An ambitious plan to use the Castle Mona Hotel as the base for an information technology ‘university’ centre is ‘dead’.
You can find out why in the Isle ofExaminer today.
The Manx economy is growing more strongly than most in the western world. The paper has the figures. We also learn that more are in work in the island now than ever before.
The island’s planning regulations are changing. We find out about concerns regarding the introduction of a £150 fee, which is being introduced to anyone who makes an appeal.
The front page picture is of the Supreme Champion at the Royal Agricultural Show.
It was a great event and we have two pages of photos from it.
In court, we covered a restaurant worker who broke the window of a police van, a 17-year-old who told the police ‘You’re just public servants. I can swear wherever I like’ and another who swore at police officers who investigated why he was smashing bottles in the street.
In other news, three Steam Packet captains are remembered in this week’s paper after their recent deaths. We have tributes to them.
The paper also lists those music students who’ve recently passed exams from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, Trinity College, Rockschool and the government’s music award scheme.
With action-packed sport, the Green Column, Terry Cringle’s Times Past, eight pages of business news, our popular prize crossword and the Social Diary, the island’s favourite newspaper is a great start to the week.
It’s in the shops now.