Day: 25 February 2021

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Beach Buddies Bill Dale’s charity heads north this Sunday, with the Buddies tackling the Point of Ayre. The meeting point is at 10.30am on the northern side of the main lighthouse. Last weekend was a record-breaker when 117 people joined in on Douglas beach, boosted by the team from Plastic […]

Charity Welcomes Rollout

A diabetic charity has welcomed the announcement by Health Minister David Ashford that the prescription rollout of important technology is underway. This week in Keys, Mr Ashford confirmed that 60 residents have been assessed and offered the Freestyle Libre after the unavoidable delays caused by Covid-19. The Freestyle Libre is […]

Air and Sea Crews Get Jabs

Vaccination sessions are being organised for staff at the island’s air and sea carriers.  Jabs will be offered to crew at the Steam Packet, the Ramsey-based sea freight carrier Mezeron, along with Isle of Man-based crew at flight operator Loganair and air ambulance provider IAS Medical.  The vaccine rollout to […]

Consultation on Capacity Bill

The public are invited to give their views on the island’s first draft Capacity Bill, which aims to enhance the protection of people who are unable to make their own decisions.  A consultation which has just gone live offers a further opportunity to help shape a landmark piece of legislation […]