Isle of Man News last updated 19 June 2018 22:18:22

234 thousand bus journeys taken during TT

POSTED yesterday at 9:16 am by TH

The number of passengers carried on public transport over the TT fortnight increased by 11 per cent this year. 234,418 bus journeys were taken by...

Police appeal after damage is caused to house in Douglas

POSTED Mon at 9:32 am

Police are investigating after damage was caused to a property in Douglas almost a month ago. It happened between 3pm and 6pm on May 21st – officers haven’t revealed the nature of the damage on Horseshoe Avenue. Police say they’re particularly interested in speaking to a blonde female who was seen approaching the property at around 3pm that day. Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Headquarters on 631212.

Bus Vannin to provide new Patient Transport Services

POSTED Fri last week

Patients who need transport between Noble’s Hospital and their homes will now be picked up and dropped off by Bus Vannin. The Department of Health and Social Care has awarded the bus company a tender to perform the Patient Transport Services from July 1st. It was previously run by the Red Cross. Patients will be transported in a Mercedes Sprinter which has a wheelchair lift and seats recommended by the charity Arthritis UK. Bus drivers have also received specialist training to ensure they’re up to date with moving and handling procedures as well as first aid. Minister David Ashford says: "It was time to have a fresh look at our patient transport. "The Red Cross has done an excellent job over the past decade, and our decision to award...

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