Isle of Man News last updated 26 January 2015 17:18:56

New games from Microgaming in February

POSTED yesterday at 2:48 pm by MT

Microgaming is set to release a bundle of new games in February, including Lucky Firecracker, Cricket Star and Golden Era.Lucky Firecracker is a five reel, 243 ways-to-win game in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Framed in gold, the reels are brimmed with Chinese traditions, such as glowing paper lanterns, bright fireworks and flamed sparklers....

Douglas roadworks progressing well

POSTED yesterday at 2:46 pm by MT

Work is progressing well to upgrade the traffic signals and pedestrian crossing at the Bucks Road/Circular Road junction in Douglas. The Department of Infrastructure scheme, which also involves the resurfacing of a section of Prospect Hill, is on schedule for completion by 16 February. Businesses in the area remain open as usual and efforts are bei...

Witness appeal after Broadway attack

POSTED yesterday at 7:06 am

Police want to speak to people who witnessed an unprovoked attack against two men on Broadway, Douglas.They were assaulted by one man who also damaged several cars.The man was arrested and charged with several offences including assault and criminal damage. He's been remanded in custody and will appear in court again on February 3.A police spokesman said: 'Unprovoked attacks such as this are thankfully rare on the island. No one was seriously injured although one victim had his injuries treated in hospital.'The attack happened at about 2.45pm on Saturday January 24 and police are trying to trace a man who had been walking his dog, who may also have been assaulted but who has not yet come forward. Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or em...

Appeal for volunteers in emergencies

POSTED Mon at 5:18 pm

A vital support service provided by St John Ambulance is looking for new recruits.Community First Responders (CFR) help the ambulance service by offering reassurance and first aid skills until the ambulance arrives. Last year, CFRs responded to nearly 400 calls and there's been an increase in demand in the north, south and west of the islandA new training course gets under way at the end of February. Volunteers must be over the age of 18, have a full driving licence and 24 hour access to their own vehicle. To find out more, go along to the introduction meeting on February 3 at St John Ambulance headquarters in Glencrutchery Road, Douglas, at 7pm. Or contact Gerry.Jones@sja.org.imGot a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.n...

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