Tag: One World Centre

DEC collection for Syria

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre is pleased to announce that £2,050.16 was raised from the Isle of Man in the recent Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for those affected by the ongoing crisis in Syria. The money raised for DEC appeals is sent for further distribution to British aid and humanitarian agencies working in the area. Over […]

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DEC collection for Syria taking place in Island this weekend

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man will be taking part in the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal this weekend collecting for the millions of people who urgently need aid due to the ongoing conflict in Syria. It is estimated more than four million people require help after the past two years of war. In many parts of the […]

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Launch of Island Fairtrade website

Launch of Island Fairtrade website

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A one-stop resource to enhance understanding of Fairtrade A new website for the Island is being launched to coincide with Fairtrade Fortnight. IoM Fairtrade Island at http://www.iom.selectfairtrade.co.uk/ is supported by the One World Centre and the Isle of Man Fairtrade Group and will provide a central resource for all things Fairtrade on the Island. This […]

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Students Script Leprosy DVD

Students Script Leprosy DVD

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

St John’s School works with the Leprosy Mission and TME on educational resource The One World Centre’s latest venture is to give St John’s Year 5 students the opportunity of easing the lives of people around the world. Following a presentation by Nick Calland, the area representative of the Leprosy Mission, the class is busy […]

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Sure sponsors One World Centre Primary School Film Competition

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre is delighted to announce that Sure has become the sponsor for its innovative It’s Not Fair! Short Film competition for the Island’s primary school children. Sure’s involvement means that many of the winning films from the competition will also be shown on Sure TV, giving young broadcasters and film-makers a fabulous […]

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Discover the Story of Stuff at One World Centre cinema night

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The next One World Centre cinema night on Friday 25th January will showcase The Story of Stuff, a fast-paced, fact-filled animation looking at the impact of the modern consumer society. Often humorous and always engaging, the film is about “all our stuff — where it comes from and where it goes when we throw it […]

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Award-winning environmental road trip movie kicks off One World Centre 2013 cinema screenings

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre begins its 2013 independent cinema screenings this Friday (11th January) with the American movie YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip. Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends spend a year on the road – travelling with hope, humour and all of the rubbish they create – to explore […]

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Stamps for Charity

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As our Christmas celebrations come to a close for another year, the co-ordinators of the all Island Appeal to “Save those Stamps” remind us that the spirit of good will doesn’t need to come to an end just yet! “ If you’ve remembered to save your stamps, please do bring them to the various collecting […]

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Overseas Aid Committee pledges support to One World Charity Challenge

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre is pleased to announce the Isle of Man Overseas Aid Committee has pledged £10,000 to this year’s One World Charity Challenge. The funding will be added to a grant of £11,500 from the H&S Davidson Trust giving a total of £21,500 to be distributed between the 28 charities being represented by […]

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One small insignificant life changing step

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The all Island Christmas Stamp Appeal has been launched again this year, with churches, chapels and schools across the Island offering to act as local collecting stations for your stamps. The first step is just to remember to cut the stamps off the envelopes with a 5cm surround as they start dropping through your letter […]

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