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QMS Newsletter July 2017



Informational Postings

Welcome (August 2015)

Tynwald Day Luncheon, Brisbane, July 2015

Queensland Manx Society Christmas Function 2014

Ormiston House “Big Day Out” Centenary Celebration (14 September 2014)

New Manx Play for Our Centenary Year (07 September 2014)

Introducing Val Ashworth D Ua (Tynwald Day, 05 July 2014)

2014 is the Centenary Year of the Queensland Manx Society, Established 1914

Knitting Patterns for Manx Dolls

eBook: Sea Warriors of Mannin

Manx News . . .


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Manx Utilities pricing structure approved

Manx Radio - 2 hours ago
Prices pegged to inflation for next five years. Manx Utilities new pricing structure has been approved by Tynwald. For the next five years electricity prices will rise and water and sewage rates will...

Manx-produced artwork stolen and destroyed

Manx Radio - 5 hours ago
In February, Manx Radio reported an 'exhibition of firsts' opening at the Manx Museum and Sayle Gallery - the first showcase of the work of sculptor David Gilbert on the Island since the...

Balloon release blasted by Manx Wildlife Trust

Manx Radio - 7 hours ago
Litter anticipated on Manx land and beaches. A balloon release in Northern Ireland has been labelled 'horrendous' by an environmental group on the Isle of Man. Over the weekend, bevereament...

'Gas drilling has reputational, environment cost'

Manx Radio - 14 hours ago
IoM Green Party worried by Government's decision.and...

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Isle of Man firm wins permission to search seabed for gas and oil

BBC News - 1 day ago
A company has been granted government permission to search a large section of the Isle of Man seabed for gas and oil. Manx-based firm Crogga have been granted three years to conduct seismic surveys...

Storm Callum: Isle of Man flights and ferry service cancelled

BBC News - 4 days ago
Storm Callum has brought 60mph winds to the Isle of Man, causing flight and ferry cancellations and dangerous driving conditions. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, with powerful gusts and...

Oil and gas exploration licence awarded | Isle of Man News ... - 11 hours ago
An oil and gas exploration licence has been awarded for part of the Isle of Man's seabed. Crogga – an Isle of Man-based company set up by local residents...

EpiPen warning after widespread shortage - 11 hours ago
The latest advice from the UK has also been given to parents and guardians of Isle of Man school pupils. A delay in the manufacture of EpiPen products has affected supplies for several months and the...

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VIDEO: 'It's been mad': Dundee man's incredible footage of 'backwards waterfall' gets 2.6m+ views

Evening Telegraph - 9 hours ago
More than 2.6 million people have viewed a Dundee man's remarkable footage of a 'backwards waterfall'. Chris Martin, 39, who was raised in the city and now lives in Carnoustie, took the...

ímar: Avalanche

Folk Radio UK (blog) - 1 week ago
Yet only Ryan is Irish, while Tom and Adam Rhodes hail from the Isle of Man, Mohsen from Glasgow and Adam Brown from Suffolk. Traditional Manx .... folk bands. Leans towards traditional folk, but...

David Milton: Songs from the Bell Man

Folk Radio UK (blog) - 1 week ago
It is impeccably performed, and the music and vocal harmonies are gorgeous. The following folk standard, Greenland Whale Fisheries is given the full Milton treatment with beautiful accordion and...

Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2018 – Live Review & Tribute to Maart Allcock

Folk Radio UK (blog) - 4 weeks ago
A regular delight for me at Cropredy is to listen to, and then chat with, the current recipient of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. This year's winner, Mera Royle, is a harpist and fiddle player...

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HERITAGE: Freshwater's scout pioneer, Lord Somers

Isle of Wight County Press - 7 days ago
HERITAGE: Freshwater's scout pioneer, Lord Somers. By Community contributor Community contributor ... THE SECOND Chief Scout, succeeding Robert Baden-Powell, was born on the Isle of Wight. 0...

Archibald Knox exhibition: Liberty designer's 'sheer genius' celebrated

BBC News - 2 weeks ago
He said: "I'm fascinated by the fact that on the Isle of Man, Knox is mainly known as a watercolour artist and teacher who did some metalwork designs but to the rest of the world Knox is...

Heritage and diversity of cultures commemorated by elderly

Joburg East Express - 3 days ago
... residents were born in South Africa, many come from diverse backgrounds and have roots in Italy, Portugal, Germany, France, Poland, Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Indonesia, England, Scotland,...

HERITAGE: Looking back at the Isle of Wight over the years

Isle of Wight County Press - 3 weeks ago
LETTERS were received from Island prisoners of war in Turkey that described their conditions and spoke of sadness at lost men. Sergt. H. Porter, of Newport, who was in Angora, wrote: "We had a...

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