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SO MUCH MORE FROM MICROGAMING THIS SEPTEMBER

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming and Quickfire operators have so much to look forward to in September, with a trio of new online slots set for release! Three brand new games will launch in September: So Many Monsters, So Much Candy and So Much Sushi. The So Much More themed games are five reel, 25 […]

KING WILLIAM’S COLLEGE ACHIEVES 38% A*/A at GCSE

Students at King William’s College have again achieved a very strong set of results. The highlights were as follows   38% of all exams awarded A* or A grades.  87% of all exams awarded A* – C grades.   8 students achieved straight A*/As or were within one grade of doing so.   Anna Hall gained 11 A*s. […]

Claremont Wins Award for Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel

Claremont Wins Award for Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel

The Claremont hotel is celebrating the conferral of a prestigious international award after winning the ‘Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel 2014’ at the annual World Travel Awards. The prize will add to the Claremont’s growing list of accolades, which now includes the 4-Star Silver Award from Visit Isle of Man, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the […]

Tracey Bell introduce Dr Razvan Savu and Digital Dentistry

Tracey Bell introduce Dr Razvan Savu and Digital Dentistry

Tracey Bell, Isle of Man is pleased to introduce our new dentist Dr Razvan Savu, with 13 years experience in cosmetic dentistry and root canal treatment under the microscope. Dr Razvan Savu is an experienced restorative dentist who has a special interest in endodontic (Root Canal treatments), Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental implantology. Dr Bell said, “It is a […]

Appointments

Vote for Chris and Out2Play to win Wild Hero Award!

Vote for Chris and Out2Play to win Wild Hero Award!

A play worker at The Children’s Centre has been short-listed for a BBC Countryfile Magazine award. Play Development Officer Chris Gregory is one of only five nominees in the running for the Professional Wild Hero accolade which is open to nominations from the UK and Isle of Man. The winner will be chosen by public […]

SMP ACCOUNTING & TAX APPOINTS RACHAEL HOOPER AS TAX MANAGER

SMP ACCOUNTING & TAX APPOINTS RACHAEL HOOPER AS TAX MANAGER

SMP Accounting & Tax Limited, one of the Island’s largest accounting and tax firms, has appointed Rachael Hooper as a Manager in its Tax Department. Rachael will be working in all areas of UK, Isle of Man and International taxation, with a particular focus on UK resident non-UK domiciled individuals, Trusts and Inheritance Tax. After […]

Grant Thornton recruits four trainee accountants as business grows

Grant Thornton recruits four trainee accountants as business grows

Grant Thornton has taken on four trainees as the accountancy and auditing firm’s business in the Isle of Man continues to grow. Julian Cheetham, Matthew Christian, Chris Kneen, and Sarah Leece have joined the team in the Douglas offices and are all working towards professional accountancy qualifications. Managing Director Dennis McGurgan said: ‘I am delighted […]

Scottish Widows appoints new risk and compliance manager

Scottish Widows appoints new risk and compliance manager

Scottish Widows has appointed a new risk and compliance manager, a role that incorporates the regulatory position of MLRO. The appointment marks a promotion for Jane Pimbblet, currently risk consultant and deputy MLRO, and follows the retirement of her predecessor Helen Critchley after 19 years with the company, which is part of the Lloyds Banking […]

Events

Limited edition Mugen postcard and gift pack to celebrate John McGuinness’ 21st victory at SES TT Zero

Limited edition Mugen postcard and gift pack to celebrate John McGuinness’ 21st victory at SES TT Zero

Isle of Man Post Office has unveiled a limited edition gift pack and postcard celebrating John McGuinness’ stunning new lap record win at this year’s TT Zero race on the Japanese Mugen Shinden, where he claimed his 21st TT victory. Despite his wrist injury the Morecambe Missile completed the one lap at an impressive 117.366 […]

Bowls event boosts funds for Manx Cancer Help

£3,300 was raised for Manx Cancer Help at the charity’s First Time Bowlers Team Event organised in partnership with Barclays. 120 people took part in the fully subscribed event at Nobles Park last month which aimed to introduce people to bowls and promote the sport whilst raising money for the local cancer charity. The event […]

BMW Group Classic brings together past and present on the Isle of Man

BMW Group Classic brings together past and present on the Isle of Man

The BMW Group Classic is bringing together past and present in a stunning paddock exhibition at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. The exhibition will run from Saturday 23rd to Tuesday 26th August. The German manufacturer will have a significant presence at the Grandstand with a large truck and marquee […]

Equiom Staff Skydive for Breast Cancer

Equiom Staff Skydive for Breast Cancer

A team of three Equiom staff have raised an impressive £1,000 for the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group by parachuting from 12,000 feet. Sophie Campbell, Will Challoner and Adam Fretwell took their first tandem jumps from a Black Hawk plane on 30th May to raise funds for the charity, whose patron is Equiom Group’s Managing […]

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Coming Home for Tynwald Day

Coming Home for Tynwald Day

One of the UK’s leading film critics, Mark Kermode, who has Manx roots, will be among many ‘coming home’ for Tynwald Day. Mark Kermode and his mother Audrey will be joining other guests of the President of Tynwald, Clare Christian, at the Tynwald Day ceremony on Monday July 7th. This year’s national day celebrations will […]

Nationwide International wins Moneyfacts award

A night of success at the Moneyfacts Annual Awards 2014 in London has seen Isle of Man based Nationwide International, the offshore branch of Nationwide Building Society, pick up the “Best Account Offshore Provider” award. Sylvia Waycot, Publishing Director, Moneyfacts, said: “By offering an excellent overall offshore product range across numerous currencies, including no notice, […]

Shared Equity Schemes – Consultation Response

The Department of Health and Social Care has today published a response to the recent consultation on replacing the current House Purchase Assistance Scheme, with two Shared Equity Schemes. The consultation was launched in March 2014 and sought comments on two new distinct Shared Equity Schemes: First Home Choice aims to assist First Time Buyers […]

Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

Manx Gas is looking to “invest in the youth of the island” by offering up to three apprenticeships to candidates who can demonstrate their desire to work in an engineering based environment. “After a difficult few years and a major restructure of the business we are now able to provide these opportunities,” said Robert Gardner, […]

Community News

Island DEC collection for Gaza raises over £4,600

A street collection held in the Isle of Man last weekend for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Gaza has raised over £4,600. The money, collected by volunteers in Douglas, Ramsey, Peel, Castletown and Port Erin, has gone directly to the DEC to be distributed to aid agencies working to provide humanitarian support to the […]

Manx Telecom takes immediate action to protect public

Following recent reports of Island residents being targeted by phone scam fraudsters, Manx Telecom has made technical changes to the fixed line network to add an extra safeguard against this type of crime. Recent incidents have involved criminals posing as bank officials to try and get victims to hand over their account details and security […]

Updated driving theory test to be introduced

Updated driving theory test to be introduced

An updated driving theory test is being introduced to better reflect the demands of modern motoring in the Isle of Man. It has been developed by officers from the Department of Infrastructure in conjunction with their counterparts in Jersey and Guernsey. This collaborative working has enabled the theory test questions to reflect the unique aspects […]

Property condition reports introduced

Property condition reports signed by both a landlord and tenant at the beginning and end of tenancy agreements will be introduced from October 2014. The Housing Minister, Deputy Andrew Green, signed a ministerial order today which will introduce the reports as part of the new Residential Tenancy Law. The reports will be compulsory and record […]

Charity News

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

This year’s TT collection on board Steam Packet Company vessels in aid of the Rob Vine Fund raised in excess of £13,000, lifting the total raised by passengers over the years past the £200,000 mark. The annual collection started, as many great ideas do, over a pint in the pub, following a conversation many years […]

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

A group of prison officers and inmates undertook a sponsored walk from Jurby Prison to the old Victoria Road prison site in Douglas earlier this month to raise funds for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice. The route was mostly cross country, ascending the challenging Ballacobb and round the back of Beinn-y-Phott. The group followed the Millennium […]

Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

The inaugural Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day held last Thursday (19th June), raised a magnificent £8,170 for the charity. Eighteen teams took on the 18 holes of Mount Murray Golf Club and the AM-AM competition proved even hotter than the weather. At the finish, two were tied on 118 points with the winners – […]

A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

The Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, is delighted to announce the publication of its calendar for 2015. Showcasing spectacular Manx wildlife and scenes, the calendar has been very generously sponsored by PokerStars through their corporate giving programme, Helping Hands. A longstanding Gold Corporate Member of the Manx Wildlife Trust, PokerStars launched […]

Other News

SMP PARTNERS PRESENTS £2,000 TO CHARITY OF THE YEAR

SMP PARTNERS PRESENTS £2,000 TO CHARITY OF THE YEAR

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

SMP Partners has presented £2,000 raised thanks to the efforts of staff during the Parish Walk and Citywing Plane Pull to Manx Cancer Help, the firm’s Charity of the Year for 2014. SMP Partners employees competed against 10 rival teams to pull an aeroplane over a 34 yard course during the Citywing-organised event in July, […]

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A WINNING COMBINATION – ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE SPONSORS LAXEY AFC UNDER 5’S

A WINNING COMBINATION – ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE SPONSORS LAXEY AFC UNDER 5’S

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to the sponsor the Laxey AFC Juniors football kits for the coming season. The Isle of Man Post Office Sponsorship Committee was approached by the Club offering it the opportunity to support approximately 20 under 5′s players’ football shirts which are now emblazoned with the Post Office’s logo. […]

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CLASSIC TT PADDOCK RETURNS TO 1980′S AND GETS READY TO ROCK

CLASSIC TT PADDOCK RETURNS TO 1980′S AND GETS READY TO ROCK

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The theme of this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts is the 1980′s – the golden years of Joey Dunlop’s incredible career when he won five consecutive TT Formula 1 World Championships and 12 of his eventual tally of 26 wins. The Classic TT paddock will be turning back the clock this Friday 22nd […]

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Team Isle of Man visit Number 10!

Team Isle of Man visit Number 10!

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Team Isle of Man competitors and two officials attended a reception hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Team Captain Alex Hedges and fellow gymnast Mukunda Measuria, shooter Rachel Glover, and swimmer Niamh Robinson, were joined by Assistant General Team Manager Chris Till, and […]

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