Steam packet raises more than £1300 for Movember

The Steam Packet company have raised more than £1300- with money still coming in- for Movember. Nine men took the movember pledge, growing some frankly incredible ‘tashes. Alongside growing moustaches, there was also an office bake sale. 

Ten year milestones celebrated at DQ Advocates

Three members of the team at leading Island law firm DQ Advocates have been recognised for their dedicated service.

Leanne McKeown, Rose Kinrade and Lori Feeney received long-service awards after each clocking up a decade with the Douglas-based practice.

Leanne, a Director and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Employment Services teams; Rose, an Associate in the Dispute Resolution department and Lori, a Personal Assistant in Dispute Resolution, were acknowledged for their time and service with the company at its annual meeting at the Embassy Room in Douglas.

Age Concern receives Luxury Christmas Hampers

Age Concern Isle of Man collected 40 Christmas hampers from the offices of Nedbank Private Wealth and Nedgroup Investments on Monday. This is the 15th consecutive year the two businesses have created festive hampers for distribution to those vulnerable and in need on the island.

Volunteers generously gave their time to create the luxury hampers, which were packed with essential items and Christmas treats. And in line with the companies’ sustainability initiatives, all the packaging used was made from 100% recyclable and biodegradable materials.

In addition to providing the hampers, 100 fleece blankets were also donated to the charity to distribute to those in need.

WW2 bomb explodes in Munich

A bomb from World War 2 has exploded on a railway construction site in Munich. Four people were injured, with 1 sustaining serious injuries. As a result, much of the railway traffic in Munich has come to a standstill. 

Johanna Konta retires from tennis

British tennis player Johanna Konta has retired from professional tennis. The 30 year old reached the Wimbledon semi-finals in 2017.

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