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Callister says sea terminal looks “tired”

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 visitors to the Island see on arrival.

He believes passengers deserve a better experience when they step off the ferry:

Source: Manx Radio

5 September 2020|

Manx economy needs TT 2021 to go ahead, says MHK

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.

Mr Callister says tourism, events and the hospitality sector face a complicated and uncertain time ahead:

Source: Manx Radio

5 September 2020|

MHK believes peer pressure a cause of anti-social behaviour

Rob Callister, MHKCallister believes number taking part is small but a nuisance

An Onchan MHK believes peer pressure within a group of youngsters is one of the drivers behind the recent spate of antisocial behaviour.

Rob Callister says other factors include drink, drugs, poor education and family issues.

He believes the number taking part in such activities is small, but the nuisance they can cause is high.

Mr Callister has been told about members of a group being challenged to carry out tasks, with serious consequences if they fail or refuse to do so:

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20 August 2020|

Callister calls on all politicians to deal with issues

Rob CallisterCallister calls on all politicians to deal with issues

Recent incidents of public disorder over the summer holiday fall outside the responsibilities of the government children’s champion.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister says the role is to look after the interests of youngsters in care and the vulnerable.

However, he believes it’s the responsibility of all political representatives to help deal with the issues.

Mr Callister has some insight into the root causes behind anti-social behaviour:

 

Source: Manx Radio

20 August 2020|
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