A Maughold commissioner and former police officer has spoken of the moment he found ‘a jungle’ of cannabis plants growing in the open.
Today’s Manx Independent has the story.
The main picture on page one is of 10-year-old Mark Lalor-Smith.
You might remember that he was involved in an horrific accident in Turkey.
This week we report on how he is doing and his family thank the many people in the island who have supported them.
Inside the paper, we visit Ballakermeen High School, Douglas. Pupils there are being rewarded for good results in and outside the classroom with rewards such as mobile phone top-up cards and sandwiches from Subway.
Earlier this week, iomtoday.co.im revealed that the government was now considering whether Douglas’s bus station should be built in Lord Street, where the bus station used to be.
The Independent looks more at the proposal and talks to one politician with strong views about it.
The paper also follows up iomtoday.co.im’s story about Pizza Hut. More details are due soon.
After the figures for the TT were released, the Manx Independent crunches the numbers and also looks at Ronaldway’s apparently bumper August.
The paper also meets a coffee-maker from a shop in Douglas who could win a top award.
Our 12-page Island Life section has all the news from the entertainment world and includes the island’s two-page What’s On guide.
Sport has comprehensive coverage of the rally and Mark Cavendish’s latest success.
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