Month: June 2020

IOM GOV UPDATE – 29TH JUNE

HOWARD & DR AL WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE  AS H-MAN, DEFENDER OF THE ROCK, EMERGENCY POWERS REVEALED THEMSELVES TO ME  BY THE POWERS INVESTED IN THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, WE HAVE DITCHED THE EMERGENCY POWERS WE NO LONGER HAVE THE POWER THE PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER  POWER TO THE PEOPLE BUT […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 25 JUNE

HOWARD AND ASHY WELL GOOD AFTERNOON  PERFECT SUMMERS DAY ON THE IOM  THE HOTTEST DAY IN NEARLY TWO YEARS  ASHY AND HOWARD HAVE BEEN STUCK IN MEETINGS BUT THEY HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE SUN  PRE COVID WE WOULD HAVE TOLD YOU TO WEAR SUNCREAM AND DRINK WATER  NOW WE ADD […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 22ND JUNE

HOWARD AND DR AL  HOWARD WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE  HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD WEEKEND  I TOOK GREAT DELIGHT IN SEEING PEOPLE MEETING UP WITH LOVED THIS WEEKEND THE PUBS WERE BUSY AND THERE WASN’T ANY TROUBLE, THANKS GANG  WE SHOULD BE PROUD OF HOW WE HAVE RESPONDED TO THIS […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 19TH JUNE

ASHY AND MIKE FROM THE SAMARITANS  GOOD AFTERNOON  NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 30 DAYS WITHOUT THE RONA  LOCAL ELIMINATION ACHIEVED   UPDATE MAIN WEAPON IS OUR BORDER OUR MANX BUBBLE IS PRETTY MAGICAL  SCHOOL BAGS AND GYM BAGS WILL BE PREPARED YOU’LL HAVE TO GET THE IRON AGAIN TO HEAD BACK […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 18TH JUNE

HOWARD AND ASHY  WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE WE CAN SAY, THAT WE ARE COVID 19 FREE A MILESTONE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE  ASHY WITH NO NUMBERS COS WE’RE COVID FREE  DENTISTRY  SPENT SOME TIME REDESIGNING DENTISTS TO START WITH THEY WILL ONLY CARRY OUT URGENT TREATMENTS  PPE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL […]

IOM school openings: Q&A with Dr Al

All children on the Isle of Man are able to go back to school on Monday (yay!), but even though we’re heading into our new Manx normal, there are still plenty of questions to be asked.

We caught up with Dr Alex Allinson, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture, to find out more.

#MANXGEM PHOTO COMPETITION

While summer holidays abroad continue to look uncertain, Visit Isle of Man is encouraging Islanders to look for adventure and discovery much closer to home, with its #ManxGem photography campaign offering a Staycation up to the value of £750 to the competition’s winner at any property listed here on our extraordinary Island.

IOM GOV UPDATE – 15TH JUNE

HOWARD AND SKELLY  WELL GOOD AFTERNOON  HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE GLORIOUS SUNSHINE OVER THE WEEKEND ASHY HASN’T RUN AWAY TO HOST HIS OWN CHAT SHOW, HE’LL BE BACK LATER THIS WEEK  NUMBERS NO NEW CASES DAY 26 OF NO NEW CASES UPDATE FROM TODAY SOCIAL DISTANCING IS NO LONGER REQUIRED […]

GEF’S WEEKLY ROUND UP

Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Community Efforts Throughout lockdown, Gareth and Sammi Farrell have been cooking up meals to delivery to vulnerable people throughout the Island community. After losing her job to the pandemic, Sammi decided she wanted to help others in a similar situation and […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 12TH JUNE

ASHY & KATH MAGSON GOOD AFTERNOON  *ASHY HAS BEEN TO RON SMITHS NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 0 ACTIVE CASES UPDATE IOM IS NEARLY 100% CLEAR OF THE VIRUS GUTTED WE DIDN’T GET THE REAL TT TODAY, ANOTHER BIGGIE WE HAVE HAD TO SACRIFICE. BUT THE SACRIFICE HAS BEEN WORTH IT  […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 11TH JUNE

HOWARD + ASHY  WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE WE’VE GOT A LITTLE SURPRISE FOR YOU ALL TODAY BUT FIRST… ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS 18 AWAITING RESULTS  0 ACTIVE CASES HOWARD 22 DAYS WITH NO CASES HAVE WE ELIMINATED COVID FROM THE ROCK? POSSIBLY  WILL WE SEE THE ODD CASE POP UP […]

MANX PUBLIC Q&A – 10TH JUNE

JAMES DAVIS AS HOST WITH ASHY TAKING QUESTIONS FROM THE MANX PUBLIC  WHERE WAS SOCIAL DISTANCING AT THE BLM PROTEST? POLICE ENGAGED STRONGLY WITH THE ORGANISERS. FROM WHAT ASHY SAW, PEOPLE WERE SOCIAL DISTANCING  WHAT ARE WE DISTANCING FROM? A HIDDEN ENEMY, A VIRUS IS SOMETHING WE CAN’T SEE. WE […]

Not the TT 2020 – Teams

Here we have it, the Not the TT 2020 teams! Made up of pairs of local riders and local cyclists raising money for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Remember, it’s not a race! The winner won’t be the fastest lap, it’s the team who […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 8TH JUNE

HOWARD, DR AL, CHRISSIE (SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS)  HOWARD IS DONNING A DAPPER YELLOW WAISTCOAT AND HANKY  “I’M GIVING ASHY A BREAK TODAY. BUT I’M SURE HE’S WATCHING TONIGHT TO MAKE SURE WE DO IT PROPERLY” NUMBERS NO NEW CASES LET’S TAKE A MOMENT TO RECOGNISE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR ISLAND  DR […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Firstly, in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, where historic protests were held in 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, residents have made history yet again after electing their first ever black mayor in city councilwoman Ella Jones. On her election […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 4TH JUNE

HOWARD AND ASHY  DOUBLE PODIUM MEANS NO MORE BACK AND FORTH FOR THE DYNAMIC DUO  ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS AWAITING 18 RESULTS  0 NEW CASES 0 ACTIVE CASES  A FEW OTHER BITS…  LETTERS FOR THOSE SHIELDING – FRESH ONES ARE ON THE WAY OUT WITH NEW ADVICE  HOSPITAL AND CARE […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 3RD JUNE

JAMES DAVIS AND DRL AL WITH QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC  INTRO FROM JAMES *FEAT. A CRACKING MANX TAN  DELIGHTED TO BE JOINED BY DR AL  WE ASKED DOMINIC CUMMINS TO JOIN BUT HE SAID EVEN BY HIS STANDARDS A ROADTRIP TO THE ISLE OF MAN WAS A LITTLE TOO FAR  […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 2ND JUNE

GRAHAM CREGEEN, MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS KEV GROOM, CHIEF FIRE OFFICER  *WE HAVE A NEW SET UP – 2 X PODIUMS, 2 X FLAGS, SAME GREEN BANNER GOOD AFTERNOON NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 1 ACTIVE CASE UPDATE – GRAHAM & KEV  EVERYONE ACROSS DHA HAS WORKED HARD – THANK YOU  […]

Not the TT 2020

Not the TT 2020 will see local riders pairing up with local cyclists to complete a lap of the legendary TT course – still on 2 wheels, but this time they’ll be powering themselves around. The challenge will raise much needed funds for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by […]

IOM GOV UPDATE – 1ST JUNE

HOWARD, ASHY, HENNY “WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE” SORRY WE’RE LATE WE WERE CATCHING UP ON BREXIT WITH THE UK  ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS  NO NEW CASES ONE ACTIVE CASE WE HAVE A NEW GRAPH BEING RELEASED TONIGHT THAT WILL BE UPDATED DAILY  ACTIVE CASES PEAKED MID APRIL  TOTAL CASES HAVE […]