The Isle of Man lifted all remaining Covid-19 restrictions on April 1 and, as the political member responsible for tourism and motorsport on the island, it has been fantastic to see our tourism sector take those first steps of recovery, in order to start rebuilding confidence in a sector that has been pretty much closed down for over two years.
With a successful TT 2022 and other key tourism events behind us, and with Tynwald endorsing an ambitious tourism strategy in May to attract 500,000 visitors […]
As I post my 270th and final blog I just want to start this week with a simple thank you….
Over the past five years I have shared all aspects of my professional and much of my private life, along with sharing this incredible journey as a Member of the House of Keys, which started with my own election campaign back in July 2016.
Covid-19, the Local Authority Elections, a new President of Tynwald and a very long final sitting of Tynwald this week before I can finally turn my focus to the House of Keys General Election on Thursday 23rd September.
So I guess you won’t be surprised when I say that this week’s blog is long, so feel free to grab a coffee first…
With regards to Covid-19, the number of active cases here on the Isle of Man has continued to increase this week and by Tuesday evening the figure stood at […]
This week the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) is very much back in the headlines once again after a sharp increase in the number of active cases on the island. On Monday 18 new cases were reported, which brought the total number of active cases on the Isle of Man to 101, but that figure would increase significantly over the course of the week.
On Tuesday a further 30 cases were reported and on Wednesday there was an additional 48 cases which brought the total number of active cases to 182 here […]
On Monday this week we celebrated Tynwald Day here on the Isle of Man and this year was particularly special because Her Royal Highness Princess Anne came as guest of honour to preside over the Ceremony, which attracted a large crowd to St. John’s.
Despite the cloudy weather forecast for early on Monday morning, the weather was actually perfect for the open air service. For those that are not familiar with our Tynwald Day proceedings, it is the Isle of Man’s National Day on the 5th July each year and […]