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Tynwald backs £95k Manx Radio funding increase

2019-10-20T13:46:36+01:0020 October 2019|

manx radioManx Radio’s government funding is to increase to almost £1m in 2020 after Tynwald approved a £95,000 increase.

Juan Watterson SHK said there was “enough evidence” to show the station was not receiving “enough to provide the level of service expected”.

However, Julie […]

MHK Blog 14th to 20th Oct 2019

2019-10-19T08:07:58+01:0019 October 2019|

Blog 20 Oct 19Tynwald took centre stage this week, and it was certainly a bumper sitting with plenty of topics for debate amongst the Tynwald members – but more on that later….

Onchan resident and national treasure, Hector Duff, BEM celebrated his 100th birthday […]

Government to increase Manx Radio subvention

2019-10-16T19:20:51+01:0016 October 2019|

manx radioTynwald votes in favour of report after hours of debate

Manx Radio’s subvention will increase from almost £900,000 to £995,000, it has been confirmed.

Tynwald voted on the issue this afternoon, after several hours of debate on a report issued to the court […]

Calls to increase airport bus services for TT visitors

2019-10-14T09:53:03+01:0014 October 2019|

busMHK wants to explore transport improvement

Rob Callister says improving the bus links around the Island from Ronaldsway Airport is something that needs to be explored.

When Tynwald sits on Tuesday, he’s seeking more information on the capacity for bus travel during TT.

The Onchan […]

Fairness of new rate reforms is questioned

2019-10-14T09:49:35+01:0014 October 2019|

Public meeting at Bemahague to discuss rate reforms.The proposed local authority rate reforms, due before Tynwald next week, have been branded unfair at a public meeting.

Residents, MHKs and local authority members attended a meeting with Minister for Policy and Reform Chris […]

MHK asks ‘is there a housing crisis?’

2019-10-14T09:44:00+01:0014 October 2019|

manx radio interviewRob Callister to question the Cabinet Office

An MHK is asking whether the Isle of Man is experiencing a ‘housing crisis’ at the month’s Tynwald sitting.

Onchan member Rob Callister is putting the question to the Cabinet Office, with a request that the chief […]

TT bus services for Tynwald discussion

2019-10-14T09:41:53+01:0014 October 2019|

busWill there be more buses to and from the Airport for TT 2020?

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will ask the Infrastructure Minister in Tynwald next week.

He wants to know if his department will increase the number of buses to and from Ronaldsway to […]

‘Housing crisis’ for Island?

2019-10-14T09:37:48+01:0014 October 2019|

Rob CallisterDoes the Isle of Man have a housing crisis?

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will pose the question to the Chief Minister in Tynwald next week.

He’ll ask if the Island has a crisis and if he’ll make a statement on the issue.

Tynwald is […]

MHK Blog 7th to 13th Oct 2019

2019-10-14T09:35:24+01:0014 October 2019|

Blog 13 Oct 19It is fair to say that the Isle of Man has been a pretty miserable place over the past couple of weeks or so, especially when it feels like it has rained continually for 40 days and 40 nights.

Forgetting the […]

MHK Blog 30th Sept to 6th Oct 2019

2019-10-14T09:32:04+01:0014 October 2019|

Blog 6 Oct 19On Monday evening I attended a PAG meeting at the Manx Legion, which was organised in conjunction with the 5G AWAREIOM.

Certainly one of the biggest PAG meetings I have attended with around 150 people in the audience to listen to […]