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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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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Equiom Staff Skydive for Breast Cancer

Equiom Staff Skydive for Breast Cancer

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Claremont Wins Award for Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel

Claremont Wins Award for Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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Vote for Chris and Out2Play to win Wild Hero Award!

Vote for Chris and Out2Play to win Wild Hero Award!

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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Tracey Bell introduce Dr Razvan Savu and Digital Dentistry

Tracey Bell introduce Dr Razvan Savu and Digital Dentistry

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Pyrenean cycle challenge raises £8,625 for The Children’s Centre

Pyrenean cycle challenge raises £8,625 for The Children’s Centre

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nine Manx cyclists raised £8,625 for The Children’s Centre by taking part in a gruelling 441 mile ride across the Pyrenees. The team, which included two riders on a tandem, took on the challenge of completing the Raid Pyrenean ride from Hendaye in south west France to Cerbere in the south east. To complete the […]

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SEFTON GROUP AND CITYWING TEAM UP FOR EXCLUSIVE PACKAGE DEAL

SEFTON GROUP AND CITYWING TEAM UP FOR EXCLUSIVE PACKAGE DEAL

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sefton Group and Citywing have teamed up to create an exclusive package deal for visitors to the Isle of Man. Visitors can now take advantage of this offer to book flight tickets to the Island with Citywing, and choose to stay in either of the Sefton Group’s 4-star hotels – The Sefton or Best […]

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APPLEBY ACTS FOR POKERSTARS SELLER IN US$4.6 BILLION DEAL

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Appleby acted as Isle of Man legal advisor to Oldford Group, parent company of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands, during its sale to Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSX:AYA) for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion. It is believed to be one the highest value local deals ever completed in the Isle of […]

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