Tag: Isle of Man

Millennium Way Relay charity run this Saturday

Millennium Way Relay charity run this Saturday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Millennium Way Relay run this Saturday (July 19) will be raising funds for The Children’s Centre. There are team and individual races along the 28-mile multi-terrain footpath from Ramsey to Castletown. The Millennium Way Relay was first held in 1979 when the Millennium Way trail first opened. Traditionally, it was on Boxing Day with […]

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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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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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‘Growth Deal’ announcement must benefit rural economy, says CLA

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man expects to play host to over a hundred Bitcoin and digital currency specialists in September, for the inaugural Crypto Valley Summit. The event, which is supported by lead sponsor KPMG, local companies and the Isle of Man Government, is aimed at off-island entrepreneurs interested in opening a digital currency business in […]

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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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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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Manx Blind Welfare Society to host week of major events

Manx Blind Welfare Society to host week of major events

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Blind Welfare Society will host a week of events to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by blind and visually impaired people living in the Isle of Man, promote eye health and highlight the charity’s work and services. The first Vision Awareness Week will take place from 15th to 21st September. It will […]

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Super six complete round the Island ultra run charity challenge

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six runners took part in a 100 mile race along the Island’s coastal path as part of a fundraising event for The Children’s Centre. The Isle of Man Coastal Ultra run is a brand new event held for the first time this year. The challenge was to complete a lap of the coastal path – including Langness and […]

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