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Isle of Man supports response to crisis in Gaza

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emergency funding from the Isle of Man is supporting the international response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Thousands of people have been killed, injured or forced to flee their homes since the outbreak of hostilities in July. The International Development Committee of the Council of Ministers is assisting the relief efforts by providing funds […]

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NEW ASSETS MANAGER FOR GAS COMPANIES

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A LONG-STANDING Jersey Gas employee has been appointed as assets manager responsible for managing the assets of Jersey Gas, Guernsey Gas and Manx Gas. Jersey born Kieran Burt has worked for Jersey Gas for 19 years, starting his career in the production plant before spending just over 11 years as a distribution operative. For the […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORTS ANIMAL CHARITY’S ‘MISSION OF MERCY’

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORTS ANIMAL CHARITY’S ‘MISSION OF MERCY’

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has helped an animal charity once again bring food to the residents of the Mann Cat Sanctuary in Santon. Staff from the Liverpool-based Carla Lane Animals in Need charity made their ‘mission of mercy’ recently and, just like last September when they first travelled over with food for […]

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Join in the fun at festival of food, music and dance

Join in the fun at festival of food, music and dance

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A magnificent evening of Manx music, dance and food is being lined up at the Community Farm next month. Organisers of the Harvest Moon Festival on September 27th want to hear from local food producers, musicians and dance groups that want to take part. Chrissy Cannell, Community Farm Team Leader, said: “The Harvest Moon Festival will […]

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Moore Stephens running team raises money for Wish Upon a Dream Celeste Green, Jonathan Dixon, Alex Graham, Gemma Rodger and Rob Drummond

Moore Stephens running team raises money for Wish Upon a Dream Celeste Green, Jonathan Dixon, Alex Graham, Gemma Rodger and Rob Drummond

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team from Moore Stephens took part in the Ramsey half marathon on 10 August 2014, raising money for local charity Wish Upon a Dream. Celeste Green, Jonathan Dixon, Alex Graham, Gemma Rodger and Rob Drummond completed the run in 1 hour 50 minutes. To encourage staff to live healthily and exercise regularly, throughout 2014 […]

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Isle of Man’s star studded skies captured on Post Office’s latest stamp issue

Isle of Man’s star studded skies captured on Post Office’s latest stamp issue

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins in collaboration with Dark Sky Discovery is pleased to present a stunning stamp issue celebrating the beauty and clarity of the Manx night skies which were acknowledged earlier this year as being some of the best for stargazing in Europe. The stamps are due for release on 1st of September. […]

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Student launches Kit 4 Kids scheme to help families on holiday

Student launches Kit 4 Kids scheme to help families on holiday

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A university student has devised an innovative scheme to help parents who are visiting the Island on holiday, and raise funds for The Children’s Centre’s charitable projects in the process. Joe Murley, who is studying economics at Newcastle University, has set up the ‘Kit 4 Kids’ project in conjunction with The Children’s Centre. Parents visiting […]

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JOB MARKET STATISTICS JULY 2014

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the end of July registered unemployment stood at 934, an unemployment rate of 2.1%. During the month 254 people signed on and 238 signed off the unemployment register, a rise of 16 in the total. Of this total, 622 are males and 312 are females. 674 vacancies were notified to the Job Centre during […]

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DEC collections for Gaza taking place on Island this weekend

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Humanitarian aid appeal for urgent food, water and medical supplies Collections for the Disasters Emergency Committee humanitarian aid appeal for Gaza will be taking place around the Isle of Man this weekend. Although there is now a temporary ceasefire following sustained conflict in the region, the DEC estimates some 1.5m people in Gaza have no or very limited access […]

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Grant Thornton updates Isle of Man business community on cybercrime and money laundering threats

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leaders in the Isle of Man’s business community have been briefed on the latest developments in the fight against cybercrime and money laundering by experts from Grant Thornton. David Sowden, a Director in Grant Thornton’s Forensic Investigation Services team, delivered the training seminar “Money Laundering in Action – Case Studies from the Front Line” to […]

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