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Public feedback invited on Douglas Promenade proposals

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

A public exhibition is being held at the Sea Terminal to encourage feedback on the two options currently being considered for the refurbishment of Douglas Promenade. Outline designs, technical information and artist’s impressions are available to view in the main foyer. Members of the project team will be available to explain the proposals and to […]

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Further ‘twin mum’ support for the Island’s maternity unit

Further ‘twin mum’ support for the Island’s maternity unit

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the Island’s newest twin mums has made a donation to the Maternity Ward’s appeal to buy a new ‘twin cot’ with the support of her colleagues at Zurich International Life. HR Consultant, Donna Qualtrough, gave birth to her daughters, Erin and Ella, in the summer. They were born prematurely at 36 weeks and […]

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Ebola – risk to Island residents remains low, but the health services are prepared

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health and Social Care would like to reassure the public that the risk from Ebola remains very low in the Isle of Man and that the Island’s health services are prepared. Only those who have recently visited one of the affected countries (Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia) and who have been in […]

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Proposals aimed at improving safety of new drivers

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is inviting public feedback on proposals aimed at improving the safety of new drivers. Statistics show that a disproportionate number of inexperienced motorists are killed or seriously injured on roads throughout the British Isles. The Isle of Man has witnessed a number of tragedies involving young drivers and passengers this year […]

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Potential flooding – Amber Warning

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A fairly big ‘Spring’ tide on Wednesday night / early Thursday (about 00:17 BST, on 9th Oct.) which, due to low atmospheric pressure, will be higher than predicted by tide tables. There’ll be fresh to strong Southerly winds, so some over-topping by waves can be expected onto windward coastal roads and promenades around the period […]

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Renewed support for Manx Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Education Officer post

Renewed support for Manx Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Education Officer post

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peel, ISLE OF MAN – The Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, is delighted to have received renewed support for its key Biodiversity Education Officer post from the Department of Education and Children (DEC) and the Department of the Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA).  Since April this year, funding for the post, […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTRA LIVERPOOL SERVICES FOR 2015

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

There will be extra Liverpool services and increased availability of offer fares next year, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has confirmed as bookings open for the rest of 2015 at www.steam-packet.com. The Company has announced Manannan will operate 48 additional seasonal Liverpool sailings next year. The schedule also includes extra year-round services to […]

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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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