Day: 22 December 2020

Mixed response to new regulations

Liberal Vannin leader Lawrie Hooper MHK has told Gef of his mixed feelings over the new covid and border restrictions announced by the Chief Minister today. You can see Gef’s roundup of the gov update here. Mr Hooper said: ‘Whilst I applaud the government for taking quick action following reports […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Chief Minister announced changes After wishing us all a Merry Christmas and promising to see us in the New Year, HQ, Ashy and Dr Henny were called back to explain what the worsening situation in the UK means for the island. They announced a wide range of measures which will […]

IOM GOV UPDATE 22ND DEC

HQ, ASHY & HENNY UK UPDATE THERE HAS BEEN A RAPID DETERIORATION REGARDING THE UK’S COVID SITUATION THEY’RE AT THEIR HIGHEST DAILY TOTAL OF CASES TOTAL NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN UK TO HAVE TESTED POSITIVE REACHED 2M ON WEDNESDAY ON MON 14TH DEC THERE WAS A NEW, MORE CONTAGIOUS STRAIN […]

Access Denied: Part 2

In the run up to Christmas, Gef is speaking to people who have found themselves stuck off island and unable to return due to the border closure. One man who contacted us told Gef about how he and his fiance, who are both from the island but work in London, […]

Keys in Brief

Tim Baker, DOI Minister Only three GCSE and A-Level students studying Manx Figures released by Education Minister Dr Al show that just three students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 are studying Manx in the island. Castle Rushen, QE II and Ramsey Grammar schools all have one student studying […]