Isle of Man News last updated 30 May 2016 07:16:44

Local rider, Dean Martin, dies in Pre-TT incident

POSTED Sat last week by LC

In a statement issued this morning, Saturday 28th May, the Southern 100 MCRC have confirmed that there was an incident at Billown Dip during the 850cc Classic Practice yesterday evening, involving two competitors and two course marshals. Sadly, local rider Dean Martin died as a result of his injuries, the other rider involved, Jamie O’Brien from L...

Red Flag incident at Pre-TT

POSTED Fri last week by LC

Southern 100 Racing have announced that this evening practice session was abandoned due to a red flag incident during the Blackford's Pre-TT 850cc Classic race.The incident took place at the Billown dip and involved two riders and two course marshals.No more details have been released at this time.

WHIreland Wealth Manager supports Manx Cancer Help's first newsletter

POSTED Fri last week

Wealth Manager WHIreland is supporting Manx Cancer Help to get the charity’s first ever newsletter off the ground.‘Strength Through Support’ will provide information about Manx Cancer Help’s services and fundraising activities. It will be distributed to supporters of the charity, and made available from doctors’ surgeries, libraries, and Manx Cancer Help’s headquarters at the Lisa Lowe Centre in Tromode.Gareth Nicholson, Manx Cancer Help’s Fundraising Events Coordinator, said: ‘We appreciate all the support we receive and we are extremely grateful to WHIreland Wealth Management for helping us with the production of our first newsletter. It’s important for us to be able to communicate the essential services we provide to the community to ens...

Buchan pupils triumphant in Zurich Primary Schools Mini Tennis Programme finale

POSTED Fri last week

Pupils from the Buchan School have won the tenth anniversary finale of the annual Zurich Primary Schools Mini Tennis Programme. In a hotly contested Championship Day held at Albany Tennis Club in Douglas, teams from seven primary schools – Ballacottier, St John’s, Buchan, Kewaigue, Marown, Andreas and Ballasalla – took part in a round-robin tournament. The Buchan and Ballacottier reached the final, with Buchan emerging triumphant. The Championship Day follows a six-week coaching programme where seven year old children from across the Isle of Man are given the opportunity to enjoy tennis lessons in class. The programme is led by Albany Tennis Club’s Head Coach, Ian Watson, with the support of a number of other Lawn Tennis Association qualifi...

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