Day: 1 February 2021

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Patience Pays Off Our readers may remember we recently told you of Charles Coole, a housebound man who was playing games of patience (solitaire) everyday to raise money for Southern Befrienders. Charles wanted to raise £2,000 for the charity which provides older people with support in two ways; companionship by […]

Chief Appears on Sky News

Chief Minister Howard Quayle has told Sky News the Great Manx Public are the ones to congratulate for the success of our circuit break lockdown. The Chief was appearing on Sky News this morning as the island’s circuit break lockdown came to an end. The Isle of Man is one […]

Schools Are Back

Schools, nurseries and child-minders on the island will welcome back pupils this morning after the Island’s circuit break lockdown came to an end. All schools closed on Thursday 7 January, except for 14 educational hubs maintained for vulnerable children and those of essential workers. Minister Dr Al said: ‘It is great to see […]

Circuit Break Lockdown Ends

The Isle of Man has exited lockdown after a 25 day “circuit break” succeeded in stopping community spread of Covid-19. The end of the lockdown means that life on the island can return to near normal.  There is no longer any requirement for social distancing and the government is no […]