Day: 23 February 2021

Oxford Jab Gap Extended

The gap between first and second doses of one of the vaccines being used in the island’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is to be extended to up to 10 weeks.  Delivery of first jabs has been prioritised in the UK in order to protect more people in the short term, to […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Plan to Ban Cars from Road Bad news for regular users of the road to nowhere and it’s suspiciously busy car park, as the DoI plans to ban cars from the entire length of Marine Drive. A consultation document allowing access only for pedestrians and cyclists. The gov says: ‘It […]

Sturgeon’s Roadmap

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told the Scottish Parliament that she plans to lift restrictions gradually, with ‘more substantial’ plans to come from the end of April onwards. Ms Sturgeon said the last week of April should see a ‘phased but significant re-opening of the economy’. She told SMPs […]

Snaefell Surgery Will Not Close

Health Minister David Ashford has guaranteed that Snaefell Surgery in Anagh Coar will not be closing, despite the current practice partners returning their contact. Last week the partners informed the department they intend to hand back their contract and cease operating the practice after a six month notice period.  A […]