Isle of Man News last updated 19 April 2015 18:01:35

Witness appeal after man is seriously hurt

POSTED 43 minutes ago by Joanne Clague

A 35 year old man is in ITU at Noble's Hospital after being discovered unconscious outside the town hall in Ramsey. Police were called to Parliament Square at about 9.20pm last night (Saturday) where the man was found with serious head injuries. He remains in a serious condition. A police spokesman said: 'Early enquiries indicate that he had sust...

Police welcome guilty verdict

POSTED Fri at 4:52 pm by Joanne Clague

The killing of 60 year old Ballabeg man Neil Roberts was an 'extraordinarily violent act by an individual who has consistently tried to remove himself from any responsibility for his actions', police say.Ian Anderson, 46, from Castletown was today found guilty of murdering Mr Roberts after a five week trial.Senior invesigating officer in the case, ...

First-time marathon runner continues three generations of support for the RNLI

POSTED Thu at 4:25 pm

Bethan Corlett, a 27-year-old digital advertising account manager whose family are from the Isle of Man, will be running the London Marathon for the RNLI on 26 April becoming the third generation in her family to be connected with the charity.  Bethan explained her strong family links to the Ramsey Lifeboat Station on the Isle of Man: ‘My grandfather Rev Dr Ewan Corlett, a naval architect, was Chairman of the Ramsey Lifeboat committee and then went on to be President. My grandmother was the Chairwoman of the Ramsey Ladies Lifeboat Guild, and my aunt is currently a member of that committee too. My father has also been involved in several projects building new lifeboat houses for the RNLI.’ As a keen rower and a former American Red Cross Life...

Public meeting over marina silt

POSTED Thu at 4:23 pm

St John's Methodist Hall is the venue for a public meeting tonight over the disposal of silt from Peel marina.It's been called by German Parish Commissioners who have criticised the government for not consulting with the local authority before creating a dump for the silt at Poortown Quarry. Commissioner John Kennaugh said the trust between central and local government had been destroyed (see MTTV report at http://www.manx.net/tv/mt-tv/watch/71639/silt-dumping-destruction-of-trust-)The meeting starts at 7.30pm.Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.nettwitter @jonewsiom

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