MHK Blog ‪21st to 27th May 2018‬

2018-05-26T08:26:19+01:0026 May 2018|

As I post this week’s Blog, the 2018 Isle of Man TT Festival is almost upon us…..

At 18.20 this evening (Sat 26th May) the first bikes should be heading down Bray Hill towards the Quarterbridge – it is amazing just how quickly […]

Tourism advert set for ITV: Watch it here right now

2018-05-25T10:11:41+01:0025 May 2018|

A campaign to lure tourists to the island is set to feature in TV adverts starting next week.

The short film, called ’The Isle of Man – The Extraordinary Story’ will be shown on ITV’s Granada and Border regions as well Channel 4’s on-demand online service.

The advert is narrated by Lord […]

TT 2018: new look at grandstand

2018-10-10T13:14:03+01:0025 May 2018|

TT interviewAs TT 2018 gets ready to start we take a look at the grandstand area to see some of the changes that have been made this year. We talk to the MHK who has Government responsibility for the event Rob Callister.

Source: Isle […]

New travel partner for 2019 TT races

2018-05-25T09:58:39+01:0025 May 2018|

Three companies have been awarded contracts to provide travel and accommodaton services for fans visiting the TT, Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT next year.

Visit, owned and operated by Mann Link Travel Ltd, Freedom Travel Isle of Man, and Terrific Travel Ltd, a company developed by Duke Marketing, […]

New podium but changes at Grandstand slow

2018-05-24T16:54:52+01:0024 May 2018|

Changes coming in next year’s time

There is a new podium at the Grandstand ahead of TT fortnight, but change elsewhere has been slower than desired.

That’s the view of the MHK with responsibility for the event, at the Department for Enterprise Rob Callister.

He’s welcoming early arrivals to the TT, and hoping they […]

“Gov’t not controlling market” says MHK

2018-05-22T20:47:38+01:0022 May 2018|

Three ‘official partners’ for TT travel 2019

Government says motorcycle fans will have more options for TT travel packages next year.

The Department for Enterprise has appointed local firms Mann Link Travel, Freedom Travel and Terrific Travel to provide special ferry and accommodation deals as ‘official partners’.

It’s after former contractor Regency Travel wound […]

Detailed look at sewerage strategy for Peel Tynwald debate

2018-05-22T20:53:12+01:0021 May 2018|

Scheme could cost up to £9.5 million

A spat over sewage?

A split has emerged in the Manx parliament over how to solve the problem of raw, untreated sewage being pumped into the sea at Peel.

At present, raw waste from the town is drained by gravity to a pumping station on the promenade […]

MHK Blog ‪14th to 20th May 2018‬

2018-05-19T11:48:53+01:0019 May 2018|

Blog 20 May 18It was definitely a big week for Manx Politics with the purchase of the Steam Packet Company, a statement by the Health Minister relating to those affected by problems at the island’s Breast Care Unit and what is the best […]