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TRY ARCHERY AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY’S VISION AWARENESS WEEK OPEN DAY

TRY ARCHERY AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY’S VISION AWARENESS WEEK OPEN DAY

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

You can try your hand at archery during a special open day hosted by Manx Blind Welfare Society as part of Vision Awareness Week 2015. Members of Blind Veterans UK will assist sighted and visually impaired visitors have a go at archery as part of a day of activities at the Society’s Corrin Court centre […]

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Barclays to boost digital skills at Royal Agricultural Show

Barclays to boost digital skills at Royal Agricultural Show

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays Digital Eagles will be on hand at this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show to share their technology expertise with islanders. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost digital confidence and they will be running a range of digital-themed activities that visitors can get involved with during […]

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Isle of Man supports vulnerable victims of African conflict

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government, through its International Development Committee (IDC) has agreed to give charities a total of £50,000 to help victims of conflict in Burundi and South Sudan. Action Aid has been granted £25,000 to support refugees from Burundi who have fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ongoing constitutional crisis […]

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Famous Five: Douglas scoops five Green Flag awards

Famous Five: Douglas scoops five Green Flag awards

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council will be flying the flag five times over after being awarded five Green Flags. 2015 is the third year in succession that Douglas has been successful in the scheme, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, which recognises excellence in parks and green spaces and judges them against eight criteria including horticultural […]

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Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has recognised the contribution to the Manx community made by the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in the Isle of Man Canon Philip Gillespie ahead of his leaving the Island to take up his appointment as Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome. Canon Gillespie, who has served the Island since 2011 […]

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HSBC staff on track in the Ballaugh Curragh

HSBC staff on track in the Ballaugh Curragh

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A hard working team of volunteers from HSBC in Douglas recently spent a day helping the Manx Wildlife Trust repair one of the tracks within the nature conservation charity’s Goshen Nature Reserve.   Maintained by the Trust purely for its varied habitat and wildlife value and so not currently open to the public, Goshen covers […]

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Cancer survivors invited to lead August 29 Relay for Life celebration

Cancer survivors invited to lead August 29 Relay for Life celebration

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Those whose lives have been touched by a cancer diagnosis are invited to play a key role in Relay For Life Isle of Man on Saturday August 29 at the National Sports Centre, Douglas by joining in the Lap of Honour which marks the start of the 24-hour event. The relay, for which Celton Manx […]

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Mud pies and soil tea for Arbory pupils thanks to Hartford Homes

Mud pies and soil tea for Arbory pupils thanks to Hartford Homes

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hartford Homes has built a ‘mud kitchen’ at Arbory Primary to help enhance the school’s outdoor play area. The local family-run building firm, which is currently working on the nearby development at Cronk Cullyn in Colby, has donated and installed wooden play equipment complete with work surfaces and even the kitchen sink! Arbory Primary School’s […]

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Confetti celebrations for Castletown sponsored by Hartford Homes

Confetti celebrations for Castletown sponsored by Hartford Homes

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Castletown’s famous ‘Confetti Carnival’ will return to the ancient capital this Saturday evening with sponsorship from local building firm Hartford Homes. Now in its 59th year, the Confetti Carnival is an intrinsic part of the town’s annual festival day which this year takes place from midday on Saturday 1 August. Hartford Homes director James Greenhalgh […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORTS MANX TEAM IN THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORTS MANX TEAM IN THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is supporting a local team which will attempt to climb three of the highest peaks in the British Isles in just 24 hours. The 12-strong team, all colleagues at Swagelok in Tromode, will head to the UK in September to take on the highest mountains in Scotland, England […]

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