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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE RAISES FUNDS FOR CLATTERBRIDGE CANCER CHARITY ALDESCO STYLE

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office Sponsorship Committee recently organised and held a fundraising Post Office picnic day to raise monies for the all-important ‘Clatterbridge Cancer Charity’. The Post Office raised a grand total of £331.51 which will help support the charity in offering the most up to date treatment, support its vital research and provide […]

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OLD MUTUAL INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES WOMEN’S FOOTBALL TEAM SPONSORSHIP

OLD MUTUAL INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES WOMEN’S FOOTBALL TEAM SPONSORSHIP

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Old Mutual International, a successful and thriving cross-border investment business, is pleased to announce the main sponsorship of the Douglas Athletic Women’s Football Team in an initiative that will help launch and establish the Team in its first season. “The sponsorship means a lot to both myself and Douglas Athletic,” said the team’s manager Craig […]

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Sailing novice takes on round the world yacht race challenge

Sailing novice takes on round the world yacht race challenge

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Manxman with no previous ocean sailing experience is taking part in a round the world yacht race to raise funds for a Manx charity. Marc Hundleby, aged 47, is originally from the Isle of Man and after leaving in 1996 worked in Hong Kong, Sydney and Dubai. He currently lives in Sydney, but still […]

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Recognising the Island’s everyday superstars!

Recognising the Island’s everyday superstars!

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

 There’s a chance for Isle of Man residents to acknowledge their local heroes as nominations open for the 2015 Heroes in the Community Awards. The awards celebrate ordinary local people who do extraordinary things, going above and beyond their duty in the Manx community, whether that is in their work or their spare time. Michael […]

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TRY ARCHERY AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY’S VISION AWARENESS WEEK OPEN DAY

TRY ARCHERY AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY’S VISION AWARENESS WEEK OPEN DAY

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

You can try your hand at archery during a special open day hosted by Manx Blind Welfare Society as part of Vision Awareness Week 2015. Members of Blind Veterans UK will assist sighted and visually impaired visitors have a go at archery as part of a day of activities at the Society’s Corrin Court centre […]

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Barclays to boost digital skills at Royal Agricultural Show

Barclays to boost digital skills at Royal Agricultural Show

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays Digital Eagles will be on hand at this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show to share their technology expertise with islanders. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost digital confidence and they will be running a range of digital-themed activities that visitors can get involved with during […]

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Isle of Man supports vulnerable victims of African conflict

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government, through its International Development Committee (IDC) has agreed to give charities a total of £50,000 to help victims of conflict in Burundi and South Sudan. Action Aid has been granted £25,000 to support refugees from Burundi who have fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ongoing constitutional crisis […]

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Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has recognised the contribution to the Manx community made by the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in the Isle of Man Canon Philip Gillespie ahead of his leaving the Island to take up his appointment as Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome. Canon Gillespie, who has served the Island since 2011 […]

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Famous Five: Douglas scoops five Green Flag awards

Famous Five: Douglas scoops five Green Flag awards

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council will be flying the flag five times over after being awarded five Green Flags. 2015 is the third year in succession that Douglas has been successful in the scheme, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, which recognises excellence in parks and green spaces and judges them against eight criteria including horticultural […]

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HSBC staff on track in the Ballaugh Curragh

HSBC staff on track in the Ballaugh Curragh

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A hard working team of volunteers from HSBC in Douglas recently spent a day helping the Manx Wildlife Trust repair one of the tracks within the nature conservation charity’s Goshen Nature Reserve.   Maintained by the Trust purely for its varied habitat and wildlife value and so not currently open to the public, Goshen covers […]

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