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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE AND MANNVEND TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign used to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. To help raise money for Breakthrough Breast […]

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Douglas Community Partnership Charter re-launched

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Douglas Community Partnership Charter (DCP), which pledges to create ‘quality spaces for a proud and positive Douglas’, was officially re-launched at a signing and reception hosted by the Mayor of Douglas Stan Cain on Friday September 19th. Signing the Charter were the Mayor; Council leader David Christian; Department of Education and Children Minister Hon […]

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Barclays Digital Eagles have landed in the Isle of Man

Barclays Digital Eagles have landed in the Isle of Man

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays has launched its Digital Eagles service in the Isle of Man with the first Tea & Teach event held at the Royal British Legion Port Erin Branch. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost Britain’s digital confidence and they are now on hand in the Isle […]

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Island’s acute mental health inpatient service awarded reaccreditation by Royal College

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Island’s acute inpatient mental health service at Grianagh Court on the Noble’s Hospital estate has been reaccredited as ‘excellent’ by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.  The Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services (AIMS) schemeassessesinpatient mental health service units using recognised standards, with the aim of improving the quality of care. Mr Coleman MLC, Member […]

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Consultation launched on modernisation of Police Codes

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Home Affairs has published a draft Order and is inviting public comment on plans contained within it to modernise the Police Codes of Practice. A six-week consultation is being launched today (Monday 22 September 2014) to gather feedback, which will be considered before the legislation is submitted to Tynwald. The Department is […]

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MAC Group – restructures for ambitious plans

MAC Group – restructures for ambitious plans

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Island’s largest Corporate Financial Adviser & Professional Broker has announced a key restructuring of its executive team. Nigel Gregg has been promoted to Group Managing Director and Jon McGowan to Group Chief Executive. These changes reflect the group’s focus on growing its business, including potential acquisitions. Commenting on the changes, Jon McGowan said: “Nigel’s […]

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Limited edition postmark cover commemorates final return journey of 2014 for the Douglas Horse Trams

Limited edition postmark cover commemorates final return journey of 2014 for the Douglas Horse Trams

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday at 5:20pm the final Douglas Corporation Horse Tram of 2014 departed from Derby Castle carrying its passengers and 300 special postmark covers produced by the Post Office to commemorate its final return journey of the season until spring 2016 when it reopens following promenade works. This stunning commemorative cover postmarked September 14th 2014 […]

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Minister details Douglas Station plans

Minister details Douglas Station plans

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK today (15 September 2014) met with transport enthusiasts to discuss details of plans to refurbish and redevelop Douglas Station. Minister Gawne explained: ‘The railway station was erected around 1890 and put on the Protected Buildings Register in 1984. Although it was not deemed to be a good example of such […]

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CUBBIN & BREGAZZI ANNOUNCE PETER KELLY AS WINNER OF VOLUSPA CANDLE PRIZE DRAW

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cubbin & Bregazzi is delighted to announce Manx historian Peter Kelly as the winner of its recent prize draw. Mr Kelly is highly regarded for his work with the Isle of Man Victorian Society and his extensive knowledge as an architectural historian, as well as being the present Captain of Onchan Parish. His prize, presented […]

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Marine garden dedicated to Archibald Knox

Marine garden dedicated to Archibald Knox

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council has dedicated one of the marine (sunken) gardens on Douglas promenade to Archibald Knox to mark this year’s 150th anniversary of the birth of the Manxman who was one of the foremost figures in the British art nouveau movement. A granite plaque in the garden commemorating the dedication was unveiled by Douglas […]

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