Kerry Sharpe MLC has been appointed Isle of Man Children’s Champion and will work to give looked-after and vulnerable children a voice on important issues. The role is focused on representing the interests of children in care, young carers, and children with complex needs, when decisions that will affect them are made. The role has previously been criticised for not including all children.
Ms Sharpe, said: ‘I am excited to take on this important role and the great responsibility that comes with it. I promise to listen to and represent the interests of children in care, young carers and children with complex need. I look forward to playing my part in improving the lives of young people no matter their circumstances.’
Manx boxer Mathew Rennie has confirmed he will step back into the ring on June 11 at the Liverpool Olympia. Since turning pro, ‘Magic’ has a 7-0 record.
The bakery, which is due to close at the end of the month, has confirmed that its Mr B’s shops will be open up to and including Friday April 29. The bakery added: ‘As far as possible we will be offering the full range of our freshly made sandwiches, delicious pasties, sausage rolls and cakes throughout this time.’