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Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entries are now open on-line (via www.ellanvannin.cc) for the 5th annual Appleby Sportive, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May. Starting and finishing at Ramsey Rugby Club, the challenging cycling event consists of timed courses over either 100km or 72km, taking in many roads that are not typically used in local races […]

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Sure Sidecar races set for battle royal at 2014 Isle of Man TT

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As well as six high quality solo races, the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to see two highly competitive Sure Sidecar TT races with a stellar line-up of outfits confirmed.. Reverting back to the open regulations, last used in 2010, the entry, again in excess of 60 machines, […]

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2014 Easter operations at Isle of Man Post Office

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With only days to go before the Easter weekend, Isle of Man Post Office would like to advise its customers of changes to operation and opening times over this period. On Good Friday (April 18), mail will be received from the UK early morning as usual with mail being delivered to customers as normal, there […]

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Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pupils from the Buchan School have won this year’s Zurich Inter-Schools Mini Tennis Championship. The finals took place recently on the indoor courts at Albany Tennis Club in Douglas, with pupils from eight primary schools taking part in the event following a series of regional heats across the Island. The Championship marks the end of […]

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Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The medals which Team Isle of Man will be aiming to win at this year’s Commonwealth Games have been unveiled for the first time. The gold, silver and bronze prizes are the focus of training and commitment for 4,500 athletes across the Commonwealth, and to mark 100 days to go to the opening ceremony on […]

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Lighthouse abseilers drop in to help charity

Lighthouse abseilers drop in to help charity

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first ever abseil from the top of Douglas Head Lighthouse took place on Saturday (April 12) to raise funds for The Children’s Centre. Twenty-two took part, including MHKs Laurence Skelly and Kate Beecroft, with the fundraising total for the event expected to be around £5,000 when all the sponsorship money is collected. Participants made […]

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Gary Johnson lines up for 2014 Bike Nation Lightweight TT with CF Moto backed WK Bikes effort

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

WK Bikes is heading to this year’s Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy on a positive note with factory support from leading Chinese manufacturer CF Moto, and TT frontrunner Gary Johnson piloting its 650i in the 2014 Lightweight category. The Lincolnshire-based distributor enjoyed maximum exposure at the 2013 edition of the high-profile […]

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Marathon runners raise over £2,000 for Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust

Marathon runners raise over £2,000 for Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of 10 amateur runners from the Isle of Man have raised £2,170 for the Diana Princess of Wales Care at Home Trust by completing the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon which took place earlier this month. The team – Dasa Mojzis, Terri McCullough, Charmaine Armitage Mitchell, Sue Preskey, Sandra Cardwell, Rachel Lee, Jennifer Houghton, […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company assists falconer’s ‘flying’ visit to the Curraghs Wildlife Park

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company assists falconer’s ‘flying’ visit to the Curraghs Wildlife Park

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the Curraghs Wildlife Park during the last weekend of the Easter school holidays will be able to enjoy stunning falconry displays, supported by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The Ballaugh attraction is welcoming back Phil Gibbons on April 26th and 27th, and the Steam Packet Company is helping out by assisting […]

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Sure to strike right note at Douglas Carnival

Sure to strike right note at Douglas Carnival

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure is to sponsor the prizes for the Best Band category in the Douglas Carnival. The telecommunications provider becomes the first business to agree a prize category sponsorship deal for the carnival which takes place on Saturday July 19th. Town centre manager Michelle O’Malley said: ‘We’re delighted to be working with Sure once again, as […]

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