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Island celebrates local produce at Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

 More than 10,000 people sampled the delicious creations of more than 70 local producers at the Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival this weekend. The...
Monday, 20 September 2021

Registration opens for Biosphere Bee Community Picnic 2022

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man is inviting individuals and organisations to plan sustainable picnics that will link people with nature, promote local produce and...
Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival to showcase 70 local producers

Around 70 local producers will exhibit their mouth-watering creations at the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival in the Villa Marina Gardens in Douglas on 18...
Thursday, 2 September 2021

Food labelling law will protect allergy sufferers

Food businesses will be legally required to provide a full list of ingredients, which highlights the presence of common allergens, on foods that are...
Thursday, 26 August 2021

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man launches new strategy

A strategy published today by UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man will benefit the economy, environment and community. ‘Working Together for a Sustainable Future’ is...
Thursday, 12 August 2021

Lantern and balloon release ban can safeguard wildlife

A ban on the outdoor release of sky lanterns and helium balloonswill safeguard wildlife, combat litter and prevent avoidable fires. The Sky Lanterns and...
Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Crab and lobster minimum landing size set to increase

The minimum size of crabs and lobsters caught in Isle of Man waters will increase on 1 September 2021 as part of measures to ensure the long-term future of the...
Wednesday, 11 August 2021

New Isle of Man Food and Drink website launched

A website showcasing the Isle of Man’s vibrant food and drink industry has been launched.  It has been designed to help residents, businesses and visitors...
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Views sought on King Scallop plans

A public consultation is seeking views on major changes to the future management of the Island’s multi-million pound king scallop industry to ensure its...
Friday, 6 August 2021

Residential design guide updated with strong references to climate change

A guidance document that helps people designing houses and extensions in the Isle of Man has been updated, with more emphasis on environmental issues such as...
Tuesday, 3 August 2021
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