A teacher and her tutor group at Ballakermeen have raised over £1,200 for the British Red Cross’ relief work in Ukraine. Amy Shelton and her Year 11s have raised money through a variety of events including a raffle, bake sale and milkshake stand, all supported by local firms. The students […]
The tribunal into Dr Rosalind Ranson’s dismissal by DHSC considered Mr Ashford’s evidence to be reflecting the best of his recollection, ‘albeit not always consistent or easy to support’.
Scam Alert The police are warning islanders to be vigilant about who they are sending money to. This follows a recent case where a resident sent money to someone they had been conned by. Believing they were in a relationship with this person, they were sending them money for their […]
The survey was sent to around 300 colleagues (the medical staffing workforce) out of the 2,910 people who work for Manx Care in what it calls ‘substantive roles’.
Manx Return Triumphant The Jacksons IOM IOMFA Boys U15’s travelled to Wales to play two friendlies against two Welsh Cymru Premier League academy teams at the weekend. On Saturday, the squad along with their coach Mark Watterson, went to Oswestry on the Welsh border for an evening kick off against […]
Yasmin Ingham’s American debut has seen her land second place in the Land Rover Kentucky three-day event, beating an American Olympian. The event was at 5* level. Now, I’m not going to pretend I know what that means, what I can say is, thanks to google, that it is the […]
Joseph Henry Marshall was today sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of abusing the men when they were children in the 1970s and 80s.
A peadophile who abused children at a care home in the 1970s and 80s has today been jailed for six years. Joseph Henry Marshall, 85, was found guilty of three counts of indecent assault and two of gross indecency by a jury in December last year. All of the assaults […]
Calmness In the run up to exam season UCM has re-introduced calm areas for students to use before entering the exam room. The calm areas provide students with a comfortable space to mentally prepare prior to their exam. The space will include relaxed seating, calming music, refreshments, mindfulness activities and […]
Penguin Day! A word Sam can’t pronounce, seriously if you get the chance, ask him, today is World Penguin Day and Curraghs Wildlife Park has the ideal way to celebrate, the birth of its first chick of the year. The baby penguin was hatched on April 22 and could be […]
Get Your Brass On ‘Prash Laxaa’ the Great Laxey Brass Band Festival returns to Laxey Village during the next May Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday May 1 from 1pm. Six of the Island’s premier Brass Bands, Castletown Metropolitan Silver Band, Douglas Town Band, Manx Concert Brass & Youth Band, Ramsey […]
Stephen Paul Binding has today received a sentence of six and half years for offences of Wounding with Intent, Unlawful Wounding and Criminal Damage to property in relation to an incident on September 12 2021 at two addresses in Ramsey, Isle of Man. PC Sean Kelly was when he tried […]
Hospitality businesses concerned about door security staffing can speak with the Isle of Man Constabulary to check the registration status of staff members.
This follows the launch last month by Treasury Minister David Ashford of two financial schemes in response to an announcement by Manx Gas that tariffs would rise by a further 58%.
Manx Gas was considered a credit risk by Manx Utilities, as it failed to supply further information, when requested. Yesterday Manx Gas’ parent company boss Jo Cox said Manx Utilities had said the company was a credit risk when it sought to hedge its gas buying. A spokesperson for Manx […]