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Dr Ewart: ‘We should continue to do the things that help protect ourselves and others: respecting people’s space, using a face mask in crowded areas, not spending too long in poorly ventilated places and continuing to wash our hands regularly.’
The gov has tonight released the details of a gradual process which, subject to Tynwald backing the plan, should see the island’s borders fully open by July 1. It comes after Tynwald instructed CoMin to return with a more detailed exit plan in the March sitting and it includes warnings […]
Currently, individuals who have a weakened immune system and those on immunosuppressive treatment are receiving their vaccination through the priority four or priority six groups.
The committee said that because of the relatively small size of the Manx Bar, ‘there is still a high risk of the perception of conflict of interest whenever practising advocates are deciding how to deal with matters relating to other practising advocates’.
VAT Returns and Payments Many businesses and individuals are experiencing additional pressure due to this year’s COVID-19 lockdowns. If you have a VAT return that is due to be submitted and/or a liability that you don’t think you are going to be able to pay, please contact the Debt Management […]
Dr Ewart: ‘The link between the small recorded number of clots and the AstraZeneca vaccine is not yet certain. If there is a link, the risk is incredibly small at around four cases per million people.’
The picture was criticised for what some said was the ‘hypocrisy’ of the Manx Care team meeting when Chief Minister Howard Quayle had criticised private businesses and their employees for not working from home.
The competition focuses on vocal and instrumental performance, and includes solo, duet and ensemble classes. There are also specific classes for Manx instrumental music, and Gaelic singing.
After the rather drab England games over the past fortnight, the Premier League is back this weekend providing us footy fans with more joy and heartache. Coincidentally having ready through the Times app this morning, I see the island is 10th in the world for vaccine rollout, thinking as sports […]
Manx football is currently suspended as a result of the latest lockdown, with the FA stating its intention to complete the season, which can be extended to the end of June if required.
Our final instalment from yesterday’s PAC evidence session with Dr Rachel Glover. Here, we learn all the nitty gritty details on testing and the friendly competition between the crown dependencies to test test test
This coverage of the PAC hearing is not intended to be a verbatim transcript of the full sitting and should not be treated as such, you can listen to the full sitting here. Continuing on from yesterday’s Public Accounts Committee evidence session with Dr Rachel Glover as part of its inquiry […]
This coverage of the PAC hearing is not intended to be a verbatim transcript of the full sitting and should not be treated as such, you can listen to the full sitting here. As today’s committee hearing started to pick up pace, it became clear that Dr Glover’s well publicised disagreements […]
Our final instalment of yesterday’s HoK questions – here, they discuss why a review into the DoI has been kept so quiet, Moorhouse want’s to know why gov’s website isn’t attractive and Edge and Baker have a stand off over a written question.
Yesterday’s HoK Questions – DEFA Minister Geoffrey Boot got quizzed on southern planning and what support there is for residents who want to reduce their environmental footprint at home.
Under the gov’s exit strategy, there should be no border restrictions in place by the end of September, when many of the island’s students will go off to university.
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson has told Gef what plans are being made for this and next year’s students. He has also hinted at changes being made to which exam boards the island’s schools follow.
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson talks to Gef about schools reopening, the possibility of Covid tests for students and protecting vulnerable children from the virus.
April Fool’s Day will mark the start of this new venture which involves the restructuring of the largest department in gov, the separation of DHSC functions and the creation of a separate operational body.
A patient at Noble’s Hospital has sadly died with Covid-19. While the person died with the virus, it was not the primary cause of death. A total of 27 people have now died on our island with the virus. The gov has said that in future, deaths will be split […]