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A Love Letter to: The Woody

This year, The Woodbourne pub celebrates its 125th birthday. Built in 1895, there have been punters cutting about The Woody since Queen Vic was on the throne. The Woody is one of the last real community pubs on the island, so it would be rude to not write a tribute […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Here’s your weekly dose of all things good, enjoy. Community Efforts Firstly in community news we turn to our friends in Guernsey who hosted the rematch between FC Isle of Man and Guernsey FC last night. After the Manx boys delivered a win to their home crowd in the last […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

If you want good news, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s your round up of all things good! Community Efforts After that chocka-block SuperManx bank holiday weekend there was plenty of community goodness to go around and we’ve already collected some of the highlights on Facebook which you can […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Get stuck into your weekly round up of all things GOOD. Community Efforts In our round up many weeks ago we told you about the gaiety theatre’s planned first post-lockdown performance, ‘Calendar Girls.’ Well the time finally came for Manx talent to grace the gaiety stage once again. Calendar Girls […]

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Get stuck in to your weekly dose of all thing GOOD right here! COMMUNITY NEWS Football fans rejoice! You may have heard about the creation of the island’s very own football team ‘FC Isle of Man’ and their joining of the North West Counties Football League (NWCFL) Division One South. […]

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It’s time for your weekly dose of all things GOOD! Community Efforts When Richard Lloyd of the Isle of Man Southern Judo club passed recently, one of his students, Nathan Kennaugh, wanted to do something important in his memory. Deciding to do a 24 hour cycle, Nathan began training alongside […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Here is your weekly dose all things GOOD, enjoy. Community Efforts Girlguiding IOM recently celebrated the success of one of their young brownies for fundraising efforts over lockdown. Geneva, of the 9th Douglas Brownies, was presented the North West Region Presidents Award in a virtual ceremony with the Region Chief […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

School’s out for summer which means it’s time for some GOOD news. COMMUNITY EFFORTS If you drove along the mountain road yesterday morning, it’s likely that you noticed the events of Dylan’s Day. People from all over the island came out to support 8-year-old Dylan Walton as he climbed Snaefell […]

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Here’s your weekly round up of all things good! Community Events After being cooped up for a few months, getting out again has been a fresh reminder of just how beautiful our island is. Well, Craig Brinkley has decided he wants to share his bit of our island with everyone, […]

GEF’S WEEKLY ROUND UP

Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Community Efforts Throughout lockdown, Gareth and Sammi Farrell have been cooking up meals to delivery to vulnerable people throughout the Island community. After losing her job to the pandemic, Sammi decided she wanted to help others in a similar situation and […]

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Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Firstly, in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, where historic protests were held in 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, residents have made history yet again after electing their first ever black mayor in city councilwoman Ella Jones. On her election […]

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Community Efforts If you thought you saw a dog walking around the TT course this morning then you might have spotted the Search and Rescue Dog IOM’s very own Manxie dog (powered by Jim Macgregor). Manxie dog set off at 6am this morning and is walking around the TT course […]

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Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD Community Efforts Last Saturday, Jake Hodgson completed a 24-hour bike ride on the track around the NSC hockey pitch in memory of Ballakermeen teacher, Carol Synott, who sadly passed away on the 5th of May. The bike ride was only a […]

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Community Efforts As always there have been so many amazing efforts in support of others this week.  Every week our island manages to prove how close our community is. This week Heather Maddrell offered some of her abstract paintings in exchange for nothing but a donation to the Friends of […]

75th Anniversary of VE Day

It’s finally here – the first May bank holiday. I’m sure many of you are excited to take a break from your make-shift office and enjoy the long weekend, but there’s something even more significant to celebrate today. People from far and wide are coming together (virtually, of course) to […]