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SPC proposes £170m investment deal

POSTED today at 4:38 pm by Manx Radio

Plans include purchase of two new vessels Two new boats and improved port facilities could be on the horizonas part of a proposed 170-million...

Leonard Singer MHK to stand for election

POSTED today at 2:50 pm by LC

Ramsey MHK Leonard Singer has announced his intention to stand for election in the House of Keys General Election on September 22. Mr Singer said he...


RL360° presents more than £2,500 to the Special Care Baby Unit

POSTED today at 1:40 pm

RL360° has presented £2,562.94 to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Noble’s Hospital.The money was raised during 2015, when the SCBU was RL360°’s chosen charity partner. Staff worked hard on a variety of fundraising efforts, including a quiz, bake sales, a Wimbledon-themed strawberries and cream event and the Christmas raffle. The company matched the funds raised to reach the total and it is likely that the money will go towards the purchase of a vital scanner for the unit.Jill Evans (pictured), who heads up RL360°’s Charity Committee, said: "RL360° is very pleased to make this contribution to the important service SCBU provides to our community.”Paul McCann (also pictured), SCBU lead nurse, said: “I would like to extend my sincere...

Manx Cancer Help opens Douglas office with support from Hamblin

POSTED today at 1:37 pm

Manx Cancer Help now has a presence in central Douglas thanks to the generous support of Hamblin.The ‘Douglas Hub’ will become the administrative base for the charity’s fundraising and event management, freeing up space at the Lisa Lowe Centre in Braddan for the delivery of pyscho-oncology services.The offices, in Upper Church Street, have been provided by Hamblin, the Isle of Man's premier recruitment, training and HR consultancy.Managing Director Emma Allard said: ‘Cancer Research UK states that one in two people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. Here at Hamblin there isn’t a single team member who doesn’t know someone who has suffered or is suffering, or who won or who lost a...

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