In your Isle of Man Examiner: The temporary speed limit on public roads in place for the TT

The Isle of Man’s favourite newspaper includes 12 pages of TT News inside

Tuesday 31st May 2022 6:00 am
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Isle of Man Examiner, May 31, 2022 (Isle of Man Newspapers )

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In your Isle of Man Examiner this week we report on two MHKs who were voted out in the general election but who are in dispute with the government.

Reporter Paul Hardman tells us more.

Gemma Nettle has been looking at the extra speed limits that are being introduced for the TT period.

Inside:

Twelve pages of TT news in our special supplement.

Douglas Rugby Club is making money from campers during the festival. Reporter Tom Curphey went along to find out how.

Department for Enterprise member Rob Callister, who has responsibility for the TT, says the Isle of Man is prepared for the influx of visitors. We talk to him as the festival gets under way.

In his column, David Cretney talks about what he’s looking forward to.

We talk to Rob Callister MHK, the politician charged with looking after motorsport and tourism, about how things are going.

In other news:

In court, a 58-year-old man, Robert Black, who propositioned a child has been jailed for four months.

Noa Bakehouse has applied for permission to set up a ‘small artisan bakery’.

Teachers’ unions are split over a government pay offer.

Television presenter Sue Perkins explored her links to the Isle of Man in BBC Television’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ documentary.

A picture special from the Mona’s Queen anchor memorial.

About a third of the people who will work at a proposed big new development on Victoria Road, Douglas, will live there.

A court has ruled that former environment minister Geoffrey Boot had breached rules and ‘procedural fairness’ in his refusal to overturn the decision on an appealed planning application to convert the Liverpool Arms pub into a residential house.

A review of student grants and awards will take place to assess if any changes need to be made.

When will KFC open?

Siobhan Fletcher looks at the latest fallout of the astonishing Dr Ranson employment tribunal.

We have a display of the dolphin statues which are designed to raise money for the hospice. And we report the bad news that one has already been vandalised.

The celebrations of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee take place over the long weekend in many locations.

We list some of them. But we also ask people in our street interviews about their plans. Not everyone we talk to is a Royalist.

An enormous amount of thought has to go into feeding around 3,800 of the island’s primary school children every single day. We talk to the woman in charge of food at primary schools in our Food and Farming pages.

We sent photographer Callum Staley to the 1886 stage at Villiers Square in Douglas on Saturday to see a night of music and football.

It included screening of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool, which the former side won 1-0.

Ex-Reds ace John Barnes appeared on stage to introduce the match to the fans in attendance. Callum took photos at the event.

Teenager Jacob Hall, who punched a bouncer at 1886 bar, has been punished by a court.

The front page from the past is a TT Special from the 1950s, when practices began at 4.45am.

In our Working Week section, Julie Blackburn talks to Colin Partington about his dentistry practice in Laxey and how things have changed over the years.

She also hears from a new company that’s setting up “Quest” games in cities, including Douglas.

St John’s United completed a first team league and cup double with victory in the Paul Henry Gold Cup final on Saturday afternoon. That story is on the back page.

There is also our letters page, the crossword, a television guide and community news.

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