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Marshal numbers building for TT 2015

POSTED today at 3:49 pm by Manx Radio

Marshal numbers for this year's TT are building slowly . . but still have some way to go. 520 marshals are needed around the Mountain course before...

Future of Regent Street PO to be discussed

POSTED today at 3:47 pm by Manx Radio

The chairman of the post office says the future of the Regent Street complex will be discussed soon. Postal services will be transferred from the...

Castletown man guilty of murder

POSTED yesterday at 5:15 pm

A forty-six-year-old Castletown man has been found guilty of murder. Ian Anderson had denied murdering 60-year-old Neil Roberts from Ballabeg, in late 2013. Anderson's trial lasted five weeks. Today (Fri) the jury announced their unanimous verdict that he was guilty of murdering Mr Roberts. Prosecutor Linda Watts said the extent of Mr Roberts's injuries proved it was clearly a case of murder. Mr Roberts's body was found at Anderson's Castletown home which he shared with his wife, in the early hours of December 1st 2013. Consultant pathologist William Lawler gave evidence at the trial, revealing Mr Roberts had suffered extensive internal bleeding, 23 broken ribs and almost every bone in his face was broken. Dawn Jones, defending, argued a...

Police welcome guilty verdict

POSTED yesterday at 4:52 pm

The killing of 60 year old Ballabeg man Neil Roberts was an 'extraordinarily violent act by an individual who has consistently tried to remove himself from any responsibility for his actions', police say.Ian Anderson, 46, from Castletown was today found guilty of murdering Mr Roberts after a five week trial.Senior invesigating officer in the case, Chief Inspector Phil Shimmin has paid tribute to Mr Roberts' family and praised those involved in the investigation.Here is his statement in full: 'This is a time to remind ourselves that the killing of Neil Roberts was an extraordinarily violent act by an individual who has consistently tried to remove himself from any responsibility for his actions. The jury has ensured that Ian Anderson has...

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