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Tributes paid to Harold Leece, who has passed away

The 96-year-old was a popular farmer and TT fan

Tributes are being paid to Harold Leece, who has passed away.

The 96-year-old, who was a well-known Manx farmer and lifelong TT fan, died this weekend.

He won the Spirit of the TT award in 2015, for years of hospitality to fans at his farm on the approach to Gorse Lea.

That section of the course is now officially called Harold's.

TT winner Charlie Williams was a regular guest in the garden.

Several years ago Harold sent a jigsaw picture of himself and Charlie at the farm as a Christmas gift:

You can listen to a longer discussion with Manx Radio's Tim Glover here:

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