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 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:15:13 GMT Planning Policy: statement by the Minister for Policy and Reform http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87294/planning-policy-statement-by-the-minister-for-policy-and-reform news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87294/planning-policy-statement-by-the-minister-for-policy-and-reform Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:15:13 GMT

Minister for Policy and Reform Chris Thomas lays out the Manx Governments position on planning policy in the April sitting of Tynwald.See the full debate herePlease note the poor sound quality in parts is due to the audio feed received from the Tynwald chamber which is used for all...

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Climate change mitigation statement http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87235/climate-change-mitigation-statement news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87235/climate-change-mitigation-statement Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:28:27 GMT

Environment, Food Agriculture Minister, Geoffrey Boot MHK, made an hour long statement on climate change mitigation as a coordinated plan with the MUA was announced to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles. The public are also being asked to make their views known on the subject.Full MTTV video...

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Police investigate company selling TT camping spots http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87176/police-investigate-company-selling-tt-camping-spots news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87176/police-investigate-company-selling-tt-camping-spots Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:25:50 GMT

TT visitors who’ve booked accommodation through Evolution Camping have been urged to contact the police. Officers say they’ve had a number of alerts about the company which has taken bookings for camping on land which is not available to them. Anyone who thinks they’ve been affected is asked to...

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Ben-my-Chree records 97 per cent reliability http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87175/ben-my-chree-records-97-per-cent-reliability- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87175/ben-my-chree-records-97-per-cent-reliability- Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:24:35 GMT

The Ben-my-Chree was 97 per cent reliable over the last 13 months. That’s according to the Steam Packet Company which says the boat had a technical reliability of 97.17 per cent. During 2018, and January 2019, the Ben-my-Chree completed 1,321 sailings and clocked up around 88,500 miles. Her main...

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Beach Buddies expanding to the UK http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87174/beach-buddies-expanding-to-the-uk news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87174/beach-buddies-expanding-to-the-uk Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:22:28 GMT

Beach Buddies is expanding off the Isle of Man. This weekend a team of 10 volunteers will travel to the Lake District coastline to organise new beach cleaning groups in Ravenglass and Braystones. The charity is meeting with local residents with the aim of kick-starting a new initiative to deal...

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Volunteers dig deep at Community Farm http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87173/volunteers-dig-deep-at-community-farm news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87173/volunteers-dig-deep-at-community-farm Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:20:43 GMT

Volunteers have helped dig deep at the The Children’s Centre’s Community Farm. 11 staff from Old Mutual International spent a day at the farm creating flower beds, potato beds, laying chicken wire to provide grip on boardwalks, and built a path. The volunteering exercise is part of a range of Old...

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Politicians lobby Minister about Island's air quality http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87172/politicians-lobby-minister-about-island-s-air-quality- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87172/politicians-lobby-minister-about-island-s-air-quality- Tue, 26 Feb 2019 18:18:46 GMT

Three politicians have joined forces to express their disappointment over a lack of action on air quality on the Isle of Man. It’s after the issue was raised in Tynwald last week. MHKs Ralph Peake and Bill Shimmins and MLC Bill Henderson have written to the Environment, Food and Agriculture...

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SJA to take over stretcher transfers http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87171/sja-to-take-over-stretcher-transfers- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87171/sja-to-take-over-stretcher-transfers- Tue, 26 Feb 2019 18:16:30 GMT

The Island’s ambulance service is expanding thanks to a new partnership with St John Ambulance. Newly trained, full-time staff from St John Ambulance will handle all planned ambulance transfers for patients on stretchers. The SJA team will operate between 8am and 6pm seven days a week to transport...

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Technology behind MT clearSound up for GLOMO awards http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87170/technology-behind-mt-clearsound-up-for-glomo-awards- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87170/technology-behind-mt-clearsound-up-for-glomo-awards- Tue, 26 Feb 2019 18:08:14 GMT

The company which pioneered the technology behind Manx Telecom’s ground-breaking MT clearSound product has been shortlisted for three global awards. Goshawk International Ltd is in the running in the mobile industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. It’s received nominators for the Best Mobile Service...

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Tyres slashed on cars in Pulrose http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87163/tyres-slashed-on-cars-in-pulrose news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87163/tyres-slashed-on-cars-in-pulrose Mon, 25 Feb 2019 09:18:05 GMT

Investigations are underway after a spate of damage to vehicles in Pulrose. Between February 15th and 17th a number had their tyres slashed whilst they were parked in bays on Pulrose Road. Police say it has resulted in ‘severe inconvenience’ to the owners and considerable costs to replace the...

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