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No TT ents on Douglas prom this year

Disappointment for Purple Helmets

The voice of the Purple Helmets says he’s disappointed the stunt riders won’t be gracing Douglas promenade this year – because there’ll be no roads-closed entertainment.

Derry Kissack says although the troupe will be performing their annual show at Onchan Raceway on Mad Sunday, they won’t be doing their usual act outside Bushy’s Beer Tent.

He says the government has badly underestimated visitor demand for entertainment outside the landmark venue.

And he says it’s not the first time:

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