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Award winning Manx food and drink available in Christmas hampers

People are being encouraged to buy a Christmas hamper packed full of delicious food and drink this Christmas and bring some Manx flavour to their table. A...
Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Storm Arwen: take precautions and plan journeys

An Amber weather warning is in place for the Isle of Man from 6pm tonight until 11am tomorrow. Residents are being encouraged to take precautions and to plan...
Friday, 26 November 2021

Knowledge Exchange Programme launched to help farming innovation

Farmers in the Isle of Man will be offered expert advice to help stay up-to date with the latest innovations, techniques and technology through a programme...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Schools and libraries gifted ‘Ellyn’ art book

Schools and libraries are being gifted copies of a book that collects together art depicting and celebrating our UNESCO Biosphere. Ellyn: A Tale of Manx...
Monday, 8 November 2021

Bonfire builders asked to consider what they burn

Bonfire builders are urged not to burn hazardous materials which can cause toxic smoke and pose a serious health risk to people, pets and wildlife.  Although...
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival boosts local economy

This year’s Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival was worth an estimated £365,000 to the Manx economy, according to a research report. The Marketing...
Monday, 25 October 2021

Waterfall Hotel does not meet building protection criteria

The Waterfall Hotel will not be added to the Isle of Man’s protected building register (PBR). The building in Glen Maye had been issued a Building Preservation...
Monday, 11 October 2021

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Award Winners

Organisations contributing to a more sustainable Isle of Man were rewarded at the third UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards.  The awards celebrate those...
Thursday, 7 October 2021

Marine Drive: Biodiverse coastal habitat designated ASSI

Photo by Peter Christian A stretch of the Island’s east coast has been designated as an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) to protect important...
Monday, 4 October 2021

Great Taste Awards 2021: Seven Island food and drink producers win

Eighteen food products made by seven different producers on the Isle of Man have been given the stamp of approval by leading experts at the Great Taste Awards...
Monday, 4 October 2021
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