Isle of Man News last updated 23 October 2014 14:41:31

Flybe's winter schedule set to take off

POSTED about 1 hour ago by MT

Flybe starts operating its 2014-15 winter schedule this Sunday, 26th October with four routes available from the Island to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and the return of its popular ski route to Geneva that is being extended through to 12th April 2015 to accommodate Easter holiday travel.  In total, Flybe offers a choice of up to 116 flights a...

Department launches winter road safety campaign

POSTED about 1 hour ago by MT

With British Summer Time set to end at 02.00 this Sunday 26 October, the Department of Infrastructure is encouraging motorists to be prepared for winter. John Houghton MHK, DoI Member with responsibility for Highway Services, has today (Thursday 23 October) launched a campaign aimed at improving road safety during the winter months. ‘Are You Ready ...

Steam Packet winter schedule to start in November

POSTED today at 9:52 am

Manannan’s final sailing of the 2014 summer season will be her Liverpool service on Sunday, November 2nd, marking the start of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s winter schedule.The winter schedule will see Ben-my-Chree operate two Heysham services per day from Monday to Friday, with Saturdays and Sundays seeing her carry out one Heysham and one Liverpool (Birkenhead) sailing on each day, as she has done in recent years.Ben-my-Chree will operate throughout the winter on this schedule, and she also has two return services to Dublin planned for Christmas, sailing to the Irish capital on the evenings of December 20th and December 27th, returning to Douglas overnight in both instances.Manannan will return to service on Thursday, March 26th ...

Burglars target unlocked properties

POSTED today at 9:51 am

Lock up your home - that's the message from police who say they are investigating a series of burglaries.Detective Sergeant Michelle McKillop said iPhones, laptops and cash are being snatched from properties that have been left unlocked during the day.She said: It appears at this time that the offender or offenders are mainly targeting homes in the Douglas area. However we have had two reports from the South of the island also and it is currently unclear if these are connected.'We need assistance from the public to provide us with information or report anything suspicious in their area. We rely on information in order to solve such crimes. We ask the public to contact us if they think their home has been targeted.'Additionally we ask people...

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