Isle of Man News last updated 26 April 2018 09:50:24

Island medics trained to use bad weather helicopter

POSTED 46 minutes ago by TH

Nine doctors and nurses from the Isle of Man have been trained to use a helicopter in bad weather. The team from the Island's Air Ambulance service travelled to North Wales to train with the Sikorsky S-92 helicopters. They're operated by the UK’s Search and Rescue Team and used by the Isle of Man in poor weather conditions including high winds an...

Three close calls for 'vulnerable road users'

POSTED 49 minutes ago by TH

Motorists are being urged to drive with more care around 'vulnerable road users'. Police have issued an appeal saying they've had to speak to drivers who have been overtaking 'in an appropriate manner'. Officers have also released a picture of a car driving too closely to a horse rider – despite a car coming in the opposite direction. They say t...

Spotlight on unoccupied urban sites

POSTED yesterday at 10:14 am

A new committee has been set up to investigate developing unoccupied urban sites on the Isle of Man. The Tynwald Select Committee will look at ways to encourage and prioritise development on areas of land rather than in the Manx countryside. Members of the public are being urged to have their say – written submissions can be sent in until May 9th. The committee will report its findings and recommendations by July.

Wing mirror damaged in Peel

POSTED yesterday at 10:12 am

Police are appealing for help after a car was damaged in Peel.The wing mirror of the red Citroen Saxo was targeted between 6am on Friday, April 20th and the early hours of Tuesday, April 24th.It was parked on Glenfaba Road at the time.Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact Peel Police Station.

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