Month: October 2013

More than £5.1 million of surplus property disposed of

The Isle of Man Government has made solid progress in cutting the amount of office space it rents and the number of buildings it owns. In recent years, Government has reduced annual spending on rentals by over £700,000 and expects

For a Hop Tu Naa ghost story…

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From Travail to Tranquillity A Social History of Glen Dhoo – Ballaugh

Manx author, Sarah Christian, was led by her own intrinsic curiosity to seek out information about this picturesque and secluded valley, situated in the north-west of the Island, but readily admits that her research has unearthed more questions than it

Barrule Pulls the Crowds at WOMAD

With international music pulling the crowds as never before, Manx traditional music trio Barrule was delighted to receive an invitation to perform on the BBC Radio 3 stage at the WOMAD international music festival, set in the attractive arboretum of

Publix stock Manx cheese!

Post by Isle of Man Creamery.

Record year for Manx queenies

BBC: Isle of Man queen scallop exports have reached a record £3m despite tougher fishing regulations in Manx territorial waters, according to the government. The 2013 season, which ran between June and October, reaped in the region of 4,000 tonnes

Manx farmers will sympathize with their loss

Shutdown worsens historic blizzard that killed tens of thousands of South Dakota cattle

Senior TT Trophy on show

A 108-year-old TT trophy, normally kept under lock and key on the Isle of Man, is to make a rare journey to England for an exhibition of sports prizes. The Senior TT Trophy is usually only brought out for presentation