Day: 7 January 2021

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Update on nurseries, playgroups and childminders  On Tuesday, the Chief Minister ordered the closure of nurseries, playgroups and childminders for most kiddywinks. The gov has asked parents to keep their children at home wherever possible, and asked nurseries, playgroups and childminders to remain open only for those children who are […]

GOV UPDATE – 7th JAN 2021

HOWARD, HENRIETTA, DAVID, DR AL  WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE THANKS FOR TUNING IN ON DAY 1 OF LOCKDOWN  ALL ABOUT THE VAX TODAY  VACCINE IS OUR NATIONAL PRIORITY – WE’LL DO IT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. DAVID IS GONNA GIVE YOU THE DETAIL  A FEW OTHER BITS FIRST IT’S NOT […]

Atlantic Andrew

Manxman Andrew Baker has set off on a journey of a lifetime: to row solo from Portugal to Barbados to raise money and awareness for mental health.  His girlfriend Lucy Partington spoke to Gef to tell us more about Andrew’s mammoth effort. What is he doing? Andrew set off from […]

No Need To Stockpile

The island’s shops and haulage firms are again telling residents not to stockpile as there is plenty of food and other vital supplies to go around. A statement from the companies, which include Robinson’s, Shoprite, EVF and the Steam Packet amongst others says they have ‘extensive plans in place to […]