MHK Blog ‪25th Jun to 1st July 2018‬

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Blog 1 July 18After a busy couple of days in Stratford Upon Avon last week attending the AIM conference, I was able spend part of last Saturday just looking around Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon before flying back to the Isle of Man […]

MHK Blog ‪18th to 24th June 2018‬

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Blog 24 June 2018Last Saturday my Political Surgery was busy despite the horrible weather early on, and I am grateful to those Constituents who came to see me and to discuss various issues and concerns.

Straight after the Surgery I attended two Constituency meetings […]

MHK Blog ‪11th to 17th June 2018‬

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Blog 17 June 18The excellent weather on the Isle of Man continued into the early part of this week, and it certainly felt like the whole island has been partying non-stop for the past two weeks with the TT Festival.

There definitely was a […]

Tributes after death of TT commentator

2018-06-16T14:21:32+01:0014 June 2018|

Tributes are being paid to commentator Maurice Mawdsley who has died.

A familiar voice at the TT – and the Southern 100 races – he passed away yesterday.

MHK Rob Callister has responsibility for tourism and motorsport – he says: “Maurice became synonymous with the TT and his commentary provided colour and detail […]

Callister confident on overall TT numbers

2018-06-16T14:18:39+01:0013 June 2018|

Air figures awaited after drop in sea numbers

Despite a dip in Isle of Man Steam Packet numbers over TT, the member with responsibility for the event at the Department for Enterprise is optimistic about overall numbers.

The Steam Packet has reported a drop of 2,500 passengers and 801 motorcycles this year […]

More visitors expected for TT next year

2018-06-16T14:17:22+01:0013 June 2018|

ExaminerTwo weeks of broken records and unbroken sunshine at this year’s TT will attract more visitors in the future, the politician responsible for motor sport says.

The 2018 festival has been hailed as ’one of the best TTs’ by MHK Rob Callister.

He […]

Fans ‘spending more’ at TT 2018

2018-06-16T14:09:15+01:0010 June 2018|

Initial figures promising, says DfE.

Initial evidence suggests fans have been spending more money this TT.

That’s according to the MHK responsible for motorsport in the Department for Enterprise.

Though official figures have yet to be published, Rob Callister says local economic indicators are positive – though the total number of visitors may have fallen slightly on last year.

It comes months after a government […]

MHK Blog ‪4th to 10th June 2018‬

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Blog 10 June 18The curtain on this year’s 2018 Isle of Man TT Festival has finally come down on this year’s event, and what an event!

I am sure that everyone will have their own personal favourite moments.

The weather throughout the TT fortnight has […]

Await course car incident findings – MHK News Home

2018-06-16T14:10:33+01:009 June 2018|

Too early to comment says motorsport head

Changes to the way TT is run could be introduced following a serious incident during this year’s racing.

An investigation is continuing after Kent rider Steve Mercer was struck by an official course car after an incident in qualifying on Wednesday, 30 May.

It happened in the immediate […]