Tag: Isle of Man

ICSA Annual Dinner guests raise over £1,850 for Isle of Man charities

ICSA Annual Dinner guests raise over £1,850 for Isle of Man charities

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

A full audience at the 2012 ICSA Annual Dinner, this year again sponsored by RBS International, and held at the Mount Murray Hotel & Country Club, Santon raised over £1,850 from the Charity Raffle on the night, to be split between Hospice Isle of Man and Cruse Bereavement Care The evening, which began with a […]

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LARGEST SAILING SHIP IN THE WORLD WILL VISIT THE ISLE OF MAN

LARGEST SAILING SHIP IN THE WORLD WILL VISIT THE ISLE OF MAN

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

THE ISLE OF MAN is set to welcome the largest sailing ship in the world ‘Wind Surf’, a Windstar fleet vessel, next year. The 14,745 tonne, sleek, five-masted yacht, encompassing six decks and accommodating 312 guests, will call on Friday 30th August 2013 as part of a cruise entitled ‘Legendary Links’. Passengers will visit classic […]

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Last chance to apply for stand at Businesses Employment and Skills 2012

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

EMPLOYERS have just two more weeks to apply for a stand at Employment and Skills 2012, the Isle of Man’s largest event highlighting work and training opportunities. It will take place at the Villa Marina, Douglas, on Thursday 22nd November and is jointly hosted by the Departments of Economic Development and Education and Children. Around […]

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Frustration At Manx Grand Prix As Fog Ends First Session After One Lap

Frustration At Manx Grand Prix As Fog Ends First Session After One Lap

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

First qualifying session for the 2012 Manx Grand Prix Festival got underway this evening on the Isle of Man with conditions reported as good on the Mountain Course. However, it was a frustrating evening for competitors as fog closed in on the mountain section during the opening lap and riders were only able to get […]

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New Responsive Website Design for Home Strategic

New Responsive Website Design for Home Strategic

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Home Strategic, one of the Isle of Man’s leading marketing and creative design agencies, has launched a new responsive website for the iPad generation. The website (www.homestrategic.com) has been developed to respond to a browser’s resolution, giving optimal user experience no matter whether site visitors are viewing the website on a home PC or on […]

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Isle of Man Health Minister to appear before Committee

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Social Affairs Policy Review Committee, a Standing Committee of Tynwald, will be taking oral evidence from the Minister for Health for the first time next week. A wide range of topics is likely to be covered in the evidence session, in which the Chief Executive of the Department of Health, Mr David Killip, will […]

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Isle of Man Prison staff receive Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Isle of Man Prison staff receive Queen’s Jubilee Medal

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

LIEUTENANT Governor Adam Wood praised the valuable contribution made by the Isle of Man Prison Service as he presented members of staff with the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. Mr Wood said the Prison and its personnel played an important role by helping to maintain community safety in the Island and to resettle offenders into the community […]

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Justine Herridge considers the UK Government’s new consultation paper and the effect this may have on the Isle of Man

Justine Herridge considers the UK Government’s new consultation paper and the effect this may have on the Isle of Man

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The UK Government has published a consultation paper entitled “Ensuring the fair taxation of residential property transactions” – but it is difficult to see how the new package of measures can be considered “fair”! According to news reports, the Isle of Man is the most popular place to register UK properties for tax avoidance purposes […]

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Isle of Man in TV Spotlight

Isle of Man in TV Spotlight

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man is set to gain some great TV coverage following recent visits from two high profile TV crews. ITV Countrywise travelled to the Island to film for their programme earlier in the year with presenters Paul Heiney and Bettany Hughes and BBC Countryfile visited last week with John Craven and Julia Bradbury. […]

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Chief Minister welcomes Estonian Ambassador to Island

Chief Minister welcomes Estonian Ambassador to Island

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man is continuing to raise its international profile by strengthening political and economic links with countries around the world. Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK this week welcomed Her Excellency Aino Lepik von Wiren, Estonian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, on a two-day visit to the Island. The Ambassador, who was accompanied by […]

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