The Isle of Man Treasury minister is discussing with Manx Gas how the public can get proper value for their money.
Alf Cannan will speak to the sole provider of gas's managing director, Tony Nichols and executives about what they plan to do to address points being raised.
Residents who want Manx Gas to lower standing order charges have expressed their anger via a protest.Read the full story ›
1 in 7 workers (14%) in the North are skipping meals to make ends meet, according to new TUC poll. It says wages have stagnatedRead the full story ›
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An armed robber grabbed a terrified bank customer from behind and threatened her with a knife before fleeing with thousands of pounds in cash.
Dramatic footage shows the balaclava-wearing suspect storm the Halifax Bank at the Salford Shopping Centre in Pendleton, Manchester, armed with the blade.
The CCTV shows him running in from the car park and grabbing hold of the petrified customer as she stands at the cashier desk inside.
According to police he held the knife to her, and demanded staff hand over money.
The cashier did as he said, and within seconds is handing over the notes through the security glass.
The robber begins to scoop them into his arms, but drops some, and tries to pick them up again before running back out of the door.
Greater Manchester Police are investigating the robbery, which happened at around 2.25pm at the Sutton Way branch on June 7, and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
They described the suspect as being white, 6ft tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a balaclava and black clothing and fled with a ‘significant’ amount of cash.
“This was a brazen incident that has left an innocent member of the public terrified and it is fortunate that nobody was injured.
“This happened on a busy shopping precinct in the middle of the day when lots of people would have been around and could have seen something. “If anyone recognises the man in this footage I would urge you to contact me. It could prove to be vital in bringing him to justice.”
The Isle of Man's mobile users could still be liable to pay EU roaming charges due to being a non-member state.
In today's House of Keys sitting, Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK faced questions by Lawrie Hooper MHK, who wanted to know whether the Communications Commission could reduce the fees.
Mr Quayle said that Government could investigate prices, but not regulate.
There is an EU blanket ban coming into force on Thursday 15 June, which see roaming charges ended in member countries.
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WOMEN from across Greater Manchester will be traveling to a mass demonstration in London to protest the lack of information given to them about their pensions. The event coincides with Budget Day and is also International Women’s Day. Women from all over Greater Manchester are members of the national Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign. Gill Harris, a co-ordinator of the Leigh WASPI group, says that in 1995, the Government changed the law so that the age at which a woman could receive a state pension would move in line with men to 65.
Ryan Giggs has decided not to ask a judge to bar reporters from High Court hearings relating to his fight with ex-wife over money.Read the full story ›