Day: 28 January 2021

Don’t Turn up Early for Jab

The public are being asked not to turn up too early for their Covid-19 vaccination appointments. At the Airport Vaccination Hub today, a significant number of people have been arriving at least thirty minutes early for their appointments, with some as early as an hour before, leading to queues. People […]

Douglas Rates up 1.6%

Douglas Council has announced that the rate levy for the 2021-22 financial year has been set at 451 pence, an increase of 1.6% over the previous year. Council Leader David Christian MBE JP delivered his annual review and presentation of the budget, in doing so he said that setting the […]

Airport Hub Opens

The island’s vaccination rollout programme has stepped up a gear with the opening of the airport vaccine hub. Built in the check-in area of Ronaldsway, the hub includes 10 vaccination cubicles, each kitted out with all necessary equipment. The jabs are being administered by nurses from the Health Visiting and […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

A Hole in the High Street When the rest of the island’s shops reopen on Monday, Topshop and Topman will not be one of them. The store’s 11 staff have been made redundant and the process of clearing the store is well underway.  A London based spokesman said: ‘We can […]