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Hartford Homes helps local nursery raise life-saving allergy awareness

Hartford Homes helps local nursery raise life-saving allergy awareness

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hopes & Dreams Nursery, which has facilities in Castletown, Douglas and Ramsey, has become the first on the Island to offer potentially life-saving allergy awareness training to its entire staff thanks to Hartford Homes. The local building firm sponsored the bespoke childcare-specific course for all 42 Hopes & Dreams nursery staff across its three sites, […]

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Launch of Manx History App for Secondary Schools

Launch of Manx History App for Secondary Schools

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Culture Vannin are pleased to announce the release of a new app that has been developed to encourage students in secondary schools to find out more about our unique history. Available for download at: http://www.manxhistory.com/ the app has been developed by Officers at Culture Vannin in conjunction with Jo Ewan formerly Head of History at […]

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MANX CANCER HELP RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

MANX CANCER HELP RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why not make 2015 your year to volunteer with Manx Cancer Help? On Saturday 24th January the prominent local charity will be holding an open day at its base, the Lisa Lowe Centre in Tromode, for anyone considering becoming part of the team. As well as helping out at events organised by Manx Cancer Help’s […]

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Nursery children bring Christmas cheer to elderly

Nursery children bring Christmas cheer to elderly

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Children from a nursery in Ramsey brought some Christmas cheers to the elderly in residential homes in the town. Youngsters from Bonwick Day Nursery in Lezayre Road – which is run by The Children’s Centre – visited five residential homes in the North of the Island on December 18th and 19th with gifts of mince […]

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Conister Bank sponsor Youth Scholarship

Conister Bank sponsor Youth Scholarship

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Youth Scholarship – Development and Leadership Program, (delivered by Adventurous Experiences), is now sponsored by Conister Bank. Recently endorsed as a finalist in the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence (Corporate Social Responsibility)the program enables young students from the Isle of Man to rise to be part of a team embarking in a […]

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Department highlights potential for tidal flooding in 2015

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is advising Isle of Man residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding in coastal and harbour areas next year. High tides in January, February, September and October 2015 could cause disruption, particularly if combined with strong winds and low atmospheric pressure. While more accurate weather forecasts can only be issued […]

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King William’s College hosts Christmas truce football match

King William’s College hosts Christmas truce football match

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

For its final Centenary event of this term, King William’s College pupils took part in last week’s “Football Remembers” national initiative to commemorate the Christmas Truce of 1914 with a football match. As King William’s College have students from more than 20 different nationalities, they were able to field a German team from among their […]

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Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of fundraisers made it to the top of the highest mountain in North Africa as part of a charity challenge which raised £16,205 for The Children’s Centre. The group of 17 trekkers set off for the summit of Mount Toubkal in Morocco which is 4,167metres (around 13,600 feet) summit above sea level and […]

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Manx Motor Meet prize presentation

Manx Motor Meet prize presentation

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Young Driver Manx Motor Meet took place last weekend at the Grandstand in wintry conditions to promote road safety to young and new drivers.  Yesterday evening saw a prize presentation ceremony take place at the Youth Service Café Laare in Douglas for those who took part in a variety of competitions during the Meet. […]

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Proposal to progress reform of rating system

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Proposals are being drawn up to progress the reform of the Isle of Man’s domestic rating system. The move is in response to a recommendation made at the October sitting of Tynwald during a debate on a Select Committee report into the issue. Tynwald Members will be asked to support a Treasury motion in January […]

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