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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

Woodlands Grant Scheme to boost carbon capture

Landowners will be incentivised to plant trees to help the Island meet its climate change goals after Tynwald approved the Woodlands Grant Scheme (WGS) last...
Monday, 26 July 2021

Manx Wildlife Trust to help deliver Agri-Environment Scheme

The Isle of Man Government has appointed Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT) as its delivery partner for the Agri-Environment Scheme (AES).   Under the AES farmers can...
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Statement from the Planning Committee – Planning Application 20/01215/B

The Chair of the Planning Committee Martyn Perkins MHK has commented on public concern over plans to remove 25 Elm trees in St Marks to improve road safety. Mr...
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Coronavirus fisheries support scheme extended

Qualifying seafood businesses and fishing vessel owners in the Isle of Man are to receive further financial support to help them navigate the continued...
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Peat rights revoked to protect carbon stores

Ancient rights, which allow people to extract peat for fuel, have been revoked by Tynwald - in a bid to protect important carbon stores and reduce...
Monday, 27 July 2020

Steps in place to secure agriculture and food trade

The Isle of Man Government has contacted all Tynwald Members to seek agreement for an extraordinary sitting of Tynwald to ensure legislation, relating to the...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Hedgerow cutting reminder

The Isle of Man Government is reminding the public that hedgerows, sod banks and verges are important refuges for wildlife and unless there is a health and...
Friday, 17 May 2019

Dog owners reminded to keep dogs under control in the countryside and nature reserves

Dog owners are being reminded that dogs must be kept on their leads on the Ayres National Nature Reserve (NNR) between 1 April and the 31 July. This is to...
Tuesday, 9 April 2019

The Stars Group sponsors the 2019 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

The Stars Group has been announced as the main sponsor for the 2019 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival.  This will be the third year that the e-Gaming...
Monday, 25 March 2019
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