Isle of Man News last updated 26 July 2016 08:25:22

Appeal after collision between motorcycle and Ferrari

POSTED yesterday at 4:01 pm by IOM Constabulary

At about 7:50am this morning, Monday 25th July 2016, a two vehicle serious injury road traffic collision occurred on the A3 Ballamodha Straight in the between Silverdale Road and Phildraw Road.The circumstances are that a Suzuki motorcycle travelling from Foxdale towards Ballasalla has lost control and collided with a Ferrari motor car travelling i...

Old Mutual International extends sponsorship for young creatives

POSTED yesterday at 3:03 pm by LC

Old Mutual International, part of Old Mutual Wealth, the leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, is delighted to announce the extension of its sponsorship of the children’s art workshops organised by Artreach Studios. Gallery co-ordinator and workshop instructor Kate Jerry said: “We are thrilled that Old Mutual Internation...

MAKEMARKET make the Market go "Pop"

POSTED yesterday at 1:39 pm

The Market Hall in Douglas is the venue for a creative industries takeover this summer with the launch of MakeMarket - a series of pop up events involving scores of creatives showcasing and sharing their talents and skills, and giving the area a summer-long buzz. During term time the Market Hall is a base for local art students, but it was in danger of being an empty space over the summer. Step forward MakeMarket: A Creative Industries Takeover, offering a full range of discussions, demonstrations and opportunities for not just those already involved in the creative industries, but anyone interested in what’s going on in this vibrant, exciting economic sector. Creative workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and courses will take part from 2...

Young code crackers to represent Island at Linguistics Olympiad

POSTED yesterday at 12:23 pm

Four young code crackers left the Island for Mysore, India on the 21st of July to represent the Isle of Man at the International Linguistics Olympiad. The event is sponsored by Microsoft, Infosys and Tata.The team members achieved the highest scores from sixty-two entries in the Isle of Man Linguistics Olympiad held in March.The four are; Rosalie Kavan (Ramsey Grammar School), Harriet Godby (RGS), Seth Aycock (King William’s College) and Alex Hind (Queen Elizabeth II High School). Ahead of them lies a marathon six-hour individual code breaking competition and a four-hour team competition.Talking of the team’s chances Rosalie Kavan said: ‘It’s going to be tough, we are up against 31 other countries, but we’ll do our best to represent the Isl...

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