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New addition for Peel Leece Museum

New addition for Peel Leece Museum

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pictured next to the P11 Wanderer crew memorial in Peel, is Isle of Man Post Offices Sarah Read presenting Roy Baker, Curator of the Leece Museum in Peel with a framed cover depicting the curious tale of RMS Lusitania and the P11 Wanderer.  Isle of Man Post Office elected to present this to Roy and […]

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Biggest change to telephone calls in over a decade

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

UK Freephone numbers, which up until now have only been free to call from landlines, will also be made free to call from mobiles from July 1st 2015. This change is just a small part of a UK-wide Ofcom initiative to make call charges clearer for customers who phone non-geographic service numbers, which are often […]

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Budding Engineers of the future

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce’s Awareness of Careers in Engineering (ACE) programme, the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector, in conjunction with the Department of Education and Children (DEC), held its annual GCSE and A Level/International Baccalaureate Design & Technology coursework awards evening at the Isle of Man Airport on the 25th […]

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Community dental surgery at the heart of Onchan expands

Community dental surgery at the heart of Onchan expands

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Restore before replace”: that’s the message from Onchan-based Compass Dental Surgery as it opens its doors to new patients following the appointment of two additional dental professionals. The community surgery in The Village Walk has welcomed associate dentist Miles Ritchings and dental nurse Abbie Shepley who join the long-established team from their own practice. Practice […]

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Six endangered species printed on latest stamp issue

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present a set of stamps and other collectables produced in collaboration with Curraghs Wildlife Park to celebrate the Parks 50th anniversary and in memory of Patricia Harvey, Isle of Man Photographic Society wildlife park photographer and loyal Park supporter. The collection which depicts some of the Curraghs […]

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Hartford Homes site manager wins a second prestigious ‘Pride in the Job’ award

Hartford Homes site manager wins a second prestigious ‘Pride in the Job’ award

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hartford Homes site manager Dominic McGreevy has scooped a coveted ‘Pride in the Job’ award for the second time is his career, recognising his work on a super-luxury property in Douglas. The National House Building Council has named Dominic as a Single Home Commendation Award winner in the first round of its annual awards programme, […]

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Sure achieves Ofcom-recognised metering and billing certification

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sure has achieved the Total Metering and Billing System (TMBS) certification issued by the Isle of Man Communications Commission and recognised by Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. The TMBS certification is designed to monitor communications providers’ metering and billing systems with the main focus of ensuring the accuracy […]

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Guernsey’s fund industry saw growth during Q1 of 2015

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Figures issued today show that the value of investment fund business in Guernsey grew by £2.8 billion (1.28%) during the first quarter of this year. It means the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey now stands at £222.2 billion. Statistics from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) also show […]

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New corporate paralegal for Cains’ London office

New corporate paralegal for Cains’ London office

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Law and professional services group Cains has expanded the corporate team at its London office with the appointment of Taranah Blake as a paralegal. Taranah’s areas of practice will include general corporate, funds, asset finance and corporate finance, including capital markets. Cains director Mike Edwards, who heads up the London corporate department, said: “We are […]

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Microgaming’s Blockbuster Terminator 2™ Launching On Multi-player Platform

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Microgaming is releasing a trio of multiplayer games, together with some exciting player tournaments. Centre Court is a five reel, nine payline slot set at one of the most prestigious tennis championships on the planet. Available as a tournament slot on the download and Flash platforms from 24th June, the game will be utilised for […]

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