Isle of Man News last updated 26 September 2018 16:10:33

Government scraps yearly eye tests

POSTED today at 9:41 am by TH

Free yearly eye tests are being scrapped by government. Instead Island residents will be offered a test every two years – the change will come into effect from October 1st. The change is part of the Eye Care Strategy developed by the Department of Health and Social Care in partnership with medical... read more »

Ramsey looks to up public sector rents

POSTED today at 9:32 am by TH

Ramsey Town Commissioners will suggest a 2.5 per cent increase in public sector rents. The Commission currently operates 553 homes – but has a deficit of over £1.12 million. This equates to around £2,038 per house per year which is met by a government grant. Members were concerned that a zero inc... read more »

Hosepipe ban is lifted

POSTED Mon at 9:43 am

People on the Isle of Man can use their hosepipes again! The hosepipe ban put in place by Manx Util...

Shop door damaged in Douglas

POSTED Mon at 9:41 am

Police are asking the person responsible for damaging a shop door to 'own up to their actions'. It’...

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