A local travel watchdog has issued a plea to government to re-examine its ‘open skies’ policy in an effort to bring about a more balanced playing field for the air services operating to and from the Island.Travelwatch Isle of Man says there were previous attempts to encourage a change to the system two years ago when the former government administration was in place.
Yesterday was GCSE results day, with nearly 900 students receiving their grades which will decide their next step whether it be into the workplace or higher education.
The 'Ice Water Challenge' has hit the Island's business community.
Motorcyclists are being encouraged to take part in a ride out in memory of TT legend Joey Dunlop.
Staff morale within the Island's health service will be improved - but not overnight.
Students who perhaps didn't achieve the GCSE or A-level grades they were after are being told all is not lost.
Learner Drivers will soon sit a theory test which is more applicable to driving on Island roads.
Emergency Service crews are currently dealing with a Road Traffic Collision on Central Promenade, Douglas outisde Spectrum Apartments.
The results have now been collated and despite initial concerns the GCSE pass rate was only .1% off last years 99.3% record.