Day: 10 March 2021

Exercise Rules Changed for Some in Isolation

The gov has revised the rules around exercise for people who are in certain types of self-isolation. The review reflects the challenges some people could face where the virus spreads amongst members of a household, resulting in the self-isolation period resetting with each new case, and therefore lasting for a […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

How Grades Will Be Determined The DESC has shared a document explaining how students’ GSCE and A-Level grades will be determined this year. The grades will be based on what students have been taught and will be determined by their teachers based on a range of evidence. See the table […]

Through the Key Hole

Keys was back this week, delayed by a special sitting of Tynwald, MHKs met virtually on Tuesday afternoon, here’s some of the highlights from the written answers, including a special trip upstairs to the Legislative Council. No Timetable for Timetables Unashamedly indulging my own interest by putting this first, no […]

IWD 2021: Women In History

I could actually fill a book with the lives of the inspiring, strange, brave, scary, and fascinating women from Manx history. (Note to self: add this to list of potential book ideas.) Nevertheless, a word count is still a word count, even on International Women’s Day, so here’s just four […]

Gov Hints at New Air Bridges

With today’s announcement that the Classic TT and MGP have also fallen victim to Covid, the gov has hinted towards new air bridge links for the island. Last year of course an air bridge linked the Isle of Man with Guernsey, which allowed Manxies and Guerns to swap islands and […]

MGP and Classic TT Red Flagged

The Gov has confirmed that this year’s Classic TT and MGP races have been cancelled.  The races were due to run from Sunday August 22 to Friday September 3. Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly said: ‘Despite the undoubted progress that the Isle of Man and the UK are making in rolling […]

People Not Told Their Appointments Were Moved

People are reporting they have been turned away from the Chester Street vaccine hub, despite having an appointment for their second jabs. Second doses at the Chester Street hub were moved back from their original dates, with the DHSC saying those affected were sent letters confirming this. However, some people […]