Month: August 2021

Phased Re-Opening Of Reayrt-ny-Baie Residential Home

Manx Care will begin a phased re-opening of Reayrt-ny-Baie Residential home from Tuesday 31st August. This follows the re-opening of other Manx Care nursing and residential facilities earlier this month, after temporary closures were put in place following a number of Covid cases and increased levels of community transmission. Reayrt-ny-Baie […]

Election Time In 1996

A new hospital will cost you your seat, but trying to sell off Manx Radio won’t – election time in 1996

Paul Speller continues his series of articles looking back at previous general elections, in the run up to polling day on September 23. Today, he takes a look at 1996, which marked the end of an era in the government and signalled what ultimately proved to be a false dawn in party politics.

Three More Covid Deaths

Three more people have died as a result of COVID-19, two of whom were patients at Noble’s Hospital. Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK said: ‘This is extremely sad news. On behalf of the Government, I extend my sincere condolences to family and friends.’ Only one of the deaths occurred in […]