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STATEMENT UPDATE ON MANANNAN

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following last week’s announcement that Manannan will operate on reduced power after suffering a mechanical issue with one of her four engines, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company can now confirm revised departure schedules until the engine has been repaired. Operating on reduced power will add approximately 20 minutes to each journey. The Steam […]

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Barclays employees walk for Isle of Man charities

Barclays employees walk for Isle of Man charities

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A total of 14 Barclays Wealth and Investment Management employees took part in this year’s 2014 Manx Telecom Parish Walk raising nearly four thousand pounds for four local charities. They walked a combined distance of 572.5 miles on Saturday 21 June 2014, with nine of them managing to walk the 32.5 miles to Peel by […]

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Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral choir to sing at three places of worship in the Island

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral choir to sing at three places of worship in the Island

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral choir is to perform at three places of worship in the Island this month. The choir will be performing in the Island after returning from Rome where they sang at the papal mass for St Peter and St Paul in addition to singing at other basilicas and churches in the city. […]

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A first for Jason

A first for Jason

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jason Evans, principal trumpet with the Philharmonia Orchestra and a cultural ambassador for Island of Culture 2014, has graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a first class honours Bachelor of Music (BMus London) degree. At the graduation ceremony at St Marylebone Parish Church where the awards were presented by HRH The Duchess of […]

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Isle of Man Post Office marks official 50th display season celebrations of the RAF Red Arrows

Isle of Man Post Office marks official 50th display season celebrations of the RAF Red Arrows

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Post Office is marking the official celebrations of the 50th display season of the RAF Red Arrows by releasing a unique collectable – commemorative stamp sheets which were flown inside the aircraft during a display in June. In February, the Isle of Man Post Office issued six stamps marking the 50th […]

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Barclays employees celebrate Manx National Week in branch

Barclays employees celebrate Manx National Week in branch

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays customers were welcomed into the Victoria Street branch last Saturday with traditional Manx music and dancing as part of the bank’s Tynwald celebration day. The bank organised a number activities in the branch to celebrate Manx heritage ahead of Manx National Week including face painting, live music and traditional Manx dancing. Customers were greeted […]

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Second review into Health Service published

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The West Midlands Quality Review Service (WMQRS) has today published the second of 13 quality assurance reviews of the Island’s Health Service. The second review focussed on acute medical admissions at Noble’s Hospital and the care of people with long term conditions in both the hospital and community setting.  As with the findings from the […]

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Top darts night set to return to Isle of Man

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some of the world’s best professional darts players will be on show when the Isle of Man Darts Classic returns to Douglas in September. The eagerly anticipated event, which saw a capacity crowd flock to the Villa Marina last year, has a bumper field of six top arrows aces of past and present. James Wade, […]

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Steam Packet Company & Sure team up to support Tinkermann Festival

Steam Packet Company & Sure team up to support Tinkermann Festival

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

STEAM PACKET COMPANY & SURE TEAM UP TO SUPPORT TINKERMANN FESTIVAL The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and Sure have teamed up to support a new all-day music festival. The TinkerMann Festival takes place at the Villa Marina on Saturday, July 19th and has been organised by experienced local promoter Mark Armstrong, who has […]

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Dads-to-be helped by new Daddy Baby Care classes

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dads-to-be now have the opportunity to attend a special two-hour class to help them learn the basics of child care, such as nappy changing, as well as the opportunity to ask maternity staff any questions they may have. The service, which was launched by the Jane Crookall Maternity Unit at Noble’s Hospital in November 2013, […]

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