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  1. Reynoldsway part 2. £80 million to spend on ports

    so they're now going to spend £80Million we haven't got on something we don't need so people can come and go on coaches we haven't got to look at potholes which we have in abundance ............... but we can't afford meals on wheels :-(
  2. Illegal Dumping...

    putting cctv on the toll gate end will only mean the problem moves to the Keristal end !
  3. Steam Packet Warns Of Disruption To Sailings

    Manannan came out of wet dock earlier and is now on its way 'home' :-) eta: aborted berthing due to wind, seems to be bobbing about on the briney off Clay Head until it calms down a bit in the morning
  4. Year of Our Island - 2018 - so just another year then..

    buena vacantia ? must be very good
  5. Victor Kneale was the drive behind the single transferable vote, which was eventually dropped as the results were no different from first past the post but took all night to work out who won !
  6. Deepwater for Cruise Ships

    there was a suggestion that there were a number of larger windfarm crew transfer vessels on the pontoons which may have added too much load
  7. Shoprite, the last straw!

    another thing about SR, why do they not stock the 'low salt' and 'low sugar' foods ? (and never stock the chilli Philadelphia spread :-) - have to go to Tesco for that )
  8. Shoprite, the last straw!

    all our bags get re-used as bin liners anyway (or used to) even M&S dates are very short, you have a job to shop for the weekend on a thursday as the use-by dates are often only 2 days off (we have a couple of preferred places but don't want to be caught in the rush if I tell )
  9. Manx Journalism At It's Very Best

    Manx Radio had a news item about the weather the other day and a picture of a police car blocking the road at the bungalow, and it would be easy to assume from the picture that the mountain road was closed, which it was not ! (the picture was when it was closed the day before)
  10. Bands that have played in the Isle of Man

    Chris Barber at the Jazz club in the Villiers Hotel was good !
  11. Plans for lord street

    weren't Douglas corpy all those years ago selling the site to the Governemt for £1 (or was it 25p ?)
  12. Missing mail ?

    the local aspect wasn't really considered until the locally posted item (was assured they posted it around 2/2/18) didn't arrive which we weren't aware of until we got a final reminder, curious thing was some of the bank things from accross were in the original window envelope but in an outer envelope with hand written address.
  13. Missing mail ?

    does anyone else think they may be missing mail in the post ? We have had a few letters supposedly sent to us which have never arrived, (from UK) I'm still trying to get a matched pair of bank card and pin number after 3 attempts :-( today we were assured that an insurance renewal quote was posted a couple of weeks ago which we never received (local) so it's hard to decide if things are going astray in the UK system or IoM Post Do any others have items going missing ?