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  1. So lockdown means another 3 weeks (minimum) lost on the project. Come on, you didn’t really think 6 months was really going to be achievable did you? 😆 https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/douglas-promenade-will-be-finished-in-six-months-vow/
  2. As if we couldn’t see this was on the cards, a big loss for businesses and communities in the west & south. “Isle of Man Bank today announced the reduction of its branch network from January 7 2021 as it makes further investments in digital banking. The move will see the bank’s Peel and Castletown branches close.” http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=57731&headline=Isle of Man Bank closing two more branches&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2020
  3. I think you’ve hit the nail on the head there Derek, there’s one or two who think nothing of the extra workload their local red tape adds for organisers. Governing bodies such as the FIA & FIM are running events around the world week in and week out without having to jump through some of the unnecessary hoops faced here.
  4. Ah sorry I’d misread as voting for RC and DC!!
  5. How could you do that? Thought they represented different constituencies?
  6. What’s wrong with clearing debris from the beach initially? The level at the wall is much higher than it was 20/30 years ago. When the build up reaches the top of the new wall are they going to add another metre on top of it?
  7. Announcement made today The Classic TT and the Manx Grand Prix have been cancelled. It was announced by the Isle of Man government and Manx Motor Cycle Club this morning. https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/2020-classic-tt-and-mgp-cancelled/
  8. http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=55251&headline=Virtual TT could be run this year&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2020&cat=Isle of Man TT Races
  9. Amongst those clearing up yesterday there was a digger on the beach that managed to build a nice “ramp” so the sand & stone on the beach now gently slopes up to be level with the walkway
  10. Has anybody been ‘lucky’ enough to engage with the Minister on his weekly walk along the promenade??!!
  11. Maybe they could use some of the “dial a ride” minibuses parked up empty round the island to backfill routes
  12. If there is so much potential for weddings, or other event use, why has no effort been made to make the “hospitality” marquee available to event organisers to hire at realistic rates when it’s sat empty between the TT and FOM/MGP? Surely an ideal opportunity to gauge the potential need (if any)
  13. Stand to be corrected, but didn’t Sefton sell it at auction in 2017 for £436k?http://auctions.lsh.co.uk/national/lot/57020
  14. It’s just a shame some of that bottomless budget couldn’t be spent on roads that need sorting, or doing a decent job of the ones they do. I’m sure if a private contractor left Governors Road and Royal Avenue in Onchan in the state they have, they’d soon soon have something say about it!!
  15. Job title on his LinkedIn profile would suggest otherwise https://uk.linkedin.com/in/paul-phillips-8782236
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