Cheap Phone Charger Causes Explosion

Members of the public are being asked to use recommended phone chargers following an electric plug exploding in Ramsey. The Fire and Rescue service released an image of a plug that had exploded due to a cheap phone charger being used. A spokesman from the emergency service said: ‘The outcome could have been much worse. … Read More →


Advice Follows Diagnosis Of Chalara Ash Dieback Disease In Ash Trees

A disease that can prove fatal to ash trees has been detected in the Island for the first time, prompting a request to landowners to be vigilant and report possible cases. The presence of Chalara ash dieback disease on private land in the south of the Island, and in the surrounding area, has been confirmed … Read More →


Local Textile Designer Features in House Beautiful Magazine

Local designer Frances Boyd has had her creative designs featured in this month’s edition of popular home magazine House Beautiful. Frances Boyd in her own words is a designer, illustrator and lover of all pattern related products. Print & colour obsessed with a fresh and unique signature style. When not working and being a mum … Read More →


Safety Notice – Beko And Blomberg Condenser Tumble Dryers

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading is making the public aware of an important safety notice issued in relation to specific models of Beko and Blomberg condenser tumble dryers. Beko Plc (‘Beko’) are initiating a voluntary repair programme as a precautionary measure to locate 3,450 8kg and 9kg Beko and Blomberg condenser tumble … Read More →


Bugs And Bees Need Help This Summer

Help save our bugs and bees, say the Manx Wildlife Trust this Easter. A children’s competition, run by Dawn Dickens, the educational officer for the trust, will let kids up the age of 16 create and design special ‘Ugly bug bowls’ to help provide habitat for the littlest of creatures in your garden. There will … Read More →


Important Safety Notice – CALISH Globe String Lights

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading wishes to make the public aware of an important safety notice which has been issued in relation to CALISH Globe String Lights. The OFT has become aware of a safety issue with CALISH globe string lights with a batch number of X000LF96ZH. The product has a series … Read More →


‘See It. Snap It. Send It’ CallAs DEFA Fights Dutch Elm Disease

‘See it. Snap it. Send it.’ That is the call from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) as it asks the public to help prevent the spread of deadly Dutch elm disease. In a poster and leaflet campaign, the Department is calling on those out and about to take photos and note locations … Read More →

Santa At Ramsey Garden Centre

Santa and his Elves are coming to Ramsey Garden Centre on 22nd December 6pm till 8 pm. Entrance £4.00 per child . We have goodies for the children and they will have a lovely photo taken in a presentation card and they can have a nice chat with Santa too xxx  

Children’s Diy – Christmas Gifts At The Isle Gallery

We all love to give presents and in this Christmas workshop children will craft and create family gifts with meaning and intent. Safe candle making, bath bombs, hand printed Christmas wrap, paper bags, tags and wintry glass jar lanterns. This is an extra long workshop and for Children age 7+. Strictly limited to 16. Saturday … Read More →


It’s A Winter Wonderland At Ramsey Garden Centre

Christmas has officially arrived at Ramsey Garden Centre as they launch their Christmas range of decorations, lights, gifts & flowers this evening. Join them at 6.00pm – 8.30pm for mulled wine and mince pies and take a wander through their Christmas grotto. If this doesn’t put you in the Christmas spirit, nothing will.   Venue: … Read More →