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Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Thanks for tuning in Two and a half weeks since our last show. A few cases are popping up but it’s manageable and explainable The virus is here to stay, we need to learn to live with it Change in approach means […]
Ahead of a meeting tonight to discuss the future of the residents of the Corrin Memorial Home in Peel, an MLC has announced she will launch a bid for an emergency motion on the plans. Kate Lord-Brennan MLC, who is standing for the Keys in this summer’s General Election, says […]
The Manx Labour Party launched its manifesto at its AGM this weekend, with the party setting out its stall for the local and general elections later this year. Founded in 1918, the MLP is the island’s oldest political party, it currently has three representatives on Douglas Borough Council and was […]
Minister David Ashford told the Public Accounts Committee this week that the genomics scientist would be part of the group which is being created to provide independent advice to the Council of Ministers.
In 2019, DHSC Minister David Ashford promised the establishment of an M.E. Service pilot scheme in 2019 with a full service established by April 2020 but nothing has yet materialised.
Before his conviction, the man had an association with the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) and in 2016, he was commissioned to paint a mural at St Mary’s Primary School in Douglas.
The DfE has announced the launch of the Graduate Role Incentive offering local businesses 20% of the first year salary up to £6,000 and an employer National Insurance rebate for each returning or incoming graduate hired into supported roles. Essentially that all means they’re trying to get graduates to come […]
Recently, Gef ran a poll and asked readers if they voted in the last election, with 48% responding with ‘no’. Here, Emma Cox from Gef explains why she’s part of the 48% and why she plans on losing her ‘V’ this election year.
Even if the Isle of Man Bank were to close all of its offices in the island, it would not affect our ability to issue our own money, the Treasury Minister has told Keys. Alf Cannan was asked by Garff MHK Martyn Perkins what the implications are for the issue […]
Chamber of Commerce members are being asked to take part in an online survey to identify questions that businesses want candidates to answer during the General Election campaign. Claire Watterson, Chair of Chamber’s Think Tank group which is organising the survey, explainedL ‘In addition to encouraging all of our members […]
A project to stimulate Ramsey’s marine engineering sector marked a significant milestone on Saturday when Mezeron made use of the shipyard slipway for the first time in 20 years. A phased improvement plan totalling around £800,000 was carried out by the DoI, which is responsible for the site, after the […]
This third lockdown has really revealed how ugly I can be. My post-lockdown 2 hairdressing appointment was scheduled for March (still, far too late), and cancelled because of lockdown three. I can’t get an appointment until the end of May (to my boss: this is my formal request for the […]
A Tynwald committee has said the Department of Infrastructure is attempting to hide the true cost of the promenade regeneration project from taxpayers. The Environment and Infrastructure Review Committee has delivered its final report into the much maligned scheme. In its report, the committee, chaired by Claire Barber MHK, identified […]
Stephanie Kelsey, founder of local business Beachpowder Limited, is set to pitch her sand-removing products to the Dragons in next week’s episode of Dragons’ Den. Stephanie will take Beach Powder and Beach Powder Shimmer, two talc-free powders she designed to remove sand from the skin, into the Den in the […]
Despite Jersey being responsible for its own waters, the French are blaming the UK and demanding they sort it out or they will switch off Jersey’s power supply.
Business Support Applications for the Coronavirus Business Support Scheme (CBSS) – Circuit Break (March 2021) and the Business Premises Support Scheme (BPSS), which were introduced to support businesses during the Circuit Break Lockdown, have been extended until Friday May 14. The CBSS – Circuit Break (March 2021) was introduced on […]
Members criticised the lack of clarity in gov documents, paradoxes in the iso requirements and a lack of compassion being shown to people needing to visit ill or dying family members.
Visiting at Older Persons Day Services and Residential Care Homes will resume with individuals nominating two people who will be allowed to visit during this period.
The police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in the area of Bowring Road in Ramsey on Saturday morning. On arrival, police officers and paramedics found the man had sustained what the Constabulary described as ‘serious but non-life threatening injuries which subsequently required treatment at Nobles Hospital’. […]
It’s June 2012, England has just been knocked out of the Euros by Italy, anticipation is growing for the world’s best athletes to compete at London 2012 and a counter-terrorist police raid results in the death of an innocent man when raiding the wrong flat, DS Steve Arnott refuses to […]
Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Quite a few changes today – lots of detail to run through Numbers 15 results awaiting 0 new cases 13 active cases 2 hospital 1 ICU Dr Henny Reaffirming good news – no sporadic cases Suggested the group have not led to […]
With the OASIS Boxes, the solar panels power the box to extract water from the ground and lakes, as well as collecting rainwater, but importantly they also filter the water.
Our reporter Sam Turton has downloaded the NHS app and registered his details with it and will provide an update as to the success of this later on today.
The new ferry terminal in Liverpool will not be ready before March 2022 at the earliest and there is no confirmed price for the taxpayer funded scheme, but it will be over budget. Infrastructure Minister Tim Baker was asked for an update on the scheme in this morning’s Keys sitting […]
Howard & David Good afternoon everyone Numbers 16 results awaiting 1 new case – unknown source 13 active cases 2 cases in hospital 1 in ICU Howard Despite the emergence of the cluster of cases, the emergence of new cases this week are relatively low. Contact tracing is working to […]
Sixteen times world tap dance Champion Kai Scanlan has joined up with the charity to choreograph two routines, one for beginners and an advanced so that there’s an option to cover every ability.
Chaired by Speaker Juan Watterson, PAC is conducting inquiries into the use of genomic sequencing in response to a pandemic and into the Steam Packet and the border protocols during the pandemic.