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DHSC reiterates zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression against staff

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health and Social Care is reminding the public that it has a zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression towards any of its staff. The move follows the conviction of a patient who attended Accident and Emergency (A&E) at Noble’s Hospital last year and went on to assault two members of staff […]

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Lieutenant Governor opens Easter Art Exhibition

Lieutenant Governor opens Easter Art Exhibition

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

His Excellency Lieutenant Governor Mr Adam Wood officially opened the Isle of Man Art Society’s Easter Exhibition at the Villa Marina Arcade. Guests attending the opening night on April 16 had a chance to see the work of more than 100 artists who are exhibiting over 400 paintings which have never been publicly displayed or […]

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Improvements to reinvigorate Laxey village centre

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first in a series of regeneration schemes designed to reinvigorate Laxey village centre is set to get underway on Tuesday 22 April 2014. The project will see the coach park at the end of Mines Road improved through the creation of a dedicated pedestrian area, including seating and an information point. The damaged surfacing […]

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It’s tee time! Sign-up now for charity golf day

It’s tee time! Sign-up now for charity golf day

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teams can now sign-up for The Children’s Centre’s ever popular annual golf day which will be held at Douglas Golf Club on June 20. It is a major fundraising event for the Island’s leading charity for families and children which has raised more than £45,000 since it was first held in 2007. As well as […]

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Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archibald Knox Ball in aid of Manx Cancer Help on Saturday September 6th has attracted such overwhelming support a larger venue has had to be secured. Sponsored by Celton Manx the ball, with joint patrons Katie Melua and James Toseland as guests of honour, will now be held in a marquee in the grounds […]

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Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entries are now open on-line (via www.ellanvannin.cc) for the 5th annual Appleby Sportive, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May. Starting and finishing at Ramsey Rugby Club, the challenging cycling event consists of timed courses over either 100km or 72km, taking in many roads that are not typically used in local races […]

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Sure Sidecar races set for battle royal at 2014 Isle of Man TT

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As well as six high quality solo races, the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to see two highly competitive Sure Sidecar TT races with a stellar line-up of outfits confirmed.. Reverting back to the open regulations, last used in 2010, the entry, again in excess of 60 machines, […]

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2014 Easter operations at Isle of Man Post Office

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With only days to go before the Easter weekend, Isle of Man Post Office would like to advise its customers of changes to operation and opening times over this period. On Good Friday (April 18), mail will be received from the UK early morning as usual with mail being delivered to customers as normal, there […]

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Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pupils from the Buchan School have won this year’s Zurich Inter-Schools Mini Tennis Championship. The finals took place recently on the indoor courts at Albany Tennis Club in Douglas, with pupils from eight primary schools taking part in the event following a series of regional heats across the Island. The Championship marks the end of […]

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Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

Glasgow 2014 medal designs unveiled

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The medals which Team Isle of Man will be aiming to win at this year’s Commonwealth Games have been unveiled for the first time. The gold, silver and bronze prizes are the focus of training and commitment for 4,500 athletes across the Commonwealth, and to mark 100 days to go to the opening ceremony on […]

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