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Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A remarkable seven-year-old girl has won the Heroes in the Community 2014 Heart of Gold award sponsored by Celton Manx. Cici Reed, from Peel, has raised more than £2,500 for ‘Big H’, the former TT rider Paul Hunt seriously injured while serving as a marshall in the 2014 TT. The St John’s Primary School pupil […]

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MICROGAMING PLAYS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORWARD

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming has created a brand-new identity for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Microgaming PlayItForward is the official name for Microgaming’s extensive CSR programme. It encompasses all aspects of the award-winning technology company’s activities in health, sport, education, charity and community. This includes initiatives such as its ambassador programme, backing of […]

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International Development Committee pledges support for Ebola Crisis Appeal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man International Development Committee has pledged £100,000 in support of the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has caused misery to thousands of families in the region.  The countries which are worst affected by this outbreak are Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Over […]

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25p school bus fare to be introduced

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 25p per journey fare will be implemented early in 2015 for children travelling to school by bus. The Department of Infrastructure is reintroducing school bus fares as part of the package of measures aimed at meeting its challenging budget target for the current financial year. The charge, which is half the 50p fare originally […]

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Awards to recognise the Island’s unsung community ‘superheroes’

Awards to recognise the Island’s unsung community ‘superheroes’

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Island’s everyday ‘superheroes’ will be honoured for their selfless achievements this Saturday at the Manx Radio Heroes in the Community Awards 2014. The superhero-themed event will acknowledge individuals who do extraordinary things for the local community and go above and beyond their duty. All funds raised from the evening will go towards local charity […]

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Equiom raises a further £12,000 for Manx Breast Cancer Support

Equiom raises a further £12,000 for Manx Breast Cancer Support

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Equiom has raised an impressive £12,000 for the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group by hosting a fundraising Ladies’ Lunch at Portofino. This was the second lunch of its kind organised by Equiom; the first raised over £10,000 for the charity in February. The lunch, which took place on Saturday 18th October, was attended by 90 […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE SUPPORTS 2014 POPPY APPEAL

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE SUPPORTS 2014 POPPY APPEAL

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In support of the 2014 Poppy Campaign Isle of Man Post Office has announced that during the Appeal its postal vehicles will each be decorated with a poppy and its staff encouraged to wear a poppy on their Post Office uniform and attire. The Post Office played a particularly prevalent role during WW1 and WW2 […]

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Post Office commemorates the centenary since the outbreak of WW1

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the centenary year since the outbreak of WW1 the Isle of Man Post Office is inviting members of the public, friends and families of Post Office workers to join them in commemorating the lives of those who fell in service during the two world wars. On November 9th, Remembrance Sunday, senior Post Office representatives […]

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H&B’s passion for pink raises more than £1000 for breast cancer charities

H&B’s passion for pink raises more than £1000 for breast cancer charities

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Heron & Brearley defied the fashion police to do good and look good, by proudly wearing pink on Friday October 24th in support of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group. Staff at H&B’s head office in Kewaigue joined forces with colleagues across the group, wearing pink and holding fundraising cake bake […]

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Post Office hosts a stellar night at the Observatory to mark the launch of its Dark Sky Discovery stamp issue

Post Office hosts a stellar night at the Observatory to mark the launch of its Dark Sky Discovery stamp issue

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On October 23, Isle of Man Post Office hosted an evening at the Isle of Man Astronomical Observatory to celebrate the launch of its Dark Sky Discovery stamp issue. Around forty people were in attendance at the event including members of the Astronomical Society and the experts, photographers and designers involved with helping to orchestrate […]

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