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More than 30 young golfers contest first round of Dandara Junior Order of Merit

POSTED about 1 hour ago by LC

The first round of the 2017 Dandara Junior Order of Merit, held at King Edward Bay Golf Club on Sunday, saw 33 young golfers from all over the Island competing, and some great scores achieved. In the Under 18 section Tommy Fenlon took first place in the 18-hole event, with a 70 gross/66 nett, from up and coming Tom Cain, who hit 84 gross/67 nett. ...

Knox House Marine & Aviation to attend prestigious business aviation event

POSTED about 1 hour ago by LC

Knox House Marine and Aviation is to attend the prestigious European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva.Knox House Marine & Aviation (“KHMA”), a division of Island based Knox House Trust Limited, is delighted to announce that James Porter (Business Development Director) will be their representative at the European B...

Tynwald Question Time

POSTED yesterday at 6:54 pm

Our cameras covered Question Time at the April sitting of Tynwald. YouTube channel video Tynwald Question TimeThe Hon. Member for Ramsey (Dr Allinson) to ask the Treasury Minister –Whether his Department has a clear and comprehensive definition of what constitutes self-employment for the purpose of income tax; what that definition is; and what arrangements are in place to ensure that it is correctly applied?The Hon. Member for Ayre and Michael (Mr Baker) to ask the Minister for Health and Social Care –If she will make a statement on the feedback received since the change in service provider for the patient transfer service?The Hon. Member for Douglas North (Mr Ashford) to ask the Minister for Home Affairs –What checks are undertaken to ensu...

The Isle of Man celebrates Thai New Year!

POSTED yesterday at 10:02 am

The Thai community on the Isle of Man will be celebrating Thai New Year on Saturday 6th May! The Thais have a different New Year from the Western World and also from the Chinese. On Friday 5th May, in preparation for Thai New Year, a group of some 7 Thai Monks will be travelling to the Island from the UK arriving on the Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry from Heysham at 05:45.  Following their arrival, the Monks will walk along Douglas Promenade in the direction of Broadway to receive rice and other food items from members of the local Thai community.  It is traditional practice for Buddhist Monks to collect and receive such gifts at the start of each day. On Saturday 6th May, a special event will be held at Ashley Hill School from 1000 to150...

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