Isle of Man News last updated 29 June 2015 11:43:04

Village speed limit on agenda

POSTED about 1 hour ago by Joanne Clague

A long-running bid to introduce a 20 mph speed limit through Kirk Michael village is back on the political agenda. Michael MHK Alf Cannan has tabled a question for Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne in today's sitting of the House of Keys, asking whether his department accepts the need for a speed limit. There's a raft of questions on today's age...

Kreston Pensions in the spotlight

POSTED yesterday at 4:37 pm by LC

Delegates from Kreston IOM have taken advantage of an opportunity to place the Isle of Man on the global stage.Director Martin Peters attended the group’s international business conference, held in Rome earlier this month, to demonstrate what the Manx business community can offer to colleagues across the world. Kreston is a worldwide network of mor...

Get your tickets for charity polo challenge

POSTED yesterday at 10:44 am

Polo is one of the Island’s fastest growing sports, and on July 5 there’s a chance to find out why at a charity match which is raising funds for The Children’s Centre. Tickets costing £5 per person are now on sale for the event which will be held at the Great Meadow, Castletown, from 1pm to 6pm. In addition to seeing an exciting polo match, guests will be able to visit a marquee for light refreshments including sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee, and soft drinks. The event is also licensed to sell wine and there will be a selection of red, white, rosé and sparkling wines available. Juana Warburton, Development Manager at The Children’s Centre, commented:“Polo matches are much more than just exciting sporting events, they’re also great social...

French press immersed in Manx culture in the run up to Festival Interceltique de Lorient

POSTED yesterday at 10:37 am

The Isle of Man welcomed a group of French journalists to its shores last weekend in anticipation of the Island’s participation at the forthcoming Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany (7-16 August). For the first time in the 45 year history of the Europe’s largest Celtic festival, the Isle of Man has the privilege of being an honoured nation in partnership with fellow Celtic nation, Cornwall, and over 100 Manx musicians, singers, dancers and visual artists will represent the Island there this summer.During a wide-ranging tour organised by the Department of Economic Development and Culture Vannin in conjunction with Manx National Heritage, TV channel France 3, Director of the Heymann Renoult PR agency, and journalists from high prof...

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