After we reported that a prisoner was masterminding his drugs importation network from his cell, journalist Adrian Darbyshire questions about the situation.

Prison authorities outlined the action being taken in the battle against illicit items entering Jurby jail.

For the front page, Adrian has been investigating the legal situation involving the Isle of Man’s space industry.

Also this week:

A story of some musicians who have toured the island. Among the places where they took their cellos was the summit of Snaefell and the roof of Peel’s Corrin Hall.

A house which had been designated for a first time buyer being listed for rent has led to calls to change the way the system works.

Four-year-old Kaiden Taylor, who was hospitalised after swallowing a battery, is leaving hospital in England today after 27 days.

The island’s nurses have continued their protests over fair pay and safer staffing levels on a campaign bus tour.

Two 1,000 year old Manx crosses have been found on the grounds of Jurby Church.

A planning application has been made for two wind turbines on a site overlooking Port Erin.

Tom Curphey talks to the new licensees at one of the most well-known public houses on the TT course

The government is asking people to share their views about the island’s planning system.

Former House of Keys candidate David Fowler has been charged with possessing indecent images of children and bringing a sex doll to the island.

A special wheelchair to give people with disabilities the chance to access Peel Beach has been moved from the north.

The Steam Packet recorded an £11m profit, its latest accounts show, with passenger and freight levels exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

More than 600 passengers were whisked along the Groudle Glen Railway to Sea Lion Rocks for an afternoon of live music. We went along too.

One of the island’s most famous residents, Dr John C Taylor OBE, has celebrated his seven decades of flying at an event where he was joined by two Lieutenant Governors.

Many young islanders will be bracing themselves today as they receive their A level results. We hear some advice.

Ahead of the Deep South Festival taking place this weekend, we find out more about how the music event began and what’s in store now.

The Isle of Man Art Festival headed west and to the central parts of the island last weekend for the second of three weekends showcasing the work of talented artists. Dave Kneale went along to photograph the event.

A delegation of about 50 musicians, dancers and artists represented the Isle of Man at the annual Lorient Interceltic Festival. We have a special feature in Island Life.

The centenary Manx Grand Prix begins at the weekend. Our sports team has a lot more.

There are 11 action-packed pages of sport in total.

There is also plenty of community news, the gig guide and a seven-day television guide.

The Manx Independent is in the shops now.

But you don’t have to go to a shop to buy a copy.