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Coming Home for Tynwald Day

Coming Home for Tynwald Day

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s leading film critics, Mark Kermode, who has Manx roots, will be among many ‘coming home’ for Tynwald Day. Mark Kermode and his mother Audrey will be joining other guests of the President of Tynwald, Clare Christian, at the Tynwald Day ceremony on Monday July 7th. This year’s national day celebrations will […]

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Shared Equity Schemes – Consultation Response

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health and Social Care has today published a response to the recent consultation on replacing the current House Purchase Assistance Scheme, with two Shared Equity Schemes. The consultation was launched in March 2014 and sought comments on two new distinct Shared Equity Schemes: First Home Choice aims to assist First Time Buyers […]

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Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Gas is looking to “invest in the youth of the island” by offering up to three apprenticeships to candidates who can demonstrate their desire to work in an engineering based environment. “After a difficult few years and a major restructure of the business we are now able to provide these opportunities,” said Robert Gardner, […]

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Richard Radcliffe: 30 years a commissioner

Richard Radcliffe: 30 years a commissioner

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ramsey Town Commissioner Richard Radcliffe has served the people of Ramsey for 30 years. The landmark achievement was acknowledged at the Commission’s public meeting on Wednesday June 18th by chairman Captain Nigel Malpass when he said Mr Radcliffe, who was elected to represent the town’s south ward on June 1st 1984, remained the longest-serving member […]

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Chief Minister accepts Minister’s resignation

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK has announced that he has reluctantly accepted the resignation of the Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK following further discussion with the Minister. Mr Bell explained: ‘My primary concern throughout has been the protection of the economy, because that is what generates jobs and revenue for the people of […]

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Tynwald delegation returns from Oireachtas study visit

Tynwald delegation returns from Oireachtas study visit

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A delegation of Tynwald Members has returned from a study visit to the Oireachtas, the national parliament of Ireland. David Anderson MHK led the delegation to Leinster House, Dublin of Kate Beecroft MHK, Alfred Cannan MHK, Zac Hall MHK, Howard Quayle MHK, Richard Ronan MHK, Laurence Skelly MHK and Chris Thomas MHK. Clerk to the […]

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Equiom to continue support for Isle of Man Cricketer

Equiom to continue support for Isle of Man Cricketer

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Equiom is proud to support Isle of Man cricketer Max Stokoe for the third year running. The trust and corporate services provider will provide funds to enable Max to prepare for and compete in the ICC European Division Two Championships as part of the Isle of Man national team. The tournament, hosted in Essex on […]

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Further details regarding the rescue of 300 people by Isle of Man registered ship ‘Jupiter Bay’

Further details regarding the rescue of 300 people by Isle of Man registered ship ‘Jupiter Bay’

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has provided further details of the rescue by Isle of Man registered bulk carrier ‘Jupiter Bay’ of more than 300 people trying to cross the Mediterranean in two wooden boats. The 2012-built, 30,153 dwt bulker was en route from Tunis to Gibraltar late last Friday night (6th) when it […]

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Department and construction industry agree new Planning Charter

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure has been working in partnership with representatives from the local construction industry to publish a new Planning Charter. The Charter has been agreed as a way of supporting the continued smooth operation of the planning system and ensuring that decisions are made in a timely manner. It aims to strike the […]

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