From visas to schools and benefits to toiletries, a small team has been helping since day one.
A tutor group at Ballakermeen has now raised over £3,000 towards the Red Cross’ efforts in Ukraine. Amy Shelton’s Year 11 group have held a series of fundraising events since returning from the February half-term. As well as a Mother’s day prize draw, bake sale, milkshake bar and sponsored sea […]
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has caused anger on Twitter with her use of the Manx flag. This had led to claim that she used the flag to mock mental illness and the LGBTQ+ community. This had led to anger from some islanders who are upset of her use of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
The pandemic is not even over and yet we find ourselves dealing with the implications of war in Europe. Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and global tension is soaring. Imagine what the world looks like through the eyes of youngsters who can barely remember a time when the world was not […]
Putin Sends in the Troops Russian President Vladimir Putin last night gave the order for Russian troops to enter eastern Ukraine under the guise of ‘peacekeeping functions’ in Donetsk and Luhansk which “declared” independence from the rest of Ukraine. While NATO and the EU have spoken out against the actions, there […]
The businesswoman and Tory peer established the fashion brand MJM Limited before selling it in 2014. Mr Barrowman owns the Knox Group, which is based in Douglas.
Tynwald Yes today’s the day, it’s the Tynwald Christmas Special, see what all your favourite characters get up to as they debate the Liverpool landing stage and pose 25 questions to ministers. See our preview herefor more. Where’s Cav?! A shortlist of six contenders has been announced for the 2021 BBC […]
Unemployment The number of people registered unemployed fell again in October, down 39 to 326. This has also dropped by 471 people compared to the same month last year (October 2020). The unemployment rate for October 2021 is 0.8%, down from 0.9% in September 2021. The International Labour Organisation estimates […]