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Jingle MBLs! Prize draw to win luxury Christmas hampers

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have an elderly relative, friend or neighbour who deserves an extra special surprise gift this Christmas? Maybe there’s someone you know who is retired and an unsung hero or heroine? If so, then you could put their name forward to be in with a chance of winning one of five fantastic luxury Virginia […]

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Successful year for Youth Justice Team

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has welcomed further evidence of the role played by the Youth Justice Team in diverting young people away from a life of crime. The multi-agency team, which is led by the Isle of Man Constabulary, experienced a ‘challenging but successful year’, with its annual report for 2013-14 showing a […]

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HOTELS’ COLLECTION FOR SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS APPEAL IS A SWEET SUCCESS!

HOTELS’ COLLECTION FOR SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS APPEAL IS A SWEET SUCCESS!

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Salvation Army hopes to help every child referred to them to enjoy Christmas this year by distributing toys to local families in need, and both the BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel & Casino and The Sefton are delighted to have been able to offer support to the venture. The joint Christmas Toys Appeal between The […]

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New leadership team for health and social care almost complete

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The formation of a new leadership team for the Department of Health and Social Care is almost complete with a number of vacancies now having been filled. Minister for Health and Social Care, Howard Quayle MHK, said: “When I became Minister the number one priority was to put in place a robust management structure.  This […]

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New kit for Laxey under-16 footballers thanks to Heritage Homes

New kit for Laxey under-16 footballers thanks to Heritage Homes

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Players from Laxey Football Club’s under-16 Miners team are not only celebrating winning all seven of their junior league games this season, but are also proudly sporting a new kit courtesy of Heritage Homes. The local company, which is part of the Dandara Group, has continued its long-running support for the club by providing them […]

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IGH PERFORMANCE FROM JAMIL QURESHI AT MICROGAMING AND ISLE OF MAN SPORT EVENT

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLE OF MAN – A presentation held at the Gaiety Theatre on Wednesday 12th November by the thought provoking Jamil Qureshi, created a huge buzz amongst the local audience of sport enthusiasts and business leaders. Jamil Qureshi is one of today’s foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology. His expertise is utilised by some of the […]

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Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A remarkable seven-year-old girl has won the Heroes in the Community 2014 Heart of Gold award sponsored by Celton Manx. Cici Reed, from Peel, has raised more than £2,500 for ‘Big H’, the former TT rider Paul Hunt seriously injured while serving as a marshall in the 2014 TT. The St John’s Primary School pupil […]

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MICROGAMING PLAYS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORWARD

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming has created a brand-new identity for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Microgaming PlayItForward is the official name for Microgaming’s extensive CSR programme. It encompasses all aspects of the award-winning technology company’s activities in health, sport, education, charity and community. This includes initiatives such as its ambassador programme, backing of […]

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International Development Committee pledges support for Ebola Crisis Appeal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man International Development Committee has pledged £100,000 in support of the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has caused misery to thousands of families in the region.  The countries which are worst affected by this outbreak are Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Over […]

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25p school bus fare to be introduced

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 25p per journey fare will be implemented early in 2015 for children travelling to school by bus. The Department of Infrastructure is reintroducing school bus fares as part of the package of measures aimed at meeting its challenging budget target for the current financial year. The charge, which is half the 50p fare originally […]

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