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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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‘Super Saturdays’ at Family Library thanks to Old Mutual International sponsorship

‘Super Saturdays’ at Family Library thanks to Old Mutual International sponsorship

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Old Mutual International, part of Old Mutual Wealth, has announced its sponsorship of a series of monthly ‘funology’ workshops for primary school children at The Family Library in Douglas.  The library will host twelve ‘Super Saturday’ educational sessions throughout the year aimed at children aged seven and over, with a focus on science-based crafts and […]

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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management support Viking’s success

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management support Viking’s success

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the Isle of Man has recently agreed a sponsorship deal to support Vikings Hockey Club. The sponsorship will help the club continue to introduce younger islanders to the sport and allow teams to travel to the UK for competitions. The team has changed its name to Canaccord Genuity Vikings to […]

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Old Mutual International announces Isle of Man Junior Football sponsorship

Old Mutual International announces Isle of Man Junior Football sponsorship

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thriving cross-border investment business Old Mutual International has announced it is sponsoring the Isle of Man Football Association’s Junior Football League for the 2015-2016 season, helping to provide equipment and training grounds for hundreds of local children. The sponsorship will be focused primarily on assisting the Development League which is made up of teams of […]

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