Month: April 2020

IOM GOV UPDATE – 30TH APRIL

HOWARD, ASHY, RAYMONDO – DOI MINISTER  HOWIE GOOD AFTERNOON  THERE’S A LOT TO GET THROUGH DELIGHTED TO BE JOINED MY RAYMONDO ASHY UP FIRST THOUGH WITH THE NUMBERS 2 NEW CASES TODAY  ALTHOUGH THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL NEW CASES, IT ISN’T A CAUSE FOR CONCERN WHAT MATTERS IS THE LONG […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 29TH APRIL

HOWIE, ASHY, DEBBIE – DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES  HOWIE  GOOD AFTERNOON  I HAVE TO DASH TO CHAT TO ZOOM THE UK SOON BUT WILL LEAVE YOU IN ASHY’S VERY CAPABLE HANDS ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS 4 NEW CASES TODAY  NEED TO LOOK BEYOND THE DAILY NUMBERS AND LOOK AT […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 28TH APRIL

GOOD AFTERNOON, SORRY FOR THE DELAY  NUMBERS REGRETTABLY I HAVE TO REPORT ONE FURTHER DEATH – CONDOLENCES TO ALL AFFECTED 1 MORE CONFIRMED CASE  UPDATE MORE SECTORS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO BUSINESSES SUPPORT SCHEME AND SALARY SUPPORT SCHEME £6.5 MILLION HAS ALREADY BEEN PAID OUT  NEW SINGLE EMPLOYEE SCHEME PLAN […]

A Love Letter To Tim Glover’s Voice

This year, instead of counting down to TT we’re all eagerly tuning in to the Government’s daily coronavirus briefings. While we are becoming somewhat familiar with the various MHKs and their defining characteristics, there’s one voice in the room that just hits differently. One voice that immediately transports me to […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 26TH APRIL

BOOTY + JULIE EDGE  JULIE IS THE CHAIR OF THE POST OFFICE – SHE’S HERE TO TELL US ABOUT SOME NEW STAMPS NUMBERS NO NEW CASES  CAN’T SAY MUCH MORE AS I’M NOT A MEDICAL EXPERT  PROUD TO SEE THE ISLAND CLAPPING FOR HEALTH WORKERS  BOOTY WE SUPPORT THE RETURN […]

IOM GOV – 25TH APRIL

FEAT LOZ SKELLY + BRIAN BUTLER – CONSTRUCTION FEDERATION FASTYR MIE NUMBERS NO FURTHER CONFIRMED CASES NO FURTHER CONFIRMED DEATHS  SPEEDY RECOVERY EVERYONE  LOZ CAST YOUR MIND BACK TO 2008  WE STARTED THE JOURNEY OF LOCATE IOM  WE CREATED A LITTLE VIDEO FOR LOCATE, NOT MANY PEOPLE ACTUALLY WATCHED IT  […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 23RD APRIL

GOOD AFTERNOON – HOWIE, ASHY, HENNY (DR HENRIETTA EWART) ASHY  NO NEW CASES  70 ACTIVE CASES WITH GREAT REGRET THAT I HAVE TO ANNOUNCE A FURTHER COMMUNITY DEATH  HEADLINES FROM HOWY NOT READY TO OPEN VENUES OR FACILITIES THAT BRING TOGETHER GROUPS IT’S NOT RIGHT TO OPEN GYMS / SPORTS […]

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE – 22ND APRIL

ASHY, HOWIE AND GARY ROBERTS (POLICE BOSS) ASHY  120 TESTS OUTSTANDING  NO NEW CASES  80 ACTIVE  SAD AND SOLEMN DUTY TO REPORT 6 FURTHER DEATHS – ALL RELATED TO ABBOTSWOOD CLUSTER REPATRIATION HOTEL –  COMIS CAN BE SPLIT IN WINGS SO CAN ACCOMMODATE TWO DIFFERENT COHORTS – OTHER RETURNING RESIDENTS […]

Comis Covid-19 Diary – Week 1

This is my personal account that I thought it would be interesting for people to understand the circumstances and perhaps help others that come after us to prepare. I am not sugar coating anything, nor am I exaggerating or bending the truth. This is a raw and honest account of my experience and the thoughts I am having, as I have them.

IOM GOV UPDATE – 21ST APRIL

THE OG DYNAMIC DUO – HOWARD & ASHY HOWIE GOOD AFTERNOON – IT’S GOOD TO BE BACK  THANKS FOR ALL OF THE NICE MESSAGES I’M OVER IT, BUT IT’S HORRID  I’VE REALLY MISSED THE CONFERENCES  GETTING BACK TO THE OLD ROUTINE  – DAVID IS GOING TO DELIVER THE STATS ASHY […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 20TH APRIL

ASHY WAS JOINED BY DR LYZ HOWARD THE MATRON @ NOBLES  GOOD AFTERNOON  THANKS TO EVERYONE STICKING TO THE RULES  REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THERE HAVE BEEN 3 FURTHER DEATHS IN THE COMMUNITY I CAN BARELY BEGIN TO IMAGINE THE HEARTACHE OF THEIR LOVED ONES – HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO ALL IMPACTED […]

IOM GOV – 19TH APRIL

FASTYR MIE LOZ SKELLY IS JOINED BY CLAIRE CHRISTIAN AND REBECCA FROM THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  UPDATE PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT (GOV MANIFESTO) INCLUDED MANY ACTIONS AND KPI’S. LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE IT HAS BEEN TURNED UPSIDE DOWN  OUR ISLAND A SPECIAL PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK – WE’RE FOCUSING ON THE […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 17TH APRIL

DELIVERED BY ALF, TREASURY MINISTER  OVER THE PAST 4 WEEKS WE’VE RELEASED A FEW DIFFERENT SCHEMES WE KNOW THERE ARE A WIDE REACHING CHALLENGES FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS  MERA OPENED FOR BUSINESS LAST WEEK  2000 APPLICATIONS – 742 APPROVED – WILL RECEIVE MONEY  NEXT WEEK APPLICATIONS COMING IN AT A RATE […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 16TH APRIL

FEAT ASHY & HENRIETTA EWART – HEAD OF PUBLIC HEALTH  OPENING QUICK REMINDER ON THE RULES, FOR THOSE AT THE BACK; STAY INSIDE SOCIAL DISTANCE EXERCISE ONCE A DAY  TRIBUTE TO BRENDAN MAXWELL WHO SADLY LOST HIS HEROIC BATTLE WITH COVID-19. A WONDERFUL HUSBAND AND FATHER, MUCH LOVED GRANDAD. HE […]

Loo roll, libation, and self isolation

I think most of us, women, men, and children alike, are hitting that point in lockdown where dates and time no longer have meaning and we’re waking up each day like Robin Williams after he’s emerged from Jumanji after 25 years; hairy, perplexed, and asking what year it is.

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE – 13TH APRIL

NUMBERS 232 CONFIRMED CASES 131 PRESUMED RECOVERED  99 ACTIVE CASES 13 IN HOSPITAL  TRIBUTE TO RICHARD LLOYD A RICHLY PERSONABLE TRIBUTE WAS SHARED FROM CHIEF CONSTABLE – ASHY CAN’T BEAT IT  ‘WE HAVE LOST A VERY SPECIAL PERSON’ UPDATE  WELL DONE FOR STAYING IN, WE KNOW IT’S TOUGH  HE SAW […]

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE – 12TH APRIL

FEAT LORD BISHOP – PETE EAGLES HOWIES SAID WE’RE AT WAR WITH AN INVISIBLE ENEMY – HE IS RIGHT NOT AN EXPERT ON WAR FIGHTING  BUT UNDERSTAND FIGHTING POWER HAS 3 COMPONENTS – PHYSICAL / CONCEPTUAL / MORAL  ALL THREE ARE IMPORTANT  BUT NAPOLEON HIMSELF SAID MORAL COMPONENT OUTWEIGHS BOTH  FOR […]

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE – 9TH APRIL

FEAT ASHY AND MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS – ROSS +  DR SKEL OPENING UPDATE HOWARD HAS HAD A POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS RESULT. MILD SYMPTOMS AND STILL WORKING FROM HOME. GET WELL SOON, LAD! NUMBERS 1879 TESTS COMPLETED 1751 RESULTS BACK, 128 PENDING  TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES 190 TOTAL PRESUMED RECOVERED 92  97 ACTIVE […]

Gef’s Good News: CrowdShield.im

Highlighting the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), it has reached the point in the UK where one NHS hospital contacted a ‘medical fetish company’ to procure disposable scrubs for their front line staff. But fear not, no one up Nobles will be walking around in assless chaps any […]

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE – 8TH APRIL

FEAT GAZ + DAVE AHSY POLICE ARE WORKING TIRELESSLY  ON BEHALF ON THE IOM – THANK YOU TO THE POLICE  8 POSITIVE TEST RESULTS @10AM – NO NEW ONES SINCE THEN 7 IN CONFIRMED CASES IN HOSPITAL  22 PATIENTS AWAITING RESULTS 282 TESTS OUTSTANDING  82 RECOVERED 75 ACTIVE CASES  “SENDING STRENGTH […]

IOM GOV DAILY UPDATE: 1PM SPECIAL-7TH APRIL

A 1PM TREASURY SPECIAL WITH ALF THIS HAS CAUSED DISRUPTION WE’RE ALL WONDERING, WHEN WILL OUR ECONOMY START MOVING AGAIN? YOU MIGHT BE FINDING YOURSELF ON THE DOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME THERE HAVE BEEN SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN BENEFIT APPLICATIONS MERA (MANX EARNINGS REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE) INTRODUCED YESTERDAY – 1143 APPLICATIONS […]