In this week’s Isle of Man Examiner, we report an MHK’s concern about a letter from Manx Telecom to its customers.

He’s not happy about what he sees as ’guerilla marketing’.

We also talk to Manx Telecom about the letter.

MT’s rival, Sure, is in the news too. We hear about a security breach.

Also this week:

Two pages of photos from the Southern Agricultural Show.

Big news for Port St Mary’s Bayqueen hotel.

Planners have been discussing the Empire Garage flats plan in Peel.

A new headteacher for Pulrose’s primary school.

A burglar who stole a donations jar is sentenced.

Douglas’s wandering peacock has been captured.

There’s a plan for an obelisk in Onchan, while our Buildings at Risk feature looks at the oldest parts of the village.

We hear more about the purchase of a £1m MRI scanner for the hospital.

’No chance’ was the first response from the Isle of Man Prison governor when asked if ITV could film a documentary there.

What changed his mind?

Plans to create a wetlands nature reserve in the north of the island have taken a step further.

And there’s good news about the plan to create a forest around Ramsey.

A new shared cycleway and pedestrian footpath is being created on the coast road in the south of the island.

The volunteers of the Groudle Glen Railway didn’t let the rain dampen their parade as they officially launched their two new steam engines Otter and Brown Bear this weekend.

A campaign that aims to replace finger prick blood testing with painless monitors for children has reached its first year anniversary.

A man has been convicted of common assault after a row outside the Crosby pub.

Songs of Praise television presenter Pam Rhodes is to give a talk about leprosy.

School’s out for summer, so what are the students getting up to? We ask a number we meet in Strand Street.

Teenager Katie Alice O’Sullivan has been sentenced after committing nine offences in just over four months.

Port Erin Commissioners are refurbishing the play area at Athol Park in a major £90,000 overhaul. But could they choose a worse time to do it?

A man who’s making a business of cleaning other people’s shoes.

As usual, there are 10 pages of business news, your letters, the Final Whistle sports section, Terry Cringle’s Times Past and lots of community news.

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Source: IoMToday