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Cracking down on illegal teeth whitening on the Isle of Man

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve seen a sharp rise in the number of patients asking for teeth whitening and clear braces at the Tracey Bell Dental & Aesthetic Medical Clinic on the Isle of Man in recent years. Driven in part by what some dentists are calling ‘the TOWIE effect’ (our desire to emulate the perfect smiles we see […]

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Fresh start for new Briarville Garden residents

Fresh start for new Briarville Garden residents

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first residents of Briarville Gardens, Hartford Homes’ latest development in Ramsey, have crossed the thresholds of their new homes. Six of the 14 detached properties in the collection of new-builds are now occupied, with the final homes due for completion by April. Situated in the south of Ramsey, the development is made up of […]

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TRIALS FOR REVOLUTIONARY PHYSICAL LITERACY SOLUTION IN ISLE OF MAN SCHOOLS SHOW 30% IMPROVEMENT

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Amaven, a ground-breaking, digital solution, launched to revolutionise health and wellbeing, has been successfully trialed in a selection of schools across the Isle of Man. Early results show an average improvement of almost 30% for balance, co-ordination and physical fitness for the primary school children who took part in the pilot programmes. The easy-to-use software […]

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Design Our Milk Van Competition Opens for 4 to 14 Year Olds

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Creamery is very excited to launch its Design Our Milk Van Competition, giving the Island’s four to fourteen year olds the chance to tell their friends “I did that!” As well as a seeing their design printed across a brand new Isle of Man Creamery milk delivery van, the winning artist will […]

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Opportunity to play key role in Island’s cultural heritage

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Public spirited individuals with the talent and enthusiasm to play a key role in the promotion of the Isle of Man’s cultural heritage are being invited to apply to join Culture Vannin. The registered charity, which encourages people to enjoy and learn about Manx culture, has a vacancy for a lay member. The Council of […]

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New e-safety guide for teenagers launched on Safer Internet Day

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new advice guide to help teenagers stay safe online has been launched to mark Safer Internet Day. The guide – produced by Manx Telecom in association with Isle of Man College and Isle of Man Constabulary – contains lots of useful hints and tips on everything from how to manage your digital footprint to […]

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Junior Adventure Club Launched!

Junior Adventure Club Launched!

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Adventurous Experiences have launched their Junior Adventure Club, following on from the highly successful Indoor Kayaking courses at Western Swimming Pool, Peel. (October to March) John Keggin from Adventurous Experiences spoke about the program: “The Junior Kayak School (indoor kayaking) was launched last January, as 5 developmental stages and enjoyed immediate success. The Junior Club […]

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New world of skills dawns for primary schools thanks to Manx charity Junior Achievement

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Island’s school children are set to benefit from a new scheme that will help them develop enterprise skills and ease the transition from primary to secondary education. Junior Achievement has received a donation that will see the Manx charity deliver a five-year project to Year 6 students in primary schools from September this year. […]

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Road safety campaign targets mobile phone users

Road safety campaign targets mobile phone users

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man motorists caught using a hand-held mobile phone while driving face a fine of up to £2,500 and four penalty points on their licence. The Department of Infrastructure’s Road Safety Team has today (Monday 2 February 2015) launched a campaign to highlight the consequences of breaking the law. Billboards will be displayed on […]

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Hartford Homes helps local nursery raise life-saving allergy awareness

Hartford Homes helps local nursery raise life-saving allergy awareness

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hopes & Dreams Nursery, which has facilities in Castletown, Douglas and Ramsey, has become the first on the Island to offer potentially life-saving allergy awareness training to its entire staff thanks to Hartford Homes. The local building firm sponsored the bespoke childcare-specific course for all 42 Hopes & Dreams nursery staff across its three sites, […]

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