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Bushy’s Unveils 4,000-Capacity TT Village Plans

Bushy’s TT site will be almost three times bigger this year. The brewery has unveiled its plans for a TT village in the Villa Marina Gardens with a capacity of 4,000 – up from 1,500 at the Bottleneck Car Park. The site will include two live music stages, food stalls and a corporate hospitality tent, … Read More →

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Applications Invited For Tynwald Day Stalls

Charities and traders who wish to be part of the 2018 Tynwald Day celebrations are being invited to apply for a plot on the Fairfield at St John’s. Application forms for this year’s event are available from Public Estates & Housing Division at the Department of Infrastructure. There are approximately 138 plots on the Tynwald … Read More →

Race The Rock – Straightliners Drag Race Event At Jurby

Fancy a blast on the drag strip this weekend at Jurby. All vehicles welcome on the 1/4 mile. Admission is £5 per person plus kids go free To participate on the drag strip you need a full driving licence and crash helmet. Drag strip one day unlimited runs £45 also includes free entry to the … Read More →

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Are You Ready To “Race The Rock”?

Race The Rock is a thrilling Drag Race event hosted by Straightliners and sponsored by Energy FM & Octopus Media Isle of Man. The drag strip is calling you to Jurby Airfield Racetrack on the 7th & 8th April. “Run what you bring” for all vehicles. Dragstrip and Top Speed for cars and bikes, Track … Read More →

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Police In Human Rights Warning

Isle of Man police have warned that people who block Abort67’s posters may be breaking the law. A large number of Manx residents continue to argue the group should be banned from displaying the images that the group claim show aborted fetuses in public. However, the police have put out the statement below that states … Read More →

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Abort 67’s Shock Tactics Met With Umbrella Demo

Umbrellas were essential given the torrential rain. But they served quite a different purpose for today’s women’s march along Douglas promenades as they were used to shield those taking part from a rival demonstration staged by the controversial Abort67 group. Brollies and a big screen were held pointing sideways to ensure young eyes didn’t see … Read More →

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Gary Numan To Perform At The Villa

One of the founding fathers of synth pop, Gary Numan, will be performing at the Villa Marina in March. Tickets go on sale on Friday (December 1) at 10am for the concert on Friday, March 23. His new Album ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ was released earlier this year and earned the best reviews … Read More →

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Could It Be Magic? Gary Barlow To Perform At The Villa

The island has secured a musical coup – with the announcement that Take That star Gary Barlow is to perform here next year. He will take to the stage at the Villa Marina’s Royal Hall for two nights – Monday May 28 and Tuesday May 29 as part of a solo tour of intimate venues … Read More →

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Fee-Paying Schools To Try To Attract Pupils

The island’s fee-paying schools are hoping to attract more pupils on Saturday, October 7. The Buchan School’s open morning will start at 10am, when parents and children will be given a tour of the buildings with pupils as guides and senior and academic staff available to answer any questions. The Buchan Nursery will also be … Read More →

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Tasty Saturday Evening Line-Up for Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Street food, beer, cider and cocktails, music, demonstrations and the first ever hotdog-eating contest mean there will be plenty to enjoy on the Saturday evening of the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. The festival takes place at the Villa Marina Gardens on Saturday 16th September (10am-9pm) and Sunday 17th September (10am-5pm). During the … Read More →