Isle of Man News last updated 01 October 2014 10:29:10

Witnesses sought to altercation

POSTED about 1 hour ago by IOM Constabulary

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident that occurred in the area of Castlemona Avenue in Douglas at around 11 pm on Monday 29th September 2014.Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed an altercation between a group of males.Anyone with any information should contact PC 109 Woods at Lord ...

2014 IPRIN conference hailed a success

POSTED about 1 hour ago by MT

The 2014 Inter-Parliamentary Research and Information Network (IPRIN) conference has been hailed a success. Organised by the Tynwald Chamber and Information Service the two-day conference brought together parliamentary research and information officers from the House of Commons Library, the House of Lords Library, the National Assembly for Wales R...

Open Morning at King William’s College on Saturday 4th October

POSTED yesterday at 12:07 pm

The next Open Morning at King William’s College will be on Saturday 4th October. Tours at 10am, followed by refreshments and an address by the Principal, Martin Humphreys, at 11.30am in the Barrovian Hall. King William’s College has a well-established IGCSE programme achieving excellent results, well above the Island average, with small class sizes. Scholarships are available for entrants to year 7 and year 12 and fee support is available to all year groups. If you would like to attend and see all that King William’s College can offer your child, please call the Admissions Secretary, Barbara Kniveton, on 820110 or email There will be an Open Morning at The Buchan School on Saturday 11th October, also at 10am.

Winner of IOM Bank Sunflower competition announced

POSTED yesterday at 12:01 pm

A picture of super-size sunflowers, with his son next to them, has won John Bowness of Douglas an iPhone 5 in an Isle of Man Bank competition.More than 300 entries were received for the bank’s sunflower photographic competition, in which customers were encouraged to take striking photographs of their sunflowers – grown using seeds supplied by the bank - and send them in.The judging panel had a tough task choosing a winner but eventually selected John’s picture, which also features his son Harley.John, who also received a canvas print of his photograph, was delighted to win, particularly after he’d been teased by friends over the amount of time he had spent growing the sunflowers! The iPhone 5 prize will enable John to bank in his free time ...

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