Tag: Isle of Man

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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Top prize for Heritage Homes site manager in regional ‘Pride in the Job’ awards

Top prize for Heritage Homes site manager in regional ‘Pride in the Job’ awards

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Heritage Homes site manager has picked up a top prize in the regional stage of the prestigious construction industry ‘Pride in the Job’ awards. Mark Patton has been named as a regional winner for Northern Ireland and Isle of Man in the Single Home category for his work on the unique three-storey residence ‘Wardfell’ […]

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MannVend sucess in ISO re-acreditation

MannVend sucess in ISO re-acreditation

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continued investment in systems and processes has enabled refreshment specialists MannVend to be awarded ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for the fifth time. Following a rigorous examination of its standards and procedures, MannVend has exceeded the exacting demands of the accreditation, which is only awarded to companies that demonstrate the highest quality management systems. Managing Director, Tracey […]

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Abacus employee receives Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014

Abacus employee receives Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Donna Richards, Trust and Corporate Administrator at Abacus Trust Company Limited, has been presented the Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014 for her results in the recent Corporate Secretarial Practice exam of the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme. The Isle of Man branch of the Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators has been presenting awards to students […]

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Local nursery and school to showcase Montessori preschool education this weekend

Local nursery and school to showcase Montessori preschool education this weekend

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Parents of preschool children are being invited to learn about Montessori education, a unique approach which promotes independence, at this weekend’s Isle of Man Bump, Baby and Toddler Show. Aspirations Montessori School, which follows the teaching method, will exhibit at the Villa Marina arcade from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, November 2. Mary Lyons, […]

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Pilot scheme will enhance support for carers

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

A pilot for a new scheme to provide information and advice to carers and to assess their needs will launch in November.   The scheme is a joint initiative between the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Crossroads Care. The pilot exercise has been developed to help inform the Department on the likely […]

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Microgaming Health & Care Trust supports local film project ‘Him Upstairs’

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Microgaming Health & Care Trust has made a £5,000 donation to support the inspirational film project, Him Upstairs. Produced by Little Sky Productions, Him Upstairs was co-written by an Isle of Man resident Sonya Quayle and Liverpool based Neil Mooney. It won the award for The Best Unproduced Screenplay at the British Independent Film […]

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Successful International Festival for Business for Isle of Man

Successful International Festival for Business for Isle of Man

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Economic Development has issued an upbeat message following the conclusion of the International Festival for Business (IFB) which was held in Liverpool during June and July. The Department had a permanent presence in ‘The Hub’ for the duration of the six week festival as well as hosting weekly events that showcased the […]

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Island’s hosting of British All-Winners Festival of Plays ‘wondrous’

Island’s hosting of British All-Winners Festival of Plays ‘wondrous’

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Island’s hosting of the National Drama Festivals Association’s (NDFA) 41st British All-Winners Festival of Plays finals at the Gaiety Theatre in July has been described variously as ‘memorable’, ‘fabulous’ and ‘wondrous’, with Isle of Man drama groups triumphing in a number of categories. The Legion Players won the one-act play category, lifting the Irving […]

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IOM’s WWI history sells at auction

IOM’s WWI history sells at auction

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rare Isle of Man WWI postal history has been sold in London with Stanley Gibbons. The lots included the only known unused example in private hands of a stamp from the Knockaloe internment camp established in the IOM during WWI. The camp contained the only British post office to operate within a British prisoner of […]

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