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.

Before Sh*t Hit The Fan

Evidence given to a Tynwald Committee by the Medical Director of the DHSC, has raised serious questions about the gov’s reactions and decision making throughout the pandemic. The previously private evidence given by Dr Ranson to the Public Accounts Committee was released on Wednesday night and reveals that in the […]

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 […]