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Team Isle of Man visit Number 10!

Team Isle of Man visit Number 10!

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Team Isle of Man competitors and two officials attended a reception hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Team Captain Alex Hedges and fellow gymnast Mukunda Measuria, shooter Rachel Glover, and swimmer Niamh Robinson, were joined by Assistant General Team Manager Chris Till, and […]

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Pyrenean cycle challenge raises £8,625 for The Children’s Centre

Pyrenean cycle challenge raises £8,625 for The Children’s Centre

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nine Manx cyclists raised £8,625 for The Children’s Centre by taking part in a gruelling 441 mile ride across the Pyrenees. The team, which included two riders on a tandem, took on the challenge of completing the Raid Pyrenean ride from Hendaye in south west France to Cerbere in the south east. To complete the […]

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ICSA Annual Dinner & Presentation of Awards

ICSA Annual Dinner & Presentation of Awards

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ICSA Annual Dinner – guest speaker Mark Ramprakash MBE Friday 19 September 2014 Mount Murray Hotel & Country Club, Santon, Isle of Man Mark Ramprakash MBE is to be the after-dinner guest speaker at this year’s ICSA Annual Dinner, sponsored by RBS International, at Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club, Santon, on Friday 19 September […]

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Scottish Widows’ picnic puts on pounds

Scottish Widows’ picnic puts on pounds

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scottish Widows held a picnic in the park – better known as the garden at its Victoria Road, Douglas headquarters – and raised £400 for the Alzheimer’s Society. The money was raised after colleagues paid for their Picnic in the Park lunch packs and entered a raffle for which there were numerous appealing prizes. Managing […]

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Island of Culture youth ambassador to hold dance workshop at Ballakermeen High School

Island of Culture youth ambassador to hold dance workshop at Ballakermeen High School

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lloyd Mayor, a soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company in New York and an Island of Culture youth ambassador, is to hold a contemporary dance workshop at his old school, Ballakermeen High School, on Saturday, August 30th. The former Young Dancer of Mann, who will be celebrating his 21st birthday in September, is now […]

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ManxSPCA UNVEILS FORGET ME NOT GARDEN

ManxSPCA UNVEILS FORGET ME NOT GARDEN

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLE OF MAN – The ManxSPCA is delighted to be unveiling a Forget Me Not Garden at Ard Jerkyll, designed, created and completed by a dedicated workforce from Microgaming. The ManxSPCA wished to create a Forget Me Not Garden at Ard Jerkyll, to help pet owners come to terms with the loss of a pet. […]

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Scottish Widows appoints new risk and compliance manager

Scottish Widows appoints new risk and compliance manager

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scottish Widows has appointed a new risk and compliance manager, a role that incorporates the regulatory position of MLRO. The appointment marks a promotion for Jane Pimbblet, currently risk consultant and deputy MLRO, and follows the retirement of her predecessor Helen Critchley after 19 years with the company, which is part of the Lloyds Banking […]

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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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