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MHK Blog 12th to 18th Oct 2020

2020-10-17T08:37:32+01:0017 October 2020|

Blog 18 Oct 20I have to start this week by congratulating all island residents who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, which was delayed from June.

The Health Minister, David Ashford, MBE, MHK was one of several island residents to receive an […]

MHK Blog 5th to 11th Oct 2020

2020-10-11T12:18:44+01:0011 October 2020|

Blog 11 Oct 20There were a couple of interesting stories that caught my attention this week. In the North of the island there was an exchange of views by local authorities after Ramsey Commissioners announced that it was full and that it was […]

Scouts to say farewell to TT scoreboard

2020-10-08T11:22:12+01:008 October 2020|

TT scoreboardCubs and explorers invited for goodbye picture

Scouts are being invited to be photographed one last time in front of the iconic TT scoreboard.

Standing for over 100 years, the board took 70 scouts to operate it, keeping Grandstand fans up to date with the […]

MHK Blog 28th Sept to 4th Oct 2020

2020-10-03T08:59:45+01:003 October 2020|

Blog 4 Oct 20Not sure if anyone else is starting to follow the build up to the 2020 US election, which will take place on Tuesday 3rd November, but early postal votes have already begun in some states. I was reading one article […]

MHK Blog 21st to 27th Sept 2020

2020-09-26T10:47:38+01:0026 September 2020|

The UK this week continued to move towards a second national lockdown after recording some of the highest daily Covid-19 totals (more than 6,000 new cases) in the last four months.

On Tuesday evening the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson in a televised address […]

MHK Blog 14th to 20th Sept 2020

2020-09-19T09:32:15+01:0019 September 2020|

On Monday afternoon it was confirmed that the Isle of Man had two further cases of Covid-19, which brought the current total to three on the island at the moment.

The Manx Government confirmed that none of the cases are related and that none […]

MHK Blog 7th to 13th Sept 2020

2020-09-12T14:19:57+01:0012 September 2020|

When the Chief Minister, Howard Quayle, MHK and the Health Minister, David Ashford, MHK called a sudden press conference at 10am last Sunday morning I think most island residents knew the announcement being made wouldn’t be good news….

After 108 days without Coronavirus on […]

Callister says sea terminal looks “tired”

2020-09-05T10:25:28+01:005 September 2020|

Sea terminalReview of facilities to happen over winter months

The man with political responsibility for the Island’s ports has described the sea terminal as looking “tired”.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister toured the airport and the sea terminal earlier this week to assess what […]

Manx economy needs TT 2021 to go ahead, says MHK

2020-09-05T10:21:24+01:005 September 2020|

Covid-19 headache for tourism sector to continue

An MHK believes another cancellation of the TT next year would be a big hit to the Manx economy and the event itself.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister has political responsibility for motorsport and admits the Covid-19 pandemic means planning with any degree of certainty is very difficult.

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