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Manx Blind Welfare Society to Hold Annual Flag Day

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Blind Welfare Society, which provides vital services for more than 600 people with serious sight loss on the Isle of Man, is holding its annual flag day on June 20th. More than 60 staff and volunteers will be involved in collecting in Douglas and Onchan, and there are opportunities for you to support the […]

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Millennium Way event offers new challenge for distance runners

Millennium Way event offers new challenge for distance runners

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marathon runners looking for an off-road challenge can now sign-up to take part in a charity run along the Millennium Way on July 19. The Relay team event is being held to raise funds for The Children’s Centre – but organisers also welcome individual runners who want to tackle the full distance on their own. […]

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Women golfers urged to be first to take part in charity day

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organisers of The Children’s Centre’s ever popular annual golf day want to hear from women golfers who want to become the first ladies team to take part in the tournament. The fun competition, which is at Douglas Golf Club on June 20, is a major fundraising event for the Island’s leading charity for families and […]

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Standard Bank bake their cake and eat it – all for charity

Standard Bank bake their cake and eat it – all for charity

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Standard Bank staff in the Isle of Man recently held a series of fundraising events for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and have handed over a cheque to Derek Patience, Chairman of the Isle of Man branch of the charity for £607. Laura Lewandowskyj is one of the Standard Bank fundraising committee organisers: ‘Staff really pulled […]

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Equiom presents £1,635 to The Children’s Centre for Race the Sun sponsorship

Equiom presents £1,635 to The Children’s Centre for Race the Sun sponsorship

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of runners from Equiom Group has raised an incredible £1,635 for The Children’s Centre by completing the challenging ‘Race the Sun’. The impressive sponsorship donation was the largest amount raised this year and earned the team the ‘Golden Shoe’ award. ‘Race the Sun’ is an annual endurance event requiring teams of up to […]

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TT Helmet Tombola launched

TT Helmet Tombola launched

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Cancer Help is hoping TT fans dig deep for its TT Helmet Tombola fundraiser with the top prize a helmet signed by all the leading racers. Tickets cost £1 each and are available at the Sure store behind the Grandstand on Glencrutchery Road, where the helmet is also available to view. If entrants miss […]

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Peel Sea Scouts HQ ship-shape again thanks to Lloyds Bank volunteers

Peel Sea Scouts HQ ship-shape again thanks to Lloyds Bank volunteers

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Volunteers from Lloyds Bank, including the Lloyds Bank Peel Branch, gave Peel Sea Scouts’ headquarters a well-deserved refurbishment last week. 18 Lloyds Bank staff volunteers spent their ‘Day to Make a Difference’ repairing and redecorating the building – home to the Island’s only Sea Scout troup – including minor repairs and painting throughout. Lloyds Bank […]

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KPMG Promenade Relay Sees Record Entries

KPMG Promenade Relay Sees Record Entries

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite still being nearly four weeks away, the KPMG Promenade Relay has already beaten last year’s significant success, with sixty-seven teams enrolled and over £9,000 already raised for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and its mission to beat blood cancers. Now in its second year, the event will be taking place on Friday 13th June and […]

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Donation of over £1,000 to Manx Gateway

Donation of over £1,000 to Manx Gateway

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local fiduciary and fund services provider, Abacus, has donated an early 40th birthday present to Manx Gateway, an local Isle of Man registered charity that provides social clubs for individuals 16 years and over with additional learning and special needs. A total of £1336 was raised by the Douglas based company; £331 was raised during […]

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Record entry for Race The Sun charity relay run

Record entry for Race The Sun charity relay run

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Children’s Centre’s Race The Sun round the Island relay running race was another huge success according to organisers. The event took place on Saturday [May 17] with a record entry of 29 teams. Race The Sun, which is sponsored by Mann Made Group, is one of the Island’s toughest and most popular team challenges. […]

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