Isle Of Man Ferry

Progress of Storm Barra across Ireland and the UK, with warnings previewed

The red maritime warning off the Irish coast mentions Violent Storm force 11 with huge dangerous waves arriving on the west coast. The Irish Coast Guard has issued a warning for Storm Barra, reminding people to ‘Stay back, stay up, stay dry’ “Walkers are advised to avoid all exposed areas, …

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OMICRON NOT YET DETECTED ON ISLE OF WIGHT WITH INITIAL SIGNS ‘MAY BE CORRECT’ VACCINES – Island Echo

No cases of the Omicron COVID variant have been found on the Isle of Wight so far, however, the island’s public health chief has urged us to be careful. A total of 246 Omicron COVID cases have been found in the UK so far, but, at least on Friday, the …

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Revised schedule for Castletown Christmas light on

Events like the Castletown Christmas light coming on give kids something to look forward to and enjoy. That’s the message from Nathan Rogers of the Castletown Christmas Committee. In a social media post, Castletown commissioners say they are aware that a number of events have been called off around the …

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Manx Utilities teams help restore power to Cumbria – Energy FM

Fri 03 Dec 2021 Crews from the Isle of Man are helping restore electricity supply to northern England. This follows the devastation caused by Storm Arwen last weekend. Two airline crews and an engineer from Manx Utilities left the island last weekend on the overnight ferry and immediately got to …

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Kush the red panda dies

Kush the red panda has passed away, just eight years old. Well known across the island – having escaped Curragh Wildlife Park not once, but twice – it’s safe to say that “Krafty Kush” was a character. The notorious escape artist was also a father – he had to be …

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Ex-judge questions student suspensions amid Wall, NJ hazing investigation

Former State Superior Court Judge Deborah Gramiccioni, now a lawyer in private practice representing several students at Wall Township High School, warned school administrators amid a number of school suspensions issued as the investigation continues into allegations of hazing in the locker room. The Monmouth County District Attorney’s Office is …

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New Covid Government Guidelines in Response to New Variant |

Wearing a face cover is now compulsory in public transport and in all health and social establishments. During a government briefing this evening, Chief Minister Alfred Cannan said it would be “mandatory” to wear a mask on public transport, including on the ferry and on a plane, and in hospitals …

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The men from Donegal who have won the FAI Cup over the years

If the Bohemians beat St Patrick’s Athletic in the FAI Senior Cup Final next Sunday at Aviva Stadium, Georgie Kelly will join a select group of players from Donegal who have won FAI Senior Cup medals after making the final. The first men from Donegal to win an FAI Senior …

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Yakima Shoplifter arrested after 14 hours of deadlock

It is that time of year when shoplifters are busy in local stores. While big cities see a huge problem with shoplifters, police in small towns are rampant. The incident began with a theft from a local grocery store In Yakima, police attempted to arrest a man for stealing from …

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Wacky ideas that government sources have exposed on migrant crossings

Last week, newspapers reported that government sources accused France of letting migrants cross the Channel as a “punishment for Brexit”. This week we are told that the UK may house more migrants in army barracks as a deterrent. Rarely does a week go by in Westminster without there being a …

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