Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Paul Kneen attends International Festival for Business 2014

Paul Kneen attends International Festival for Business 2014

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paul Kneen, Chief Executive Officer of Abacus Financial Services Group, recently returned from the ‘Knowledge, Professional & Financial Services Week’ which formed part of the seven week International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB) in Liverpool. During his visit he joined a panel of expert speakers for the Isle of Man Department of Economic Development’s ‘Managing Your Family Office with Confidence’ […]

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Public advised to be ‘Tick aware’ as summer heats up

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The recent good weather has been associated with an increasing number of people reporting tick bites, with some people attending Noble’s Hospital for treatment. Ticks are small, spider like creatures that feed on the blood of animals and humans.  They vary in size depending on the developmental stage. Ticks are usually found in moist areas […]

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Douglas to support Lights Out campaign on August 4th

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas is to join local authorities and national organisations across the UK on Monday August 4th by supporting the national Lights Out event, a campaign marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Lights Out invites everyone in Douglas and across the Island to support the UK initiative and turn off their […]

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Passion for parks sees Council awarded four Green Flags

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council has won four Green Flag awards. For the second year in succession Green Flags have been awarded to the marine (sunken) gardens on Douglas Promenade and Noble’s Park and, new for 2014, a further two: one for Douglas golf course, the other for a scheme at Douglas Head featuring a large-scale floral […]

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Arts Council loan collection works on display at Villa Marina exhibition

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Works from the Isle of Man Arts Council loan collection are on show in an exhibition at the Villa Marina until August 24th. ‘My Island Home’ celebrates Island of Culture 2014 and the unique place Isle of Man artists call home. The exhibition features works by the loan collection’s late founder, David Fletcher, Eileen Burgess, […]

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MBL sponsored golf tournament boosts Hospice funds

MBL sponsored golf tournament boosts Hospice funds

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second round of the prestigious KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament – which has MBL Financial as principal sponsor – is coming up on August 7 at Rowany Golf Club. The Island’s premier seniors event comprises three rounds – the first was held at Douglas Golf Course on July 3, with the grand finale […]

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The BiG Foundation announces Microgaming as Headline sponsor for The BiG Sports Dinner

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The BiG Foundation is delighted to announce Microgaming as headline sponsor for the forthcoming BiG Sports Dinner on a re-arranged date on Wednesday 10th September 2014, at The Dorchester Hotel in London. “We are delighted to have Microgaming show such an interest in this inaugural event. The founders believe there is a real need for […]

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Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce publishes Q2 Business Barometer survey

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce has revealed the results of its second ‘Business Barometer’ survey which provides data on a broad cross-section of the Island’s business sectors. The Chamber members who responded to the latest survey represented business services, finance, retail, construction, eBusiness, manufacturing, marketing, transport and tourism. The Business Barometer provides up to […]

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LLOYDS BANK STAFF MAKE THE NEWS WITH MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY

LLOYDS BANK STAFF MAKE THE NEWS WITH MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Staff from Lloyds Bank made the headlines when they took over the Manx Recorded News Service at Manx Blind Welfare Society. The service delivers recordings of articles from Isle of Man Newspapers’ publications every week to more than 100 visually impaired people across the Island, to ensure they stay fully up-to-date with current affairs. More […]

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STEAM PACKET COMPANY REPORTS HIGH DEMAND FOR ADDITIONAL MOTORCYCLE SPACES FOR THE 2015 ISLE OF MAN TT

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company dealt with a marked increase in bookings when additional motorcycle spaces for the 2015 TT went on sale on Monday morning. The Company has created more motorcycle capacity by investing in a new mezzanine deck for Manannan. The deck will be fabricated this autumn and installed ahead of […]

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