Tag: Isle of Man Government

Chief Minister welcomes UK Government response to Select Committee Report

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chief Minister has welcomed further recognition of the robust state of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Isle of Man Governments. Mr Bell described relations with the UK as being in ‘good health’ and said he looked forward to further strengthening links at political and officer level. The UK Government has yesterday (Monday […]

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Classic TT organisers appeal for Joey Dunlop Bikes to appear in one off display

Classic TT organisers appeal for Joey Dunlop Bikes to appear in one off display

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government, Department of Economic Development has launched an appeal for people to come forward with bikes formerly ridden by Joey Dunlop to appear on the Isle of Man at this year’s Classic TT Festival. The theme running through this year’s Classic TT is titled ‘Joey Dunlop – Road Racing Legend’ and […]

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Isle of Man Government takes next step to exploring offshore wind and tidal energy opportunities

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government has taken a further step towards exploring the opportunities for generation of offshore wind and tidal energy and is now inviting expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin commented: ‘The opportunities for the Isle […]

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Qualifying and race schedule confirmed for 2014 Isle of Man TT races as regulations are released

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government and ACU Events have released the regulations that the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy will be run under, confirming the times and dates of the qualifying sessions and races. The race schedule is broadly the same as 2013 with four race days, starting with the […]

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Barclays Wealth and Investment Management supports Isle of Man Funds Association event

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, in association with the Isle of Man Government and Isle of Man Funds Association, have presented to business leaders in London. Guests heard from Paul Markillie, Innovation Editor at the Economist, whose speech “Are we on the verge of a third industrial revolution?” discussed the role which 3D printers could […]

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Isle of Man Government provides emergency aid to five UK humanitarian charities

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Development Committee (IDC) of the Isle of Man Government has pledged a total of £150,000 to five UK humanitarian charities in response to six emergency appeals. The funds will be divided equally between the following charities and their projects: UNICEF UK Drought relief in Namibia Awarded: £25,000 Namibia is currently experiencing a prolonged […]

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Isle of Man Government to explore Offshore Wind opportunities

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government announce today that they are seeking a consultant to assist with forthcoming expressions of interest and tenders for offshore wind farms in the Isle of Man’s territorial seas. In May 2013, Tynwald agreed that the Isle of Man Government would explore opportunities to develop potential offshore energy production in Isle […]

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Local undergraduates showcase their skills at STEP Final

Local undergraduates showcase their skills at STEP Final

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man Government’s commitment to help young people find employment has been highlighted at the 2013 STEP Final. Administered by the Department of Economic Development and co-ordinated by local businessman, Ian Moncrief-Scott, 2013 has seen the largest single group of STEP students and organisation projects since the scheme started with 37 placements secured. […]

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Launch of new-look Government website

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government is re-launching its website next week in the first major platform release of the transformation initiative which aims to put customer needs first. Improved styling for the website has been developed with a more customer-focused design as part of the Council of Ministers Agenda for Change. The new design provides […]

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Isle of Man strengthening international relationships

Isle of Man strengthening international relationships

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government is continuing to demonstrate its commitment towards international development by strengthening its relationship with one of Britain’s smallest Overseas Territories. The Island is this week hosting a two-day visit by Alex Mitham, an officer at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who is set to become the 22nd Administrator of […]

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