Tag: Isle of Man

Council marks 41st anniversary of Summerland fire disaster

Council marks 41st anniversary of Summerland fire disaster

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday August 2nd the Deputy Mayor of Douglas, Councillor Jon Joughin, laid a wreath on behalf of Douglas Borough Council at the memorial in the Kaye Memorial Garden on Queen’s Promenade, where he was joined by members of the Council and the general public In a short speech he said: ‘Even now, the tragic […]

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Rain doesn’t stop the footy fundraising

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Cancer Help and the Mifumi School project in Uganda are both to benefit following the Standard Bank charity football tournament on 12th July which raised £2,000. Despite heavy rain throughout the event which prompted organisers to cancel the family fun element of the day, the football carried on and was enjoyed by everyone who […]

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2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas Mayor Councillor Stan Cain has selected three charities for his mayoral charity appeal.   Three charities will benefit: Cruse Bereavement Care, Douglas Live At Home Scheme and St Mary’s Lourdes Youth. The selection was announced at a reception at the town hall for the charities’ representatives and supporters. Rebecca Watson of St Mary’s Lourdes […]

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Record numbers enter Relay For Life Isle of Man 2014

Record numbers enter Relay For Life Isle of Man 2014

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

With more than 400 participants already signed up and just a short time before registration closes, this year’s Relay For Life Isle of Man on August 23rd, sponsored by Celton Manx, looks set to raise record funds for Cancer Research UK, now an Isle of Man-registered charity funding life-saving treatment for cancer patients. Event chairman […]

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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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