Isle of Man News last updated 18 January 2017 12:52:37

Deadline approaching for accommodation registration

POSTED today at 2:37 pm by LC

The deadline for businesses to register their visitor accommodation is the 27th January 2017. Providers including hotels, metro hotels, self-catering units, guest accommodation, guest houses, bed and breakfast, farm-stay, inns, restaurants with rooms, serviced apartments, campsites and hostels are all required to register their business with the D...

January jackpot on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah

POSTED today at 2:34 pm by LC

Microgaming’s Mega Moolah progressive jackpot slot has been hit at just over €6 million.The mega progressive was hit on Monday 16 January 2017 at Captain Cooks Casino. The player hit the jackpot on their mobile device, instantly winning €6,078,249.33! As per all wins on Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network, the amount will be given to the play...

RBV cultural award recognises over 60 years of community contribution

POSTED today at 9:27 am

This year’s Reih Bleeaney Vanannan – Manannan’s Choice of the Year – award from Culture Vannin recognises over 60 years of community cultural contribution through the work of The Michael Players in presenting, preserving and promoting Manx dialect theatre. If you haven’t been lucky enough to see The Michael Players themselves perform at different venues across the Island, you may have enjoyed the comedy of The Deemsters at young farmers or community gatherings, or indeed the dialect poetry of T E Brown, Cushag or Kathleen Faragher, which, when recited well, share the warmth, comedy and sense of identity and place contained within Manx dialect writing. The plays of Cushag, Christopher Shimmin, Mona Douglas, Kathleen Faragher and many more m...

Appleby to attend leading corporate jet event

POSTED yesterday at 12:41 pm

Representatives from leading offshore legal firm Appleby will attend a major business aviation conference this month.Corporate Jet Investor London 2017, at The Landmark on 30 and 31 January, will feature seminars and lectures investigating the challenges and opportunities in today’s aviation markets. Topics due to be discussed include the future of the aviation industry in Europe, the anatomy of an international deal and the impact of Brexit.More than 500 senior delegates from aircraft manufacturers, corporate service providers, international aircraft registries and fiduciary firms are expected to attend the two-day conference. Representing Appleby’s Isle of Man office will be Senior Associate Eleanor Harding and Associate Alexandra Watters...

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