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£113,000 Bill For Radio TT – And That’s On Top Of Subvention

Manx Radio will be paid £113,000 – on top of its £980,000 subvention – to provide TT radio this year, it has been confirmed. The Department for Enterprise this week confirmed agreement in principle to award a contract for the radio commentary for the 2019 TT Races and Festival of Motorcycling to Manx Radio. This … Read More →

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Museum Needs Help With Its TT Display

This year marks the 100th running of the TT races and to celebrate the Isle of Man Motor Museum is planning to have a bike on display from every year. Beginning in 1907, the TT has been run every year aside from 1915-1919 during the First World War, 1940 to 1947 for the Second World … Read More →

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Steam Packet Drawing Up Wishlists For New Boats

The Steam Packet is drawing up its outline specifications for replacement vessels for the Ben-my-Chree and Manannan. Both vessels’ conditions were classified as ‘good’ in a due diligence report carried out ahead of the government’s deal to buy the Steam Packet for £124m. Although the government is now the 100% shareholder of the company, it … Read More →

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 →