Ramsey Sprint – Hosted By Straightliners Celebrating their 40th Anniversary

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence and … Read More →

The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence and … Read More →

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Ramsey Sprint A TT Event Not To Be Missed!

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year anniversary! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence … Read More →

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Public Notice – No Cycling On Mountain Road Over TT

From the instigation of the one way system over the mountain road from Friday the 25th May for the two week TT period a regulation is in place to prevent cycling over the mountain. This decision has been made on purely a concern for safety for cyclists and other road users during this two week … Read More →

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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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Over £360,000 Spent On Roads For TT Fortnight

Over £360,000 was spent on preparing and maintaining the roads during this year’s TT. The Department of Infrastructure used £363,785 on resurfacing work, erecting signage, cones and staffing the access road for the fortnight. Almost half of the spend went on resurfacing the Bungalow, while a further £91,250 went on works at Alpine Corner and … Read More →

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Councillor Praises ‘Dignity’ Of Bushy’s After Brewery Lost TT Tent

A former mayor of Douglas has praised the ‘dignity’ of Bushy’s in the face of losing out in the battle for the right to run a beer tent on the Bottleneck car park during the TT. Last month, Douglas Council awarded the new contract to Hooded Ram, after a tender process, meaning Bushy’s will no … Read More →

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More Young Visitors Coming To TT

Visitors to this year’s TT contributed almost £25m to the Manx economy according to Government statistics. The Department of Economic Development revealed over 45,000 people came to the Isle of Man during the fortnight, contributing £24.6m to the economy – an increase of 9.3% compared to 2016. Visitors number were up by 6.2% overall, with … Read More →

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Mountain Road Switches To One-Way System For TT

The Mountain Road will close this morning in preparation for this year’s TT races. The A18 will be shut from Barrule Park to the Creg-ny-Baa Back Road from 9.30 to allow the one-way system to be set up. The work, which includes installation of signs, is due to finish by 4.30pm. The Mountain Road will … Read More →

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‘I Was Not Offered A Job By Vision Nine,’ TT Official Tells Tynwald Committee

TT business development manager Paul Phillips has denied he was ever offered a job with Vision Nine. A Tynwald scrutiny committee has been continuing its inquiry into how Vision Nine was awarded the contract to promote the TT for at least 10 years, only for the Department of Economic Development to scrap the tender process … Read More →