An Army Reserve Centre will officially open on the Isle of Man today after a successful recruitment drive.
Plans were announced earlier this year to bring it back after almost half a century. The event will include a flag-raising ceremony and a standing parade by the island's new Reservists.
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The funeral of Apprentice star Stuart Baggs has begun in Douglas on the Isle of Man.
The 27-year-old died after suffering an asthma attack last month.
The funeral of The Apprentice star Stuart Baggs, who died following an asthma attack, will be held on the Isle of Man later.
Stuart became famous on the show for some of his catchphrases including one where he described himself as "Baggs the Brand".
The service will be held at St Ninians Church in Douglas.
His family have set up a Facebook page called "Wear Blue for Stu" asking well wishers to post pictures of themselves wearing something Blue in his memory.
The Apprentice star Stuart Baggs died as a result of asthma.
The 27-year-old businessman, from the Isle of Man, was found dead on July 30th.
Inspector Michelle McKillop said:
“It is clear that this is a tragic and premature loss of such a hardworking and visionary young man. We extend our thoughts to the family at this sad time."
A contestant on the BBC programme 'The Apprentice', Stuart Baggs, has been found dead in the Isle of Man.
Police say there is 'nothing obvious to indicate the cause' of the 27-year-old businessman's death.
He was famous for calling himself 'Stuart Baggs the brand' in the sixth series of the hit show.
British champion Peter Kennaugh has abandoned the Tour de France, because of illness.
Kennaugh, from the Isle of Man, was part of the team which supported Froome to the 2013 title.
The 26-year-old was 146th at the start of the 201-kilometres route from Bourg de Peage to Gap, almost two and a half hours behind Froome.
Kennaugh, who won London 2012 Olympic gold in the team pursuit on the track, successfully retained his British title on June 28 in Lincoln.
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A fire broke out in the chimney stack of a ferry making its way from Douglas to Heysham during the 08.45 crossing this morning.
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company engineers say they have contained the situation aboard the Ben-my-Chree. The engineers have allowed the vessel to continue with her journey to Heysham.
The company say no passengers or crew have been injured, and added that there is no significant damage to the vessel.
An Army Reserve unit is being set up on the Isle of Man for the first time in nearly half a century.
It is part of efforts to give part-time soliders a bigger role in our defence.
The army wants to establish a reserve unit on the Isle of Man for the first time in 50 years. The plans are part of an increased role for The Army Reserve. They hope the Isle of Man Reserve force will include engineers and medics as well as infantry.