Leisure and Entertainment News

Riverside footpath works ahead of Heritage Trail project

Improvement works currently taking place on a footpath running alongside the River Neb in Peel signify the beginning of a project on the former steam railway...
Friday, 9 March 2018

Register now for 50km Firefighters’ Memorial Walk

The 12th annual Firefighters’ Memorial Walk will take place on Sunday 15 April. The popular event covers 50 kilometres, starting at Peel Fire Station and...
Thursday, 15 February 2018

Last month to register for Homestay 2018

Homeowners in the Isle of Man can still register their properties to participate in the Homestay schemes for both the 2018 TT Races and the 2018 Isle of Man...
Monday, 12 February 2018

Research shows fifty percent increase in visitors to Southern 100 in 2017

The Department for Enterprise has released the latest visitor survey for the Southern 100, showing an increase of fifty percent in visitors to the races in...
Friday, 26 January 2018

Paralympian golden girl to light up Isle of Man Sports Awards

Five-time Paralympic swimming champion and trailblazer for disability sport Ellie Simmonds OBE will be the guest of honour at the 2017 Isle of Man Sports Awards...
Thursday, 11 January 2018

BBC1 Countryfile star is celebrity guest at 10th anniversary Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Adam Henson, a presenter of BBC1’s Countryfile, will be the celebrity guest at this year’s Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. The 10th anniversary event...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Warning after motorcyclists fined for illegal forest ride

Illegal use of motorbikes in the Island’s forests endangers the public and the environment and perpetrators will be prosecuted. That is the message from the...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Record figures for Isle of Man Railways 2017 season

Isle of Man Transport closed its Heritage Railways for the season on the 5 November with the fantastic news that they had carried a record number of passengers...
Monday, 20 November 2017

New trails and activities for Island’s forests

The Department of Economic Development (DED), in partnership with the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA), has mapped out mountain bike...
Thursday, 26 October 2017

NSC pools to close for a day as flood protection work continues

The swimming pools at the National Sports Centre (NSC) will be closed to the public for a day on Wednesday 1 November as work continues to protect the building...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017