In this week’s Isle of Man Examiner, we report on changes to the rules on borders from the weekend.

The lead story is about the number of vaccinations per head of population. One survey now puts us ahead of everyone else.

Also on page one, a story that confirms the power of the press.

A charity has been given a huge increase in funding thanks to a story that appeared in one of our papers.


An old people’s home in Peel is facing closure, with its operators saying it is no longer viable, but there is a move to save it.

Isle of Man Bank is an organisation so focused on profit and so neglectful of Manx society that it no longer seem worthy of its name, an MHK has claimed.

A new company is planning to take customers on flights over the Isle of Man by helicopter.

Liam Priestnal, of Lheannag Park, Douglas, aged 26, appeared in court after admitting breaching Covid-19 restrictions.

The leader of Douglas Council believes that stopping the horse tramway at the Sefton Hotel would speed up the regeneration of the promenade.

Merchant seaman Andrew Cookson-Smith who caused his partner to crash their car into a wall by grabbing the steering wheel has been sentenced.

People in Anagh Coar, Pulrose and Farmhill are unhappy the current level of bus services to their homes.

A new law is to be introduced to regulate pubs. We ask two publicans what they think.

Tynwald had voted through radical changes to the way parliamentary order papers are prepared.

Ramsey Commissioners remain opposed to Dandara’s proposed Lower Milntown Farm development.

Neal Antony Clague, who kicked open his neighbour’s door in the early hours, has been sentenced.

Jamie Zach Ritchie, who drove after drinking, has also been sentenced.

A deadline is looming for a government support scheme.

People are flocking to get away from it all on the Calf of Man.

David Cretney says why it is so important to vote in his column.

The new owners of the Shore pub in Laxey tell us what they plan to do with it.

In our Buildings at Risk feature Dave Martin of the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society continues the story of the Saltworks - once a major employer and landmark in Ramsey.

Lots of news from our food and farming businesses.

Microgaming celebrates its 20th birthday.

Our sports pages celebrate the return of fixtures.

Plus more sport, your letters, business news, a television guide, our popular crossword and plenty of community news.

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