Month: February 2010

Let’s find Harold…

THROUGHOUT his life, John Tarver, aged 76, of Coburg Road, Ramsey, believed he was an only child. But a few months ago, a letter arrived that came as a revelation. The letter, from Coventry City Council’s official adoption tracing agency,

The Ballaugh Elk

When she was a little girl Joy Ling (nee Craine) listened intently whilst her father spoke of how her great, great, great grandfather, Thomas Kewish, discovered an important artifact in the village of Ballaugh, which led to both local and

Nice motor: Porsche Appointed Official Car Provider to the TT Races

Prestige Luxury Sports Car brand Porsche has been appointed to the role of official Car Provider to the TT Races by the Isle of Man Government Department of Tourism and Leisure.  The company responded with a formal tender following a

Isle of Man Sports Awards Nominations 2009

For such as small place, it’s amazing how many we’ve heard of! SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR • Mark Cavendish – Cycling • Conor Cummins – Motorcycling • Keith Gerrard – Athletics • Alex Hedges – Gymnastics • Peter Kennaugh –

Chris in running for space prize

Chris Stott, the Island’s honorary representative to the space industry (and friend of NAMA and GWAMS), has been shortlisted for the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the British Interplanetary Society. Chris is chairman and CEO of ManSat and as

8th place and a damaged knee

She had been described as a medal hope for the Snowboard Cross but in the end didn’t make it to the final. She came 8th which is still pretty good but she was hoping for better. She was ranked tenth

Zoe competes today — GOOD LUCK & GOD SPEED

She’s rated No. 1 in Britain and No. 10 in the world but she’s confident that today will be her day on the Olympic podium. She’s got some REALLY tough competition but you go girl!!!! Get some metal for the

Zoe competes today — GOOD LUCK & GOD SPEED

She’s rated No. 1 in Britain and No. 10 in the world but she’s confident that today will be her day on the Olympic podium. She’s got some REALLY tough competition but you go girl!!!! Get some metal for the

Manx Budget: Time to dip into the savings and cut costs

This is the official Manx Government press release on the Budget and any comments are the Government’s, not mine. THE Isle of Man Government has risen to the challenge of its revenue shortfall with a Budget for Change that combines

New player on Liverpool route

easyJet has confirmed it is to introduce a four/six-times weekly service between the Isle of Man and Liverpool. The new service from the budget airline starts on May 21 and will be operated by one of the airline’s new Airbus

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