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  1. Is George Best the first sportsperson to have his picture printed on a British Bank Note.
  2. The Christmas Drink Driving Blitz started this week and one motorist has allready been caught and charged, Looks like the Police are out to make an impresion this year. The first to be caught and charged is a Ramsey based traffic Cop, he will appear before Mr Moyle on December 12 charged with drink drivingfollowing a one car accident.
  3. Ned must be serious about going to Legco, he been approaching MHKs asking for their support already.
  4. And ive just seen my mates wife (manx) speaks very good English, very polite, not a bad looker, has a house to pay for but is now out of work as a flight attendant due to cheaper labour from eastern europe, whats wrong with that just before Christmas.
  5. Why dont they take some of the bloody cats of the streets and use them for experiments. Im conducting my own experiment at the moment, trying to find out if a size 12 boot will launch a cat further that a size 9
  6. On opening my manxnet account I too am getting a message to change passwords, its seems to be a total mess still.
  7. Why are the Manx registered airlines now using, Polish,Rushian pilots and first officers on nearly all their flights, Whats happened to Manx Bomber Command
  8. MR said the new year, but the Civil case is due to start ??? or should i have said was, and it all depends if another case shes invoved with gets going.
  9. Horse trading, thats what will happen, JS will get the CM job, DC to treasury and Mr Rodan stuck at DHSS thats if they toe the line.
  10. Quote: MHKS RECEIVE INFLATION-BUSTING PAY RISE MHKS have received two inflation-busting pay rises in just five weeks. It takes the basic salary to £34,152, from £31,651. Members of Tynwald are also entitled to expenses worth £5,790. MHKs and MLCs serving on government departments will take home £50,188, while ministers will receive £57,018, more than £4,000 extra. Last year's earnings survey revealed the average annual wage was just £25,428, and half of all full-time workers earned less than £21,736. In early March it was agreed to hand members a salary increase worth 4
  11. http://www.positiveactiongroup.org/html/ty...pay_levels.html
  12. FFS if this is right!? he has some brass neck His statement is posted in full on the Julie Corkill Appeals thread
  13. I know I'm sorry, just when you thought it was safe to go back in local news! Hey this could stretch for years..... Well I cant see it going ahead in the near future, Chief witness Willy Kelly,s doctors have said it could take up to a year before he would be fit to attend court, and this is before he has open heart surgery. FROM TODAY,S PAPER.
  14. http://www.iomtoday.co.uk/ViewArticle2.asp...ticleID=1899993
  15. 'Amadeus' Well you got two votes from our house
  16. No matter whos in Tynwald it will always be a case of. you can please some,some of the time but not all,all of the time.
  17. Your correct, and I dont care what others post about it now, its over time to move on.
  18. Thanks for that, what program are they on.
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    Ah you should be ok now, if you like Ill come and tuck you in seeing that ill have plenty of time to spare now
  20. Not Bad, have to agree with quite a few of your points but not this one. Abolish work permits, but introduce an economic test for some (or all depends on our international obligations and what steps might be taken against us in retaliation) immigration which weighs up benefits and costs of a particular individual or family unit coming to the IOM. The immigration might be for short, medium or permanent basis, work allowed or not. We dont want to end up like the Channel Islands, they have that sort of system and look what happened to property prices and the cost of living there. Abolish
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    I have just checked with BA to see if my flights booked with them for March 07 are still ok, quoting the FlyB takeover. Answer was yes, they will still have a service IOM>Gatwick in March. http://www.britishairways.com/travel/fx/pu...source=continue £229 06:50 8 Mar 08:15 8 Mar Isle of Man Gatwick (London) BA4321 BA Connect Economy 11:40 8 Mar 16:20 8 Mar Gatwick (London) Orlando BA2037 British Airways World Traveller 1 flight connection, total journey time: 14 hours 30 minutes. £265 06:50 8 Mar 08:15 8 Mar Isle of Man
  22. If you hurry you may get a free drink out of them in the QB
  23. I was working in Strand street yesterday and noticed a couple window shoping who I think are well know TV stars, but cant put a name to them. Is there a film being made here at the mo or something
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