Month: November 2008

An Isle of Man company is to develop a casino in Taiwan. AMZ Holdings PLC (Amazing) is a property development group involved in the establishment of a Casino hotel resort in the Pescadores (locally know as Penghu). The company is

Norton set for return at TT 2009

16 years is a long wait but it’s great news for the TT. Norton will be back next year with a new bike a famous name rider, Michael Dunlop, the son of the late TT legend Robert “Joey’ Dunlop, who

Isle of Man Céilí Band at the All-Ireland

The Isle of Man Céilí Band from Laxey, Isle of Man, with a hornpipe. This is the first occasion that a band from the Isle of Man competed in the Senior Céilí Band competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, held

Another great IoM wartime story

…We left next morning also for Liverpool but our ship was a much smaller one. It was the ferry to the Isle of Man. Very few of us even knew that there was an island in the Irish Sea and

Hi,One of my friends in the Manx Fire Brigade was interviewed with some of his colleagues for a project that has them training fire brigades in Eastern Europe. There is a chance I might join them on their trip to

Brazil 0 Isle of Man 1

Manx a lot, says Blatter In a shock announcement this lunchtime, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has annulled Brazil’s application to host the 2014 World Cup, giving the rights instead to the Isle of Man… Check out the Onion Bag Hat

New recruitment company for over-50s

Graham Shaw, former owner of Mannin Foods, technically retired and realised what we all knew all the time, that he wouldn’t be able to rest his a*se, as he’s been a really hard worker all his life. Anyhow, he has

Aer Arran to launch Isle of Man-London City services

24 Nov 2008 – Great news!Aer Arran is to launch three-times daily services between London City Airport and the Isle of Man from 19 January 2009. The service will compete with daily flights operated on the route by VLM. The

Read the Government’s response to the Lifeboat spectrum issue

Ofcom has been consulting on introducing spectrum pricing to the aeronautical and maritime sectors. We are doing this because radio spectrum is a scarce and valuable resource and lots of different users want to use it. It’s important that it

Ahhh, isn’t he sweet…

…well he will be until he’s been trained to take down a villain. Bodie is 10 weeks old and one of 10 dogs in the Manx constabulary force. As Sergeant Kelly said: ‘Fully-grown German shepherds are physically imposing and their