30pm The specialist says Manx people are still at risk even though the Island isn't sunny all year round: Clip 1

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

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