Month: July 2010

Sam Barks — Living large

HAVING her name up in lights in London’s West End doesn’t seem to faze Laxey teenager Samantha Barks. And yet the 19-year-old has landed one of the most coveted roles in Theatreland. Sam, who shot to fame as a finalist

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The Ulster Scots & Celtic Cultural Centre

I had a call from Darren Mullen in Ulster. He is trying to get people to fill out a survey on a cultural center in Ulster. To be honest, it’s a not a user-friendly survey for a non-Ulster person as

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The Ulster Scots & Celtic Cultural Centre

I had a call from Darren Mullen in Ulster. He is trying to get people to fill out a survey on a cultural center in Ulster. To be honest, it’s a not a user-friendly survey for a non-Ulster person as

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Cavendish liked for Sunday’s stage of Tour de France

If Mark Cavendish wins Sunday’s final stage of the Tour de France, don’t be surprised if he bursts into tears. Tough, brash and outspoken, the 25-year-old British sprinter, who as of mid-July has notched an incredible 57 victories in his

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SDA Launches Space Data Center on the Isle of Man

[Satellite TODAY 07-28-10]  The Space Data Association (SDA) has launched initial operations of its Space Data Center, an automated space situational awareness system located on the Isle of Man, the SDA announced July 27. Initial operating capabilities include conjunction assessment

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Twenty Risso's dolphins spotted in Manx waters

A pod of 20 Risso’s dolphins have been spotted off the coast of the Isle of Man in recent weeks. The rare dolphins were sighted off the southern coast of the island by members of the Manx Whale and Dolphin

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Twenty Risso’s dolphins spotted in Manx waters

A pod of 20 Risso’s dolphins have been spotted off the coast of the Isle of Man in recent weeks. The rare dolphins were sighted off the southern coast of the island by members of the Manx Whale and Dolphin

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Yey!!!! I love lighthouses

A NEW book will be a beacon of hope for anyone interested in the Island’s lighthouses. Chicken’s Rock – What lighthouses should look like! Lighthouses of the Isle of Man and North West England is a comprehensive guide featuring many

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Aerospace sector showcased at Farnborough

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Aurora to Ariel – The Motorcycling Life of J. Graham Oates

Manx motorcyclist and designer Graham Oates remained in historical obscurity until local author Bill Snelling discovered his remarkable story and put it into print in 1993. The first edition sold out quickly, but the book has now been reissued with

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