In this week’s Manx Independent, we report that a complex abuse inquiry anguished parents were let down by a school, a complex abuse inquiry into a sex offender’s role in a children’s art project has concluded.

The lead story is about the Steam Packet’s decision to build the new Manxman ferry - and why it means a greater burden on taxpayers.

There’s also some good news for Ramsey, as its ship maintenance industry grows.

Inside, we reveal that one MHK has already announced he’s like to become Chief Minister after Howard Quayle announced on Tuesday that he was standing down.

Eighty-nine-year-old war veteran Les Garrett has been presented with a Korean War Medal for his service during the conflict.

Castletown’s main shopping streets are to be revamped - but there is some concern about it in the ancient capital.

We find out more about how Manx Muslims are marking Ramadan.

Henry Joseph Edward Bridson of Dalby has been fined sentenced for illegally burning gorse.

Eleven-year-old Joshuah Barlow has ridden 22 miles - the equivalent of 100 lengths of a road behind his house in Maughold, for charity.

Reporter Helen McKenna finds out how to shoot targets using her ears rather than her eyes.

A watch made in the Isle of Man and sold originally for £12,000 has now been sold for more than £400,000.

Peel lifeboat crew has thanked the Manx community for supporting them throughout the pandemic and raising more than £14,400 for the RNLI.

People can explore the Christian heritage of the Isle of Man through a series of walks, talks and reflection later this month.

Kathryn Barry of Onchan danced and hugged police officers before swearing at them, a court heard this week.

After being forced to wait for more than a year and a half, the Deep South music festival is all set to get under way this summer. All the details are in our leisure and pleasure section, Island Life.

From graphic design, illustration and ceramics, all the way through to video game design, a display of degree-level art work went on display at the weekend. We have a picture special in the centre pages.

The back page includes news about Manx golfer Tom Gandy.

There is also lots more sport, plenty of community news, a page of your letters, Pullyman’s column, our puzzles pages and a seven-day television guide.

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