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, 12 Dec 2018 09:44:48 GMT Post Office to hold 'intense talks' over strike action http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86805/post-office-to-hold-intense-talks-over-strike-action news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86805/post-office-to-hold-intense-talks-over-strike-action Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:44:48 GMT

The Isle of Man Post Office will hold a day of ‘intense negotiation talks’ today to try and stop the strike which is planned. It’s strongly refuted claims from the Communication Workers Union that it’s rejected the opportunity to have ‘meaningful’ talks. Discussions on job evaluation with the CWU...

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Investigations after window is smashed in Port Erin http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86804/investigations-after-window-is-smashed-in-port-erin news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86804/investigations-after-window-is-smashed-in-port-erin Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:43:17 GMT

Police are appealing for help after a large pane of glass was smashed at a building in Port Erin. It happened overnight between Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th. Someone vandalised the storage building between the telephone exchange and Cringle and Co Funeral Directors on Station...

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Public urged to support Manx farmers this Christmas http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86803/public-urged-to-support-manx-farmers-this-christmas news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86803/public-urged-to-support-manx-farmers-this-christmas Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:42:09 GMT

Shoppers are being encouraged to support local farmers and economy this Christmas. Consumers are asked to support Manx livestock farmers and the Island’s economy by adding locally produced beef, pork or lamb to their shopping lists. Research by Isle of Man Meats shows that when asked about the...

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Reducing wards will make Council more 'entrepreneurial' http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86802/reducing-wards-will-make-council-more-entrepreneurial- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86802/reducing-wards-will-make-council-more-entrepreneurial- Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:40:32 GMT

The leader of Douglas Council says reducing the number of wards, and their membership, will provide a more ‘entrepreneurial’ model of local government. Plans are underway to lose two wards bringing the total number to four and to reduce membership to 12. The council is awaiting the outcome of a...

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Public asked to share views on sexual offending http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86792/public-asked-to-share-views-on-sexual-offending- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86792/public-asked-to-share-views-on-sexual-offending- Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:06:57 GMT

Government is asking members of the public to share their views on sexual offences on the Isle of Man. It’s looking at bringing in the Sexual Offences and Obscene Publications Bill which is designed to modernise Island laws. They’ve not been updated for more than a decade. People are being asked...

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Dandara teams up with Salvation Army to spread festive cheer http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86791/dandara-teams-up-with-salvation-army-to-spread-festive-cheer news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86791/dandara-teams-up-with-salvation-army-to-spread-festive-cheer Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:05:03 GMT

Demand for help around the Christmas period is growing. That’s the message from The Salvation Army which says more and more people are seeking assistance. This year Dandara is once again backing the charity appeal by donating money to buy toys, gifts, wrapping paper and chocolates for families and...

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New room helping staff improve their wellbeing http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86790/new-room-helping-staff-improve-their-wellbeing- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86790/new-room-helping-staff-improve-their-wellbeing- Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:02:27 GMT

500 staff at Old Mutual International are taking advantage of a new meeting space which has been designed to improve health and wellbeing. A ‘Thrive Hub’ has been created at King Edward Bay House perfect for colleagues to relax, chat, meet for coffee or lunch and hold informal meetings. The Thrive...

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Silt to be used to restore uplands http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86789/silt-to-be-used-to-restore-uplands- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86789/silt-to-be-used-to-restore-uplands- Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:00:55 GMT

Silt removed from Peel Marina will be used to help restore uplands left damaged following 19th century mining activity. A planning application has been lodged to allow dredged material to be temporarily stored and drained in an engineered and lined pool on the outskirts of the town. If dredging...

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MHK questions government action on fast food http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86778/mhk-questions-government-action-on-fast-food news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86778/mhk-questions-government-action-on-fast-food Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:30:58 GMT

What action is government taking to reduce litter from fast food outlets? Middle MHK Bill Shimmins will quiz the Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister in Tynwald this week. The sitting gets underway tomorrow. He’ll also ask Geoffrey Boot whether he supports the provision of more fast food...

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Police try to trace people using social media http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86777/police-try-to-trace-people-using-social-media news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/86777/police-try-to-trace-people-using-social-media Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:29:27 GMT

Police are trying to identify three people captured in CCTV which they’ve posted to social media. Officers haven’t said what it’s in connection with but say they need to trace the two men and a woman. Anyone who knows who they are is asked to contact Police Headquarters on 631212.

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