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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Renewed support for Manx Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Education Officer post

Renewed support for Manx Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Education Officer post

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peel, ISLE OF MAN – The Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, is delighted to have received renewed support for its key Biodiversity Education Officer post from the Department of Education and Children (DEC) and the Department of the Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA).  Since April this year, funding for the post, […]

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MANX GAS INVESTS IN THE FUTURE WITH NEW APPRENTICES

MANX GAS INVESTS IN THE FUTURE WITH NEW APPRENTICES

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two apprentices have been taken on by Manx Gas in a deliberate move to train more youngsters who live on the island in engineering and other skills  as part of a structured “succession planning” policy. “It is the first time we have taken on apprentices for about three years but we recognise the importance of […]

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Open Morning at King William’s College on Saturday 4th October

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next Open Morning at King William’s College will be on Saturday 4th October. Tours at 10am, followed by refreshments and an address by the Principal, Martin Humphreys, at 11.30am in the Barrovian Hall. King William’s College has a well-established IGCSE programme achieving excellent results, well above the Island average, with small class sizes. Scholarships […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTRA LIVERPOOL SERVICES FOR 2015

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

There will be extra Liverpool services and increased availability of offer fares next year, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has confirmed as bookings open for the rest of 2015 at www.steam-packet.com. The Company has announced Manannan will operate 48 additional seasonal Liverpool sailings next year. The schedule also includes extra year-round services to […]

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Harley Richards, Tax Practice Manager, KPMG Isle of Man “Offshore planning, what still works?” Sponsored by KPMG

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Harley Richards, Tax Practice Manager at KPMG Isle of Man, will explore offshore tax planning in a presentation to the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch, sponsored by KPMG on 13 October 2014 at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas. Harley Richards has worked for KPMG for over 15 years, moving from […]

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Tribute to legendary artist Robin Gibb with the release of a limited edition of the album 50 St Catherine’s Drive including CD, DVD and stamp set with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Dwina Gibb

Tribute to legendary artist Robin Gibb with the release of a limited edition of the album 50 St Catherine’s Drive including CD, DVD and stamp set with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Dwina Gibb

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is honoured to present a limited edition collection that reflects on the legendary solo career of Robin Gibb CBE. Released on September 29th, the 50 St Catherine’s Drive album, named by Robin to commemorate his first home on the Isle of Man, features many of Robin’s last compositions and recordings […]

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Douglas Borough Council mentors top achievers in 2014 STEP scheme

Douglas Borough Council mentors top achievers in 2014 STEP scheme

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two top-achieving undergraduates in the 2014 STEP scheme have praised the local authority for its support. The award for Most Enterprising Student went to Olivia Rawlinson for her marketing project for the Douglas horse tram service while Andrew Corrin won the Best Presentation award for his study into how Douglas rates as a cycle-friendly […]

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Callcredit Information Group Sponsors Autumn  eClub Event

Callcredit Information Group Sponsors Autumn eClub Event

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Callcredit Information Group is to sponsor the autumn eClub event at Bar George on Thursday 2nd October. The ever-popular social event offers the Island’s eGaming community the chance to get together in a relaxed and welcoming environment to enjoy drinks and canapés courtesy of host, Callcredit. The autumn eClub event will include some surprises on […]

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Nine prestigious industry awards for Zurich International Life

Nine prestigious industry awards for Zurich International Life

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zurich International Life won an unprecedented nine awards at the international life industry’s flagship event, the International Adviser Awards, held last night in London. This was four more than the Athol Street based company won last year, and more than any other product provider working internationally. The awards Zurich won are: Middle East Best overall […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE AND MANNVEND TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign used to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. To help raise money for Breakthrough Breast […]

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