Isle of Man News last updated 16 November 2017 12:24:25

Respected author and feature writer to speak at charity breakfast

POSTED Tue at 9:55 am

Respected author and newspaper feature writer Patrick Barkham will be the guest at this year’s Author’s Breakfast, organised by the Isle of Man Fund for the Blind.He has written extensively on natural history, for titles including the Guardian and The Times, and is the author of successful books including The Butterfly Isles, Badgerlands and Coastlines.He has been shortlisted for prestigious awards including the Ondaatje Prize and the Wainwright Prize.During the Author’s Breakfast, at the Mount Murray Golf Club on 27th November, Patrick will be talking about his latest book, Island – A Journey Around Our Archipelago.In the vividly observed book, Patrick explores landscapes around the British Isles, including the Isle of Man, as he travels...

Ramsey Civic Service of Remembrance attended by HE the Lieutenant Governor

POSTED Tue at 9:47 am

His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor Sir Richard Gozney joined the Chairman of Ramsey Town Commissioners Andy Cowie to lead the Town of Ramsey annual Civic Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial, Ramsey.Mr Cowie commented:“I was deeply moved by the large number of residents and visitors alike who attended the remembrance service at the court house today. We were especially grateful that the lieutenant governor and his representatives joined us in marking our gratitude and respect for those who served and especially for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for us. The service was extremely well organised and a very moving occasion with round 60 wreaths presented to honour the fallen. My personal thanks to all those that attended and...

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