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IOM GOV BRIEFING – 12th MARCH

Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone. Sad news that another member of our community has lost their life to Covid-19 My heart goes out to family and friends. Sincere condolences The unhappy fact is that Covid has taken so many lives around the world We have now tragically […]

Sports Awards Delayed

The Isle of Man Sports Awards have been postponed until the summer due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. The celebration of sport was to be staged at the Villa Marina in Douglas this month but has been rescheduled to Wednesday 2 June  The annual event sees the achievements of the Island’s […]

Islander Dies from Covid

A patient at Noble’s Hospital has died of COVID-19. This is the first death from the virus in the Isle of Man since 5 November 2020.  It takes the total number of people to have lost their lives to the virus on the island to 26. Chief Minister, Howard Quayle […]

Emergency Bus Timetable Introduced

Bus Vannin has introduced an emergency bus timetable which will be operated throughout the current lockdown. The temporary timetable replaces the usual weekday services with amended Saturday services; Sunday services see very little change. The key points of the new timetable are that:  services between Douglas and Peel on routes […]

Gef’s Daily Roundup

Animal Welfare We love them all, those creatures great and small and now a consultation on a Bill designed to protect animals from harm and mistreatment is open. The proposed Animal Welfare Bill 2021 was drafted following recommendations by a Tynwald Select Committee that in line with the UK regulation […]