Isle of Man News last updated 26 November 2014 13:47:26

John McGuinness’s Isle of Man TT career celebrated in new calendar

POSTED about 1 hour ago by MT

21-times Isle of Man TT Race winner John McGuinness has had his 18 year TT career celebrated in a new calendar, available for 2015. The full colour glossy publication features images by leading road race photographer Stephen Davison including every one of John's 21 race victories from his first win on the TSR 250cc 'Vimto' Honda in the 1999 Lightwe...

Woodlands closed to the public from December

POSTED today at 11:52 am by MT

One of the nearest recreational woodlands to Douglas, Chibbanagh Plantation, will be closed to the public from December whilst essential forestry works take place.  Situated on the Cooil Road near to the Braaid, Chibbanagh is popular for cycling, horse riding, and dog walking.   For both the safety of the public and the workforce, the Department of...

No answer on Jacksons loss

POSTED today at 7:53 am

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says he's prevented from revealing how much of a loss the Jacksons concert made by a clause in the agent's contract. Questioned by Onchan MHK David Quirk over the issue, Mr Teare said in a written reply that such clauses were very common in the entertainment industry, adding: 'Indeed, were we to remove such clauses it would greatly impact our ability to attract acts to the Island.' He said that despite losses from individual events, several shows this year had 'significantly exceeded' their income targets. However, the government is reviewing its options for the future operation of the Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre.Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.net twitter @jonewsiom  

Microgaming sponsored talk supports Isle of Man Sport Aid

POSTED yesterday at 3:56 pm

A presentation held at the Gaiety Theatre on Wednesday 12th November by the thought provoking Jamil Qureshi, created a huge buzz amongst the local audience of sport enthusiasts and business leaders.Jamil Qureshi is one of today's foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology. His expertise is utilised by some of the world’s leading sports people, as well as businesses around the globe.In the event which was organised and funded by Microgaming, Jamil presented his five principles of High Performance to a sold out crowd. Jamil also provided a Q & A session at the end and the audience were clearly engaged given the number of questions they asked. And he even gave out his email address for those that wanted extra advice!Not onl...

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