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IoM sailings between Heysham affected due to tidal conditions

Sailings between the Isle of Man and Heysham have been revised following tidal condition assesments.

The Steam Packet Company have rescheduled today's 14:15 sailing from Heysham to Douglas to depart at 15:30.

Departures over the next three days may also be affected.

Passengers should check the company's website for more information.

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Five women elected into IoM Legislative Council

Government Buildings in Douglas Credit: ITV

Five women have been elected as members of the Isle of Man's Legislative Council today.

Members of the House of Keys voted in favour of Jane Poole-Wilson, Kate Lord-Brennan, Tanya Humbles, Marlene Hendy and Kerry Sharpe.

15 candidates were nominated overall, with each member needing 13 votes to secure a win.

The Legislative Council is made up of 11 members, with others securing wins including Kevin Cartledge, Shirley Corlett, Dawn Joughin, Juan Kelly, Andrea Chambers, John Skinner, Alistair Ramsay, Christine Wheeler, Richard Furner and Andrew Hardy.

WATCH: IoM School children plant trees for 10th anniversary of Trees of Life project

Credit: ITV Granada

School children on the Isle of Man have planted the 5,000th tree ten years on from saplings first planted at Conrhenny plantation.

'Trees For Life' saw Year 1 and Year 3 pupils from Henry Bloom Noble Primary plant the 5,000th tree in the community woodland.

Some saplings had been brought over from Scotland for the occasion.


WATCH: Beach Buddies help clean up Isle of Man

Volunteers in the Isle of Man are helping every week to stop the island's beaches becoming a wasteland.

Bill started Beach Buddies after collecting 30,000 plastic bottles in just six weeks. Helen McKenna reports.

  • You can find more about Beach Buddies here.
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