A campaign has begun to overturn a planning decision to allow the demolition of a traditional Manx cottage in Niarbyl and replace it with a flat-roofed structure almost twice the size.
It comes after Rob Callister MHK – as a member of the government department responsible for planning – overturned the decision of an independent planning inspector to reject the plans for an energy-saving style property on the site of the 160-year-old cottage Ballacain.
Robert Husband, who lives next to the property, said: ’The astounding and disgraceful thing is that the […]
Government support will be made available to businesses affected by TT 2021’s cancellation.
Treasury and the Department for Enterprise have announced they will be providing access to a range of financial support schemes and government backed loans to support tourism and travel businesses who need to return deposits or rearrange bookings.
Businesses are also advised to make contact with customers regarding their plans in order to support them.
The department has announced it will extend all of the existing support schemes for a further month.
Manx National Heritage, the charity responsible for the care and promotion of the Isle of Man’s heritage, is delighted to have been given part of the famous TT scoreboard.
There have been several incarnations of the iconic scoreboard over successive decades which is also used for other events including the Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT, but it is believed that the sections to be salvaged incorporate some of the earliest parts, possibly from as early as the 1920s.
It is intended to incorporate a section of the scoreboard in the TT Gallery […]