The late Manx activist George Broadhead. Picture by Diesel Balaam.
For those who are coming to the island from the UK, they will need to provide documentation from their GP or the NHS App. The Manx Gov has told Gef plans are being put into action to ensure Manx residents will also have the required documentation in time for the change to take effect.
A review into the DoI has found that the department is struggling under the weight of providing such a wide range of services and a poor management structure. The report, by consultants Beamans, has recommended the implementation of a new structure that would include an extra level of management to […]
Patient information from the lsle of Man will not be included in a project by NHS Digital to collect patient data in England for planning and research purposes. But the gov says Manx residents can be reassured that their data is safely ring-fenced from the project, and they do not […]
The Guild Committee has issued an appeal to find one of its most treasured trophies, the Liverpool Shield, which was last awarded in 1955. Guild competitors and audiences will be familiar with the magnificent shields awarded to the winners of the choir classes each year. The Transvaal and Vancouver Shields […]
After meetings in London, global leaders have agreed an equitable solution on where taxation should be paid by multinational companies in an increasingly global and digital economy.
When the children of Laxey Primary School go to school on Thursday morning, they will have a new headteacher greeting them at the gate as Alyssa Rees takes charge. Alyssa, who is in Year 4, won a raffle to determine who would be headteacher for a day at the annual […]
Elite sport can be incredibly demanding, and research suggests certain factors such as injury or deselection can increase the risk of athletes developing depression and anxiety.
Christine Barker was using the shed in her back garden for one to one sessions until Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot overturned her planning approval.
The gov has announced that the current border arrangements will remain in place for the time being, to allow further monitoring of emerging risks. The COVID-19 Exit Framework allowed an initial change to Level 3 from 1 May 2021, and indicated a potential move to Borders Level 2 on or […]
The recruitment day is designed to provide individuals with the chance to find out more about summer job availability and more permanent careers within hospitality on the island.
Disabled Sports Boost A project that enables children with disabilities to try new sports at the NSC has been given £3,000 to buy new equipment. Currently around 80 children from 13 schools take part in Manx Sport and Recreation’s (MSR) Disability School Sports Programme that started in 2017. It is run by […]
Set up in 2017, Quing is a community based organisation which seeks to implement a bottom up approach to aiding people in their recovery from trauma.
The long awaited report into the February 2021 Covid-19 outbreak has found that the Steam Packet largely acted in good faith but found issues with both it and the gov’s handling of border regulations. The 94-page report was undertaken by Stephen Hind, the director of Treasury’s Audit Advisory division. The […]
Changes to the Isle of Man’s borders that were announced earlier this week will come into effect on Monday May 24. CoMin has reviewed the latest data and agreed that it is the right course of action. They will continue to monitor the situation closely. Chief Minister, Howard Quayle MHK, […]
Directors of the Corrins Memorial Home have said they are grateful that the gov has indicated that it is committed to keeping the Corrin Home open for a further six months but they need more details about how this will be achieved or the home will still close in July. […]
Education, Sport and Culture Minister Dr Alex Allinson has confirmed that he will be seeking re-election in September. First elected in 2016, Dr Allinson was chairman of the MUA before being appointed Education Minister last year. Announcing his intention to seek the support of the residents of Ramsey, Dr Allinson […]
Treasury Minister Alf Cannan says his department is continuing to seek solutions to a Tynwald resolution requiring banks to provide basic banking services free of charge for small charities and other not for profit clubs, societies and associations. But it is unlikely to be resolved before the General Election. The […]
Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Thanks for tuning in Two and a half weeks since our last show. A few cases are popping up but it’s manageable and explainable The virus is here to stay, we need to learn to live with it Change in approach means […]
Ahead of a meeting tonight to discuss the future of the residents of the Corrin Memorial Home in Peel, an MLC has announced she will launch a bid for an emergency motion on the plans. Kate Lord-Brennan MLC, who is standing for the Keys in this summer’s General Election, says […]
The DfE has announced the launch of the Graduate Role Incentive offering local businesses 20% of the first year salary up to £6,000 and an employer National Insurance rebate for each returning or incoming graduate hired into supported roles. Essentially that all means they’re trying to get graduates to come […]
Even if the Isle of Man Bank were to close all of its offices in the island, it would not affect our ability to issue our own money, the Treasury Minister has told Keys. Alf Cannan was asked by Garff MHK Martyn Perkins what the implications are for the issue […]
A project to stimulate Ramsey’s marine engineering sector marked a significant milestone on Saturday when Mezeron made use of the shipyard slipway for the first time in 20 years. A phased improvement plan totalling around £800,000 was carried out by the DoI, which is responsible for the site, after the […]
A Tynwald committee has said the Department of Infrastructure is attempting to hide the true cost of the promenade regeneration project from taxpayers. The Environment and Infrastructure Review Committee has delivered its final report into the much maligned scheme. In its report, the committee, chaired by Claire Barber MHK, identified […]
Stephanie Kelsey, founder of local business Beachpowder Limited, is set to pitch her sand-removing products to the Dragons in next week’s episode of Dragons’ Den. Stephanie will take Beach Powder and Beach Powder Shimmer, two talc-free powders she designed to remove sand from the skin, into the Den in the […]
Despite Jersey being responsible for its own waters, the French are blaming the UK and demanding they sort it out or they will switch off Jersey’s power supply.
Business Support Applications for the Coronavirus Business Support Scheme (CBSS) – Circuit Break (March 2021) and the Business Premises Support Scheme (BPSS), which were introduced to support businesses during the Circuit Break Lockdown, have been extended until Friday May 14. The CBSS – Circuit Break (March 2021) was introduced on […]
Members criticised the lack of clarity in gov documents, paradoxes in the iso requirements and a lack of compassion being shown to people needing to visit ill or dying family members.