Isle of Man News last updated 28 June 2016 18:19:30

Survey of Island's Church Organs

POSTED yesterday at 2:09 pm by LC

Culture Vannin has just completed a survey of the Island's church organs along with pipe organs installed in private houses.Some 62 instruments have been photographed and described and these appear along with recordings of some of the instruments, played by Gareth Moore.The Island has a particularly rich heritage of church organs, some of which dat...

Going for Gold: Wildlife Trust welcomes Equiom

POSTED yesterday at 2:06 pm by LC

Manx Wildlife Trust thanks Equiom (Isle of Man) Limited for their continued support as a Corporate Member. Equiom has generously upgraded their membership by pledging a sponsorship as a Gold Corporate Member.CEO, Tim Graham met with Equiom's Managing Director, Aidan Davin to present Equiom's Gold Membership certificate. Commenting on Equiom's joini...

Appeal for witnesses to serious crash in Gansey

POSTED Mon at 5:48 pm

Four people injured on Sunday Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a crash in the south of the Island left a woman with serious injuries. The incident happened just after 5pm on Sunday near Kentraugh on Shore Road in Gansey, and involved a black Vauxhall Corsa and blue Suzuki Swift. The 20 year old woman driving the Corsa was taken to Nobles hospital before transferring to the UK, where she remains in a serious condition. The driver of the Suzuki, and two passengers, remain at Nobles Hospital. The road was closed for five hours last night as police investigated – officers now say they'd like to hear from anybody who saw either vehicle before the crash. If you have any information you can contact police...

Sail the Manx Coast on Balmoral in July

POSTED Mon at 2:52 pm

The classic motor vessel Balmoral returns to the Island shortly, offering just two opportunities to view the beautiful Manx coastline between Douglas and the Calf of Man from the sea. These are on Saturday and Sunday afternoons 16th and 17th July and during these cruises you should see 6 of the Island's lighthouses. For something completely different there will be a Jazz and Blues Cruise from Douglas on Thursday evening 14th July. This will leave Douglas at 7.00 pm and return around 10.00pm. Live music will be provided by the Vanguards, a combination of the Embassy Jazz Club and Bus Pass Blues bands, performing afloat for the first time. The band will strike up and the bar will open as soon as Balmoral leaves the harbour. Boarding will be f...

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