Isle of Man News
Lease signed for sea bed exploration
In a deal which could be worth £5 million a year to the Isle of Man, DONG Wind Energy has signed a lease agreement with the Manx government to assess an area of seabed off the east coast. This could be a big and useful project for the Isle of Man, helping us to grow the economy and reduce emissions.
The Isle of Man has some good currents and tides, research starts now to see if it is suitable to make renewable electricity.
After a lot of work from a very broad range of people, the UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man nomination papers have arrived at UNESCO HQ in Paris ready to be assessed as a Biosphere Region.
Douglas Borough Council, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man partner, celebrates having 5 public areas meeting Green Flag status
Businesses heard how IOM could benefit from UNESCO Biosphere status.
John McGuinness clinches victory in the TT Zero race breaking the lap record with a 119.279mph
Amazing response from Manx population, as many say, only in the Isle of Man!
Government and charity partnership brings diverse new life to Laxey Glen landmark building.
An innovative partnership between the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) and The Children’s Centre will give a new lease of life to Laxey Pavilion.
A school on the Isle of Man walked away with the top honour at Keep Britain Tidy’s Diamond Jubilee Awards Ceremony in Liverpool recently.
The Isle of Man Department of Economic Development is keen to develop the Isle of Man's Clean Tech credentials, which is key part of the Vision2020 strategy for the economy. There are a number of active clean tech businesses on the Island, some of which attended the Rushlight Clean Tech event in London recently.