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NUMBER OF POST PEOPLE ATTACKED BY DANGEROUS DOGS CONTINUE TO RISE

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the last year, twelve incidents of post people being attacked and physically injured by dogs on the Isle of Man have been reported; however, many more “near misses” and stand offs with dogs are often never formally accounted for. Isle of Man Post Office will not put its delivery and collection staff in a […]

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Chief Constable’s annual report highlights successes and challenges

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Constabulary is tackling an increasingly complex range of vulnerability and public protection matters as part of its efforts to keep people safe. While the Manx force has driven down recorded crime to a level last witnessed in 1970, the operational demands on its services remain as high as ever. The Chief […]

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App allows users to read the signs

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Motorists can stay up to date with road closures and driving conditions in the Isle of Man by using the readthesigns mobile phone app developed by the Department of Infrastructure. The app allows users to check information being displayed on 13 electronic traffic signs situated at the Villa Marina, Liverpool Arms, Richmond Hill, Bath Place, […]

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Single parent support group receives Recognition award

Single parent support group receives Recognition award

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A support group for single parent families is set to enjoy a higher profile and keep its ‘younger members’ entertained after it received a Celton Manx Recognition award. Manx Gingerbread Friendship Group is one of 22 local good causes to benefit in 2016 from the award scheme aimed at those charities and not-for-profit organisations with […]

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Barclays brings community banking to the Isle of Man

Barclays brings community banking to the Isle of Man

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Community banking has arrived in the Isle of Man. Barclays has introduced the new initiative in its branches, bringing in the role of community banker to create a team of multi-skilled employees working in each branch. Community bankers will spend more time ‘on the floor’ interacting with customers and helping them access the range of […]

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Muddy, messy fun for Ashley Hill pupils

Muddy, messy fun for Ashley Hill pupils

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local family-run building  firm Hartford Homes has built and installed a bespoke ‘mud kitchen’ at Ashley Hill Primary School to boost the pupil’s outdoor play area. Hartford joiners designed the wooden play equipment for the Onchan school’s grounds and it includes storage, pan hooks and even the kitchen sink! Acting head teacher Laura Kinmond said: “The […]

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Celton Manx recognises 22 local good causes

Celton Manx recognises 22 local good causes

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celton Manx has selected 22 local good causes to be recipients of its 2016 Recognition awards programme. Launched in 2015 the scheme targets the more ‘under-the-radar’ charities and not-for-profit organisations with only limited resources for promoting and developing their services. Celton Manx executive director Bill Mummery said: ‘Recognition is the core component of our corporate […]

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£17,000 donation for new hyperbaric facility fund

£17,000 donation for new hyperbaric facility fund

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Employees of Old Mutual International have raised more than £8,500 towards the Friends of the Hyperbaric Chamber Isle of Man’s new facility fund. Staff from the Onchan-based company raised £8,512.17 for the facility during 2015 and this has been doubled by Old Mutual Group’s match funding initiative, bringing the company’s total donation to more than […]

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Barclays supports young musicians with donation to Soundcheck

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Funding from Barclays’ community investment programme has supported the appointment of a new studio engineer and the introduction of a new qualification at local music charity Soundcheck.   Barclays donated more than £9,000 to assist the charity in employing Luke Williams who will work with local solo artists and bands in the charity’s recording studio […]

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Ready to Relay? Celton Manx to be lead sponsor for sixth successive year

Ready to Relay? Celton Manx to be lead sponsor for sixth successive year

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Relay For Life Isle of Man, sponsored by Celton Manx for the sixth successive year, and taking place over the bank holiday weekend of August 27, is ready for another record-breaking year of fundraising for Cancer Research UK and is urging teams and participants to register early. Last year the 24-hour event saw 58 teams, […]

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