Isle of Man News last updated 30 November 2015 15:20:02

Police hunt car culprits

POSTED yesterday at 4:30 pm by Joanne Clague

Police are appealing for information after vandals targeted the same car twice. Sometime between 1.30pm on Saturday and 9.45am on Sunday, a permanent pen was used to draw along the full length of the passenger side of a silver Ford Focus parked in Nursery Avenue, Onchan. Police say it's the second time the car has been deliberately damaged in rece...

Ian Hutchinson shortlisted for prestigious Torrens Trophy by Royal Automobile Club

POSTED yesterday at 4:03 pm by LC

TT rider Ian Hutchinson is one of four Motor Cycle riders shortlisted for the Royal Automobile Club’s prestigious Torrens Trophy. The other riders on the shortlist, which was revealed on Saturday at the Motorcycle Live Show at the NEC in Birmingham today are 2015 Moto3 Championship winner Danny Kent, World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea and Double...

Christmas cheer at the Curraghs Wildlife Park

POSTED yesterday at 1:16 pm

Visitors to the Curraghs Wildlife Park in December can benefit from a Christmas treat - a free return visit.Anyone purchasing a ticket for the park during December can show it again in either December or January and be readmitted without charge.David Cretney MLC, Member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture with responsibility for the park, said: ‘Many of our visitors return to the park several times a year to see their favourite animals and attractions and now, by calling to see us in December, they can enjoy another day out free of charge, valid until 31st January.’Meanwhile, if you are stuck for a Christmas gift idea, memberships, family and individual tickets and animal experiences make great presents, Mr Cretney said.‘...

Steam Packet continues support for Joey Dunlop Foundation

POSTED yesterday at 11:26 am

The Joey Dunlop Foundation has thanked the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company for its continued support in 2015 as the charity prepares for a busy winter.As in previous years, the Steam Packet Company once again assisted Foundation members with travel costs to attend fundraising events in the UK and Northern Ireland.In addition, Steam Packet Holidays again promoted travel packages including return ferry transport and accommodation at Braddan Bridge House, which has specially-adapted apartments for disabled visitors to the Island. The promotion ensured increased awareness of the adapted apartments among potential visitors and made planning a trip easier by combining travel and accommodation in one simple booking.Kevin Quirk, of the Joey Dunlop...

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