Isle of Man News last updated 21 September 2014 13:51:40

PAG to discuss Equality Bill

POSTED today at 8:14 am by Manx Radio

There's a chance for you to have a say on the issues of disability and equality on Monday night. They are the topic of the Positive Action Group's...

Second day of IoM Food and Drink Festival

POSTED today at 7:51 am by Manx Radio

The Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival continues in the Villa Marina gardens today, showcasing all the best produce the Isle of Man has to offer...

MHK not surprised at Salmond's resignation

POSTED Fri at 7:40 pm

An MHK says he’s not surprised the leader of the Scottish National Party resigned after losing the crucial vote on independence this week. Alex Salmond announced he was stepping down as Scotland’s First Minister after the referendum saw voters opting to stay part of the UK. Rushen MHK Phil Gawne says he’s met Mr Salmond a number of times, and as nationalists they shared many beliefs. But he says he’s not surprised at the resignation announcement: Clip 1

Delicious weekend ahead

POSTED Fri at 5:40 pm

The annual Food Drink Festival takes place this weekend in the Villa Marina gardens. It's an opportunity to celebrate local produce, with some cultural entertainment and live music thrown into the mix. One of the highlights tomorrow (Saturday) will be a pizza-making challenge at 3pm, with Dot Tilbury squaring up against Stuart Baggs. On Sunday, judges (pictured) will be selecting the Manx chef of the year. There's also plenty of entertainment for children. The festival is organised by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.nettwitter @jonewsiom

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