Day: 30 January 2021

Post Office to Stay Open

Isle of Man Post Office  has some good news for its customers in Port St Mary. After reaching agreement with the sub postmaster Jeff Calvert to extend the existing contract for an additional period, all services will be maintained until at least July of this year. The sub postmaster of […]

Mending a Broken Heart in Lockdown

Breakups are painful and lockdown is tough. Blend both together and you’ve got yourself a monster cocktail of mentally draining TURMOIL. Heartbreak comes in all kinds of intensities and that’s down to a plethora of variables; how long you were dating, how messy it ended, who dumped who, how the […]

Vax, Dash & Scroll

The gov’s Vax Dashboard has gone live, giving keyboard warriors and genuinely interested people something new to look at. Information on the dashboard includes the total number of people vaccinated in phase 1. This is broken down by the brand of vaccine used, first and second doses, age groups and […]

It Could’ve Been Much Worse

We’ve been lucky on the Isle of Man, from the first warning signs of an outbreak on New Years’ Eve, we’ve acted quickly and mostly quite sensibly, but what has happened around us? Just as we’re heading back out of our own Lockdown 2.0, Guernsey is in theirs, with over […]

Ramsey Rate Increase

Ramsey Town Commissioners have confirmed that residents’ rates are to go up by 1% in the next financial year. A statement said: ‘The new rate shows the Commission’s commitment to maintaining a viable and sustainable financial plan while continuing to invest in the Town and meeting increased costs. The most […]