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Carl Phillips

Richard Petrie

BBC Sport NI

Lisburn rider Carl Phillips says the North West 200 "gave him a bit of a taste for road racing" after revealing he will compete at the Manx Grand Prix this year.

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Derek Sheils

Richard Petrie

BBC Sport NI

In light of the financial difficulties being experienced by the Ulster Grand Prix and the demise of the Enniskillen road races we ask does road racing in Ireland have a future?

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The father and daughter saving lives at sea

Peter and Lavinia Washington volunteer with the lifeboat service on the Isle of Man
On the Isle of Man, off the north-west coast of England, father-daughter team Peter and Lavinia Washington spend their free time volunteering at sea. Together they work with the lifeboat service in sometimes rough and dangerous waters. They speak to Emily Webb about being on call 24/7 ready to rescue people who’ve got into trouble at sea. 

Picture: Peter and Lavinia Washington in front of the lifeboat they work on              
Credit: Courtesy of Peter and Lavinia Washington