No Cav No Party

Mark Cavendish will not ride the Tour de France, despite equalling the all-time record for stage wins last year. Cav been hopeful of selection after winning the British road race title on Sunday, as well as several other races this season.

The Tour kicks off on Friday, starting in Denmark.

Ukraine Ceili

A ceili held by Leo Cussons from the Isle of Man Green Party and Paul Weatherall from Liberal Vannin has raised £759.71 for Ukrainian refugees.

Leo and Paul would like to thank all who contributed, especially the Kipper Ceili Band who performed free of charge, The Masonic Hall who provided the venue for free and all those who donated prizes for the raffle. 

The £759.71 raised has now been transferred to the One World Centre who will add it to the c£24,000 already raised on the Island for the international DEC appeal for Ukraine.

Leo and Paul said they enjoyed working together to make this event happen and thank once again all those who supported them and gave so generously to assist those in distress as a result of the continuing war in Ukraine.

Douglas Civic Sunday

Douglas Borough Council is to hold its annual commemoration on Sunday, July 3, led by Mayor Janet Thommeny.

Following a parade from the Town Hall in Ridgeway Street, led by Douglas Town Band, the Civic Service will begin at 10.30am at St George’s Church, conducted by the Mayor’s Chaplain, the Reverend Dr Michael Brydon.

Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to be at the Church no later than 10.20am.

Mayor, Councillor Janet Thommeny has selected three local causes for her 2022-23 charity appeal: IsleListen, Heroes on the Water Isle of Man and the Search & Rescue Dog Association Isle of Man.