Day: 27 January 2021

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Quarterbridge Road From 9am on Monday Quarterbridge Road will be made one way between the Quarterbridge Roundabouts and to a point just south of the junction with Selborne Drive. This will be in place until Sunday 28 February. Work to reconstruct the pavement along Quarterbridge Road resumes on Monday having […]

BRIEFING Q&A WITH JAMES DAVIS

HOST: JAMES DAVIS FROM ISLE OF MAN ADVERTISING AND PR FEATURING: KATHRYN MAGSON, DR H AND THE GREAT MANX PUBLIC ANNETTE QN: WHY IS THE IOM VACCINE ROLLOT SO MUCH SLOWER THAN GUERNSEYS? KATHRYN: WE DON’T BELIEVE OUR PROGRAM IS BEHIND, WE STARTED A WEEK LATER THAN GUERNSEY. WE WILL […]

Manx Engineering’s Global Value

Engineering and manufacturing businesses based in the Isle of Man have continued to prove their significance on a global scale as they have stepped up to support the local and international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Turning their expertise to designing and producing essential medical equipment to help combat the […]

It Could’ve Been Much Worse

We’ve been lucky on the Isle of Man, from the first warning signs of an outbreak on New Years’ Eve, we’ve acted quickly and mostly quite sensibly, but what has happened around us? Just as we’re heading back out of our own Lockdown 2.0, Guernsey is in theirs, with over […]

Through the Keyhole

Keys were back in session this week, with MHKs meeting without their MLC colleagues for the first time in 2021. Here’s a quick brief of what we know from the written questions. No NI Holiday Douglas South MHK Paul Quine asked Treasury Minister Alf Cannan what plans the Treasury has […]

Manxman Plans Progressing

Plans for the Steam Packet’s new vessel, Manxman, due to replace the Ben-my-Chree when she comes into service in 2023, are progressing well. The detailed design of both the external and internal features of Manxman are currently being undertaken by a team of experts. This vital phase is the longest […]