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Airtime sponsored by Celton Manx benefits five good causes

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Five charities have benefited from airtime donated by Celton Manx. Campaigns for the Alzheimer’s Society, the British Red Cross, Crossroads Care Young Carers Project, Samaritans and Tabitha’s Trust were broadcast on Manx Radio between December 2014 and early March this year, since when the charities have been reflecting on what have been wholly positive outcomes […]

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Hartford Homes donates £500 to allergy support charity

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man-based house builder Hartford Homes has donated five hundred pounds to the Anaphylaxis Campaign, a charity which helps people who suffer with severe allergic reactions. The Anaphylaxis Campaign is a UK-wide organisation which provides information and support relating to foods and other triggers such as latex, drugs and insect stings, as well as […]

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Meetings discuss future of state pensions and benefits

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Feedback generated at a series of open meetings this week will help to shape a public consultation on the future of state pensions and benefits in the Isle of Man. Treasury Minister Eddie Teare MHK says he is encouraged by the level of community engagement on an issue highlighted as being ‘of the greatest national […]

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Tracey Bell’s Southern Belles Bring Big Smiles to Castletown

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tracey Bell Clinic’s award-winning team are excited to be bringing friendly local dentistry back to Castletown from April. The new Castletown Practice will be managed by three southern belles who are well known to local residents and who have been spending the last three months getting to know the local market. Karen Corkish, from […]

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EcoVannin Partnership launched today

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

EcoVannin, a new initiative to develop the Isle of Man as an outstanding example of a sustainable community, has been officially launched today.  EcoVannin is a collaboration between three of the Island’s best-known environmental groups, the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture and the Manx Utilities Authority.  Together they will […]

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Come and play in Barclays Code Playground

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays Code Playground has launched in the Isle of Man to help young islanders learn the basics of computer coding. The initiative gives parents and children the opportunity to learn coding skills online and in branch under the guidance of the Barclays Digital Eagles, a team of specially trained Barclays employees keen to pass on […]

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Midwives’ calendar sponsored by Hartford Homes raises £2,500 for local breast care unit appeal

Midwives’ calendar sponsored by Hartford Homes raises £2,500 for local breast care unit appeal

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A charity calendar released by local midwives and sponsored by Hartford Homes has raised £2,500 for the Manx Breast Care Unit Appeal. Staff at the Jane Crookall maternity unit, which launches a fundraising calendar every year, chose to support the appeal after one of the midwives was diagnosed with breast cancer. Midwife Liz Vipond said: […]

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The 2015 Easter Festival of Running: the race is on

The 2015 Easter Festival of Running: the race is on

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Organisers of the 2015 Isle of Man Easter Festival of Running, sponsored for the third consecutive year by Celton Manx, are urging entrants to register now for what promises to be three days of first-class race competitions and social activities.   The 2015 festival, the 53rd, will begin on Good Friday April 3rd in Port […]

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Self-Injury Awareness Day explores ways to cope with difficult situations and feelings

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Self-Injury Awareness Day will take place on Sunday 1 March. The Department of Health and Social Care is leading efforts to raise awareness about self-injury and self-harm, and explore alternative ways to cope with difficult situations and feelings. Self-injury and self-harm occurs when people intentionally injure themselves, often by cutting, bruising, biting and hair pulling […]

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Cracking down on illegal teeth whitening on the Isle of Man

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve seen a sharp rise in the number of patients asking for teeth whitening and clear braces at the Tracey Bell Dental & Aesthetic Medical Clinic on the Isle of Man in recent years. Driven in part by what some dentists are calling ‘the TOWIE effect’ (our desire to emulate the perfect smiles we see […]

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