Isle of Man News last updated 28 July 2017 10:44:49

Peel Castle O’Limpets Sports Day Spectacular Supported by Lloyds Bank

POSTED today at 10:44 am by LC

Manx National Heritage welcomes all budding athletes to take part in their annual sports day at Peel Castle on Thursday 3 August from 2pm-4pm. The traditional family friendly sports day will feature firm favourites including the traditional egg ‘n’ spoon race, the sack race and a sprint finale. Each race will be organised by age group, including sp...

Superb Isle of Man TT 2017 Official Review now on the shelves in DVD & Blu-ray formats

POSTED yesterday at 11:33 am by MN

With the release of the Official Review on DVD, Blu-ray and Download fans can now enjoy the spectacular racing from the 2017 edition of the Isle of Man TT once more, this time from the comfort of their favourite armchair. The review brings together the best moments from North One TV’s spectacular coverage to produce a comprehensive story of a fort...

Emergency Services attend road traffic collision on King Edward Road

POSTED Wed at 3:27 pm

This morning, Wednesday 26th July, shortly before 9am, fire crews from Douglas and Laxey stations were mobilised to a report of a single vehicle Road Traffic Collision at King Edward Road, Onchan. On arrival it was found that the vehicle had rolled and landed back on its wheels across the Manx Electric Railway lines. The male occupant had been able to get himself out of the vehicle and was treated on scene by Paramedics for minor injuries. Fire crews made the vehicle safe and power to the railway was isolated so that it could be recovered.  Crews remained in attendance for 30 minutes.

Nedbank Private Wealth makes a splash for wildlife conservation

POSTED Wed at 3:19 pm

Nedbank Private Wealth, one of Manx Wildlife Trust’s Corporate Members, has kindly provided funding to enable MWT to purchase an underwater video camera with lights and some equipment for management of our nature reserves. The much needed funding will help with both terrestrial and marine projects. The video camera will enable MWT to capture some of the amazing marine life in Manx waters. Marine officer Lara Howe said, “People are much more aware of the big stuff in our waters, such as dolphins and basking sharks, but not many people are aware of the smaller creatures that support our larger ones. The video footage is hoped to showcase our amazing habitats and species that can’t be seen without a submarine or scuba gear.” The footage will...

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