The award recognised the achievements of children and young people in areas such as language, the arts and music.
When POC IOM started on the wild journey of turning Culture Fest, a festival that celebrates the vibrant and diverse culture on the island, into a reality, we really underestimated how much planning, organizing and help would be required. We quickly realized how much of a task we had taken […]
POC IOM celebrated its first birthday in June 2021 and, ever since, we have spoken about the idea of hosting some sort of celebratory event, not only to commemorate the work that we have done, but also to shed light on the plethora of cultures we have here on the […]
Thousands flocked to Tynwald today to celebrate not only the island’s National Day, but the visit of HRH Princess Anne The Princess Royal. After 2020’s event was scaled down for reasons unknown, this year saw the return of all the pomp and ceremony usually associated with the day. The ceremony […]
It’s that time of the year again, the sun is shining through the clouds, the kids are almost finished with school and in the distance you can hear the faint sound of MHKs patting themselves on the back for a job, well, done. It’s Tynwald Day again. Whether you’re just […]
A planning application to cut down 25 elm trees from ‘one of Europe’s last elm tree tunnels’ to create a farm access road along Braaid Road in St Marks was debated in the House of Keys this morning amidst multiple protests, a petition and national media attention to opposition to […]
We live in extraordinary times, which is actually ideal as last night some of the island’s community joined together to celebrate some of the Extraordinary Islanders who have done so much to inspire and support others through what has been an extremely challenging 18 months. Organised by Isle of Man […]
It’s been one year since eight acquaintances sat on Zoom to figure out how to raise awareness and educate the island on matters to do with racism – It’s been a year since POC IOM was born and they’ve achieved a LOT in 12 months. Here they tell their story of their journey so far.
It’s that time of year again, where individuals choose to say goodbye to their toenails, a good night’s sleep and pain-free walking. Today, the famous Parish Walk is expected to take place after a year in hiding due to Covid. Some entrants were walkers who missed out last year and […]
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.
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 […]
Pride and Posting Ahead of the island’s first Pride Festival, Isle of Man Post Office has temporarily redecorated its post box in the Sea Terminal in the colours of the Pride flag and is updating its social media pages. In addition to these gestures IOMPO’s dedicated sponsorship committee has agreed […]