Day: 11 February 2021

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Beach Buddies Stay at Home Beach Buddies is cancelling this weekend’s activities due to the strong possibility of roads across the island being seriously affected by the forecast of snow and sub-zero temperatures.  Founder Bill Dale said: ‘It’s also Valentine’s Day on Sunday – so our male volunteers can now […]

Hunt on for Education CEO

The Gov is on the hunt for a permanent Chief Executive Officer to lead the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC). Earlier this week, the DESC dropped its controversial Education Bill. It comes after former CEO Prof Ronald Barr left shortly after the arrival of Dr Alex Allinson as […]

Quing’s Stories of Hope

Members of the community mental health charity Quing have shared their experiences of the support it has given them and how it helped them to help themselves and others. All stories have been anonymised. When I left the Military I was in a mess, head spinning, explosive emotions, and self-isolating, […]

Chester Street Hub to Open Monday

The island’s second mass vaccination hub will open its doors in Douglas town centre on Monday. Around 460 people are booked in for first and second jabs at the hub on its first day in operation. The facility will deliver vaccine at whatever rate it is supplied to the Island […]