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    Thread: Not again
Post: RE: Not again

There was an uptick here just before practice week. A Robbie Williams gig in Manchester by all accounts. Swiftly followed by TT was almost guaranteed to spread it.
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 11 3,052 13-06-2024, 01:19 PM
    Thread: Taxi Fares.
Post: RE: Taxi Fares.

IOM Taxi fares are comparable with must UK cities. Fuel, repairs and servicing all cost more here too. The recent increases were very small, but the big one hidden in amongst it all was the premium ra...
taxman General Discussion 3 1,591 30-04-2024, 05:21 PM
    Thread: I of M newbie
Post: RE: I of M newbie

(24-04-2024, 01:38 PM)Fescue Wrote: About 37 days to go......So, I've traveled to South Africa two years ago and used both debit and credit card with ease, and really with minimal fees. And if I nee...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 26 35,985 30-04-2024, 05:15 PM
    Thread: I of M newbie
Post: RE: I of M newbie

(25-03-2024, 03:04 AM)Fescue Wrote: Thanks, taxman.  And I like the suggestion for the off-the-beaten path places to visit. More my thing. And because I do want to be mobile, is the Go Card the way ...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 26 35,985 15-04-2024, 05:03 PM
    Thread: I of M newbie
Post: RE: I of M newbie

We operate a very strict north/south divide and anything "south of the bridge" (Ballaugh Bridge) is a dark and mysterious world that nobody goes to - in fact Douglas is known as "that Douglas" for thi...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 26 35,985 21-03-2024, 02:38 PM
    Thread: I of M newbie
Post: RE: I of M newbie

(11-03-2024, 01:07 PM)Fescue Wrote: Road map delivered. I see that as essential to carry along. And I am staying in Ramsey for the duration. Let me know of the must stop restaurants, pubs, local sto...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 26 35,985 20-03-2024, 01:10 PM
    Thread: Captain Sparkle and Mr LED
Post: RE: Captain Sparkle and Mr LED

It was the DJ not the commentator - at least one of them would've known!! :wave
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 2,160 29-08-2023, 10:39 AM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Happy to chip in too.
taxman General Discussion 60 21,776 24-05-2023, 01:16 PM
    Thread: Caleys no more!
Post: RE: Caleys no more!

Rosie at the Sulby Glen has taken over some of the shop functions at the Pub.
taxman General Discussion 4 3,758 17-04-2023, 05:37 PM
    Thread: Manx money again
Post: RE: Manx money again

We haven't ditched the round pounds so they're all good to go.
taxman General Discussion 5 3,524 17-04-2023, 05:36 PM
  Cool Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

I suspect you'll find that unless you listen to the radio or engage with social media, you'll miss stuff. On Monday there was a scheduled 0930 closure. It was then postponed an hour to 1030, then for...
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 4,676 31-08-2022, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Mcguinness
Post: RE: Mcguinness

Yup, he blew the engine up to the point that they couldn't fix it in time for the race.
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 1 2,668 30-08-2022, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Travel query
Post: RE: Travel query

Could try one of these https://www.citizencard.com/apply-for-a-...ard-online
taxman General Discussion 6 5,346 19-07-2022, 01:23 PM
    Thread: Travel query
Post: RE: Travel query

Try here donny https://www.easyjet.com/en/help/boarding...nformation
taxman General Discussion 6 5,346 18-07-2022, 05:31 PM
    Thread: Manx money
Post: RE: Manx money

Deffo OK Rich, we haven't gone placcy yet just as the Cap advises.
taxman General Discussion 16 10,800 01-06-2022, 12:01 AM
    Thread: ‘TT LOCK-IN’: 8 DAYS OF EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT
Post: RE: ‘TT LOCK-IN’: 8 DAYS OF EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONT...

Manx Radio doing some stuff too Malcolm https://mmo.aiircdn.com/61/5ece5fe7c6160.pdf Yes, Taxman I put a link up a week or so ago on the Manx Radio TT2020 coverage, and for those who have forgott...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 4 6,574 31-05-2020, 04:53 PM
    Thread: Not good!
Post: RE: Not good!

(26-05-2020, 04:21 PM)scaramanga Wrote: is there not a 3 year limit to place a personal injury claim As always scara, poor reporting. This isn't a new case. It was brought several years back. The C...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,775 31-05-2020, 04:51 PM
    Thread: 2020 Festival of Motorcycling Regulations: All riders and teams must read
Post: RE: 2020 Festival of Motorcycling Regulations: All...

(19-03-2020, 07:13 PM)Revvin rich Wrote: Any idea what's happening about this years manx or is it still in the lap of the gods. No news at present Rich. It seems unlikely in the present circumstance...
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 11 15,678 26-03-2020, 10:57 AM
    Thread: Camping outside of tt fortnight
Post: RE: Camping outside of tt fortnight

Official Gov site may assist https://www.visitisleofman.com/stay/camp...motorhomes
taxman General Discussion 7 8,546 16-03-2020, 06:20 PM
    Thread: TT 2020 Cancelled
Post: TT 2020 Cancelled

https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...cancelled/
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,058 16-03-2020, 06:17 PM
    Thread: New name found for a corner.
Post: RE: New name found for a corner.

Some more info here https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMV0...sle_of_Man
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 18 24,777 04-02-2020, 06:44 PM
    Thread: Glen Lough camping.
Post: RE: Glen Lough camping.

Sorry Jan but I've not found anything yet. Roy Moore has promised he'll have a look through his collection so I'll follow up with him.
taxman General Discussion 6 8,457 18-11-2019, 02:57 PM
    Thread: Government puts TT broadcasts to tender
Post: RE: Government puts TT broadcasts to tender

Some more details here https://www.gov.im/media/1367497/officia...291119.pdf
taxman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 1 1,646 18-11-2019, 02:54 PM
    Thread: Glen Lough camping.
Post: RE: Glen Lough camping.

There's a couple of facebook nostalgia pages. I'll have a look through later for you Jan.
taxman General Discussion 6 8,457 12-11-2019, 02:01 PM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

(12-09-2019, 06:33 PM)c iom tt Wrote: MM DID mention him by name at the original Inquest. SC is/was paid by the ACU.  Payscale came from a VERY reliable source. It will all come out in the wash. The...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 12 18,496 13-09-2019, 01:11 PM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

I'm no SC fan nor am I his public defender however there've been a couple of things pop up in this thread which are not supported by the evidence. Firstly, the Coroner of Inquests didn't name SC as s...
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 12 18,496 12-09-2019, 01:51 PM
    Thread: A Message from the Orange Army
Post: RE: A Message from the Orange Army

I don't think its that bad numpty tbh. Saturday is always a struggle at MGP and the weather was against them too.  Sunday was simply that a number had other plans and left him a little short. It'll be...
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 5,329 19-08-2019, 01:27 PM
    Thread: Is TT sustainable
Post: RE: Is TT sustainable

Great stuff fellas - enjoyed reading it all. I agree that the makeover was needed and appears to have worked. Its fantastic to watch the stars of tomorrow gradually building up their speeds. Davey To...
taxman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 45 20,417 14-06-2019, 01:42 PM
    Thread: Tuesday 28th May + Report, Pics & Results
Post: RE: Tuesday 28th May

Hutchy reported to be bruised but back at the paddock and asking about buying lottery tickets!!
taxman Practice Week 8 4,957 28-05-2019, 11:27 PM
    Thread: Radio TT
Post: RE: Radio TT

(28-05-2019, 09:49 AM)Prilly Man Wrote: okay now , seems a bit more familiar this morning. Manx Telecom adds , Prodigy all sounds familiar In 2018 and earlier years the TT and FOM were large sportin...
taxman General Discussion 8 11,435 28-05-2019, 01:16 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT live timing?

IOMTT.COM was run by Duke Marketing Limited in some form of partnership with the IOM Government. That partnership (as I understand it) has ended and the IOM Government has launched its own site https...
taxman General Discussion 54 80,130 22-05-2019, 01:08 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

(19-05-2019, 07:38 PM)veefour Wrote: I have found & tried signing in on the iom tt live 2019 app. but just get Server Error 403 - Access is denied !!  :huh: I'm told that the new app will be up ...
taxman General Discussion 54 80,130 22-05-2019, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Clinch's Leisure granted TT tent licence
Post: RE: Clinch's Leisure granted TT tent licence

(21-05-2019, 12:16 PM)chris4652009 Wrote: I'd read that the hooded ram weren't doing the beer tent down by the ferry terminal this year...I didn't think anyone was! Malcolm's post was from March and...
taxman General Discussion 4 7,366 21-05-2019, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Booking
Post: RE: Booking

(20-05-2019, 01:07 PM)c iom tt Wrote: It seems to get worse every year. The year before last, I spat my dummy and said I am not going after trying to get through on the home phone,my mobile, and try...
taxman General Discussion 18 18,570 20-05-2019, 01:12 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

(15-05-2019, 09:37 AM)Revvin rich Wrote: I'm a bit confused will there be a radio TT like it used to be and will we still be able to tune in to the commentary. Yes and yes. Its basically the same as...
taxman General Discussion 8 14,159 15-05-2019, 12:53 PM
    Thread: Marshals
Post: RE: Marshals

Privacy Policy is here https://www.iomttmarshals.com/legal/priv...icyrivgacy
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 3 16,705 02-05-2019, 01:18 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

Beats me HH. Try this one https://services.gov.im/freedom-of-information/search The request is dated 14 March 2019 and is called "Tender Manx Radio". They're stored in chronological order so its quit...
taxman General Discussion 8 14,159 02-05-2019, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

A bit more info on this is now available through an FOI request https://iom.icasework.com/servlet/servle...2Skw%3D%3D
taxman General Discussion 8 14,159 01-05-2019, 01:23 PM
    Thread: 2019 START NUMBERS AND ENTRIES REVEALED
Post: RE: 2019 START NUMBERS AND ENTRIES REVEALED

(19-03-2019, 03:36 PM)kilbil Wrote: Josh Brookes out then. Kilbil Yep - he tweeted that on 6 March https://twitter.com/joshbrookes?lang=en
taxman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 3 2,576 21-03-2019, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Flying query
Post: RE: Flying query

Donny, as a regular flyer I can offer the following; Legal requirements There are none. The IOM is within the common travel area and no id is formally required. British Airways operate the route from...
taxman General Discussion 9 14,761 15-03-2019, 02:24 PM
    Thread: 2019 TT ferry invoice
Post: RE: 2019 TT ferry invoice

IOM Government regulate the fares and always have done. A like for like booking will be more expensive as the fares were increased by RPI/CPI inflation. The company are operating in the same way as m...
taxman General Discussion 12 17,051 26-02-2019, 02:13 PM
    Thread: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation
Post: RE: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of ser...

This appeared this week on the listings for IOM Courts https://www.courts.im/media/2024/chancery.pdf If there's litigation then the details of the incident may come out in the wash.
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 6 11,312 13-02-2019, 02:25 PM
    Thread: Best/ cheapest Taxis
Post: RE: Best/ cheapest Taxis

Taxi fares are regulated by the Government. An operator may charge less than the regulated fare but not more. premium rates apply between 12.00am and 6.00am or on Sunday and public holidays. Taxi far...
taxman General Discussion 6 11,952 10-09-2018, 01:14 PM
    Thread: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcycling Radio Broadcasting Contract
Post: RE: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcy...

What a pickle. First of all, to set the scene, one of our dimwitted politicos has instigated yet another Parliamentary review of Manx Radio. A report has been published and Parliament will deliberate...
taxman General Discussion 12 17,552 05-09-2018, 01:17 PM
    Thread: 'Cross-over' between Classic TT and MGP events possible
Post: RE: 'Cross-over' between Classic TT and MGP events...

H2p I think you've misread this one. Callister is a bit of a clown, albeit a well intended one. He dived into IOM politics and still believes he can keep everyone happy. He's been getting lots of sti...
taxman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 5,770 22-08-2018, 01:09 PM
    Thread: car crash
Post: RE: car crash

I'd heard that Nev - well done to all concerned.
taxman General Discussion 16 20,481 22-06-2018, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Monday Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Monday Night Practice Session + Report & Pics

tricky question IMHO. I'm very familiar with the type of surgery he's had and it definitely takes it our of you physically and mentally. I suspect he's not quite on it, although his times are pretty ...
taxman Practice Week 8 4,539 29-05-2018, 01:17 PM
    Thread: extended 50 limits across the mountain this year
Post: RE: extended 50 limits across the mountain this ye...

(23-05-2018, 01:11 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: The end of speed limit used to be as soon as you were past The Hairpin, used to nail it up through The Waterworks. It's been past the Gooseneck for a long time. T...
taxman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 9 5,002 24-05-2018, 01:12 PM
    Thread: extended 50 limits across the mountain this year
Post: RE: extended 50 limits across the mountain this ye...

I live here Chris and there are no significant changes other than a 50mph on the Ramsey-Douglas coast road. The 50 limit has always extended up past the Gooseneck and ends just before Joey's
taxman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 9 5,002 23-05-2018, 12:43 PM
    Thread: I'll come back again!
Post: RE: I'll come back again!

Great stuff Silja. I'll keep an eye out for you all.
taxman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 23,324 18-05-2018, 01:06 PM