News from the Isle of Man (isleofman.com) http://www.isleofman.com/News/local News from the Isle of Man en-gb Copyright 2012 Local News Isle of Man Dot Com RSS Generator 60 Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:29:45 GMT Summerland bids being evaluated http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85482/summerland-bids-being-evaluated news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85482/summerland-bids-being-evaluated Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:29:45 GMT

Government is evaluating a number of potential bids for the Summerland site.That's according to the Department of Infrastructure.It follows news that the department will buy the horse tram stables off Douglas Council.Minister Ray Harmer says: "With the approval of the Promenade reconstruction scheme...

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Nursery hits back after 'malicious' rumours http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85481/nursery-hits-back-after-malicious-rumours news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85481/nursery-hits-back-after-malicious-rumours Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:20:48 GMT

A Manx nursery says it's been forced to take legal action after malicious rumours were spread across the Island. Gloryland Preschool Nursey has taken to Facebook to issue a public statement saying it wants to 'publicly dismiss' rumours about its nurseries and nursery owners. In the statement it...

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Taxpayers to foot bill for horse tram stables http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85480/taxpayers-to-foot-bill-for-horse-tram-stables news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85480/taxpayers-to-foot-bill-for-horse-tram-stables Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:18:21 GMT

Taxpayers on the Isle of Man are footing the bill for the purchase of the horse tram stables.The Department of Infrastructure has bought the buildings at Tramway Terrace off Douglas Borough Council for £600,000.It says a key factor in the decision is to allow the Summerland site to remain clear...

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Fake emergency planned for Groudle Glen http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85479/fake-emergency-planned-for-groudle-glen news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85479/fake-emergency-planned-for-groudle-glen Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:16:12 GMT

100 members of the emergency services will be carrying out an emergency planning exercise tomorrow. Police, the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance Service, Civil Defence and Coastguard will be at Groudle Glen in the evening. People are being told not to be alarmed at the large numbers...

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200 Barclays staff to take part in all-Island beach clean http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85478/200-barclays-staff-to-take-part-in-all-island-beach-clean news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85478/200-barclays-staff-to-take-part-in-all-island-beach-clean Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:14:25 GMT

200 staff from Barclays will take part in an all-Island beach clean on Sunday. The bank is teaming up with FIM Capital Beach Buddies to clean nine different beaches. The event is being dubbed The Big Barclays Beach Clean. Beaches at Ramsey, Ballaugh, Castletown, Langness, Port Soderick, Groudle...

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Households to be surveyed on spending habits http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85474/households-to-be-surveyed-on-spending-habits news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85474/households-to-be-surveyed-on-spending-habits Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:49:51 GMT

People on the Isle of Man are being encouraged to tell the government how much they spend. Letters have been sent out to households asking them to take part in the Household Income and Expenditure Survey. The Cabinet Office says it will help to shape future finances and inform the development of...

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Health Minister attends BIC meet http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85473/health-minister-attends-bic-meet news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85473/health-minister-attends-bic-meet Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:47:46 GMT

The Health and Social Care Minister has represented the Isle of Man at a meeting of the British-Irish Council. David Ashford attended the event in Edinburgh on Friday – it was hosted by the Scottish Government and focussed on social inclusion and the role played by carers. Whilst there Ministers...

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Four vehicles damaged in Port St Mary http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85472/four-vehicles-damaged-in-port-st-mary news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85472/four-vehicles-damaged-in-port-st-mary Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:45:48 GMT

Police are appealing for help after four cars were damaged in Port St Mary. Wing mirrors were targeted whilst the vehicles were parked overnight on Monday, April 9th. It happened on the Shore Road underway. Anyone who saw what happened has been asked to contact Police Headquarters.

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Champion for consumer rights wanted http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85471/champion-for-consumer-rights-wanted news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85471/champion-for-consumer-rights-wanted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:44:28 GMT

People with an interest in consumer rights are being urged to champion them on the Isle of Man. The Council of Ministers is appointing someone to serve on the Board of the Office of Fair Trading. The OFT provides legislation, advice and support to protect consumers and businesses from unfit...

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Coastguard called to help rescue sheep http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85470/coastguard-called-to-help-rescue-sheep news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/85470/coastguard-called-to-help-rescue-sheep Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:41:30 GMT

Ramsey Coastguard was called into action on Sunday to help rescue a sheep. A member of the public had spotted the animal stranded on cliffs near to the area of Dogmills. A cliff technician was set up in a harness to go over the edge and review the scene. However the sheep was able to make its own...

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