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Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s TT collection on board Steam Packet Company vessels in aid of the Rob Vine Fund raised in excess of £13,000, lifting the total raised by passengers over the years past the £200,000 mark. The annual collection started, as many great ideas do, over a pint in the pub, following a conversation many years […]

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Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of prison officers and inmates undertook a sponsored walk from Jurby Prison to the old Victoria Road prison site in Douglas earlier this month to raise funds for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice. The route was mostly cross country, ascending the challenging Ballacobb and round the back of Beinn-y-Phott. The group followed the Millennium […]

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Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The inaugural Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day held last Thursday (19th June), raised a magnificent £8,170 for the charity. Eighteen teams took on the 18 holes of Mount Murray Golf Club and the AM-AM competition proved even hotter than the weather. At the finish, two were tied on 118 points with the winners – […]

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A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, is delighted to announce the publication of its calendar for 2015. Showcasing spectacular Manx wildlife and scenes, the calendar has been very generously sponsored by PokerStars through their corporate giving programme, Helping Hands. A longstanding Gold Corporate Member of the Manx Wildlife Trust, PokerStars launched […]

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Cancer Survivors invited to lead celebrations at Relay For Life

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Men, women and children of the Island whose lives have been touched with a cancer diagnosis are being invited to play a key role in the Isle of Man Relay For Life, in aid of Cancer Research UK. The local charity is calling on people who have survived the disease AND others who are currently […]

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Red Cross volunteers attend royal garden party

Red Cross volunteers attend royal garden party

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A manager at The Children’s Centre was one of three Red Cross volunteers from the Island’s branch of the charity who attended a Buckingham Palace garden party to celebrate the humanitarian organisation’s 150th anniversary. Val Culligan, who is EPIC Manager at The Children’s Centre, was joined by Michael Solo and Lucy Barlow at the event. […]

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Trust support improves access to vital Community Farm project

Trust support improves access to vital Community Farm project

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Children with limited mobility can now make full use of The Children’s Centre Community Farm, thanks to help from the Henry Bloom Noble Healthcare Trust. The Centre operates the Community Farm on Douglas Head, providing a nurturing and therapeutic environment which helps young people develop whilst connecting with the countryside. It is open to the […]

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Manx Cancer Help urgently needs your handbags and scarves

Manx Cancer Help urgently needs your handbags and scarves

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anyone with a wardrobe overflowing with handbags and scarves they never use is being urged to donate them to Manx Cancer Help. The items will be sold at the charity’s stall at the Tynwald Day fair to raise vital funds to support its wide-ranging services. Following the success of last year’s handbag sale, which raised […]

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Nedbank Private Wealth and Nedgroup Trust staff raise over £8,700 for charity

Nedbank Private Wealth and Nedgroup Trust staff raise over £8,700 for charity

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The staff of Nedbank Private Wealth and Nedgroup Trust (Nedbank Private Wealth’s trust division in Guernsey and Jersey), have been busy raising money for five staff-nominated charities. Through a wide range of fundraising activities, including themed social events, recycling clothes, raffles, cake sales and dress-down days, an impressive total of £8,702.04 has been raised over […]

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Charity fundraiser elated as fund exceeds £1200

Charity fundraiser elated as fund exceeds £1200

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

CASTLETOWN ‘exile’ Dave Podmore is celebrating after finishing a gruelling 100 mile hike in 46 hours – two hours ahead of schedule. Dave who grew up in the town, chose the Valleys 100 event to raise funds for Greyhound Rescue West of England (GRWE); the charity for which he and wife Sharon work as event […]

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