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Isle of Man Stamps & Coins launches limited edition postmark cover to mark 50 years of Peel Cars

Isle of Man Post Office is celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the Peel Engineering P50 and Trident with a special edition postmark cover limited to just 500 hand numbered items, and will also be participating in the ‘Peels to Peel Festival’ launch event, organised by Peel Car owners and enthusiasts in partnership with The […]

Kenyan delegation praises study visit to Tynwald

Kenyan delegation praises study visit to Tynwald

A delegation from the County Assembly of Laikipia in Kenya has completed a study visit to Tynwald and found the experience ‘extremely valuable’. Arranged by the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald the visit built on that of April 2011 when officers from the parliament of Kenya came to study the structure and operation of […]

Uncover Captives with Barclays

‘Captives Uncovered’ is an initiative from Barclays Wealth and Investment Management to offer frank insights into the captives sector from industry experts. Featuring a dedicated website and a LinkedIn networking group, ‘Captives Uncovered’ aims to help Captives professionals exchange views and information online and learn from industry experts. Six new interviews have just been published […]

Department of Infrastructure supports civil engineering campaign

Department of Infrastructure supports civil engineering campaign

The importance of civil engineering in shaping the Isle of Man’s infrastructure is being highlighted as part of a nationwide campaign. ‘This is Civil Engineering’ banners will be appearing at the sites of major local projects to raise public awareness and encourage more people to consider a career in the industry. The Department of Infrastructure […]

Appointments

New Director of Civil Aviation for the Isle of Man announced

New Director of Civil Aviation for the Isle of Man announced

The Department of Economic Development has announced that Simon Williams will take over the role as the Isle of Man’s new Director of Civil Aviation on October 1st 2014 replacing Hartley Elder who retired earlier this year. Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK commented: ‘I am delighted to welcome Simon Williams to the Department […]

Two key appointments will help lead change and develop Island’s health service

Two key managerial appointments which will help to lead change and develop the Island’s health service have been made by the Department of Health and Social Care. Mrs Michaela Morris will take up post as Managing Director for Acute Services reporting directly to the Department’s new Chief Executive Mark Charters.  The new post – which […]

Edgewater Expands with Three New Appointments

Edgewater Expands with Three New Appointments

Edgewater Associates has embarked upon a significant new expansion programme with the appointment of three new members to its financial consultancy team. Rob O’Connor, Sid Ludbe and Heather Roberts have been appointed to the Isle of Man based financial services provider as Senior Financial Consultant and Client Managers, respectively, in a measure which reinforces the […]

New appointment for Moore Stephens Crew Benefits Jackie Baker

New appointment for Moore Stephens Crew Benefits Jackie Baker

Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – Moore Stephens are pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Baker, adviser in the Crew Benefits advisory team. “We’re really pleased to welcome Jackie to the Moore Stephens family,” said Clive Dixon, managing partner in Moore Stephens. “She has a wealth of experience working with yacht crew and will certainly […]

Events

TT LEGEND LOUGHER AND YOUNG GUN COWTON SET FOR HEAD TO HEAD IN MOTORSPORT MERCHANDISE FORMULA 2 CLASSIC TT RACE

TT LEGEND LOUGHER AND YOUNG GUN COWTON SET FOR HEAD TO HEAD IN MOTORSPORT MERCHANDISE FORMULA 2 CLASSIC TT RACE

The Motorsport Merchandise Formula Two Race will be the final race to get underway at this year’s Classic TT presented by Bennetts. Last year’s race featured a battle royal between eventual race winner Chris Palmer and runner-up James Cowton and this year’s race promises to be another thrilling contest. Although Palmer has now hung up […]

Manx Telecom helps children affected by Chernobyl  disaster phone home during Island trip

Manx Telecom helps children affected by Chernobyl disaster phone home during Island trip

Children from an area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are visiting the Island as part of an annual trip organised by the Isle of Man branch of the Friends of Chernobyl’s Children (FOCC) charity. During the visit the youngsters were welcomed as special guests at Manx Telecom’s headquarters where they were given free calls […]

National Service of Commemoration

A National Service of Commemoration is being held in the Isle of Man to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. The service will take place during the afternoon of Sunday 3 August at St George’s Church in Douglas. Prayers and readings will be given by Bishop Robert Paterson, Archdeacon Andrew […]

DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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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

Emergency funding supports response to Ebola outbreak

Emergency funding from the Isle of Man is supporting efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly disease in Sierra Leone. An outbreak of Ebola has already claimed the lives of hundreds of people in the Kailahun District of the country. The International Development Committee of the Council of Ministers is assisting the humanitarian response […]

Equiom Solutions to kit out Manx Feva squad for World Championships

Equiom Solutions to kit out Manx Feva squad for World Championships

Equiom Solutions, part of the Equiom Group of companies, has announced its sponsorship of the Manx Feva sailing squad. The Isle of Man based tax services provider will supply branded t-shirts and spinnakers for the squad to take to the RS Feva World Dinghy Championships in Carnac, Brittany.   The Manx Feva squad, which consists of […]

Millennium Way Relay runners pound out the miles for charity

Millennium Way Relay runners pound out the miles for charity

Fifteen teams completed the Millennium Way Relay run on Saturday (July 19) raising around £2,000 for The Children’s Centre in the process. The event, sponsored by Canada Life International, saw teams of four running the 28-mile multi-terrain course from Ramsey to Castletown. Two solo runners also raced the full distance. The team competition was based […]

A real find: Braddan School pioneers geocaching project

A real find: Braddan School pioneers geocaching project

Island of Culture’s legacy is set to be strengthened after Braddan School pioneered a geocaching project for the Island’s primary schools. The project is the work of Lisa Nelson, a teacher at the school, in collaboration with David Reeder from Ballacottier School’s Rainbow Room Mrs Nelson explained: ‘I wanted to get children engaged with Island […]

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

Wi-Manx give serviced offices an ultra-high speed fibre internet connection

Wi-Manx give serviced offices an ultra-high speed fibre internet connection

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wi-Manx have installed a superfast fibre connection into serviced office provider Dixcart’s flagship building Britannia House. A gateway for many new start-ups and tech firms fresh to the island, Dixcart has been responsible for attracting dozens of companies to the island creating jobs and generating tangible benefits to the local economy. The move will give […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins is delighted to present a special postmark cover, limited to just 100 editions, to mark the Centenary of the Southern District Agricultural Society and showcase the work of the Manx Ark Project. This year’s Centennial show will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of July at Great […]

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