Isle of Man News last updated 25 July 2016 11:23:17

Douglas Fire Station Open Day this Sunday

POSTED Wed last week

Douglas Fire Station will be opening its doors to the public on Sunday 24 July for a fundraising family day.The event takes place at the Peel Road station from 11am to 4pm and will feature a host of rescue demonstrations and fun activities.Money raised will be donated to the Firefighters Charity, which assists firefighters and their families, and Tabitha’s Trust, an organisation that supports families through child bereavement in the Isle of Man.The Douglas Fire Station Open Day has been a huge success in recent years and this Sunday’s event promises to be as popular as ever.Among the highlights will be a zip wire ‘death slide’ at the rear of the station, rides in the aerial ladder platform, hose reel games and challenges, bouncy castle...

Strand Group looking to grow by acquisition

POSTED Wed last week

18 months after moving into a purpose built HQ in Tromode, Strand Group is actively looking to grow through acquisition. The Group comprises four businesses - Strand Facilities Services, Storall, Krypton Cleaning Services and Clean A Way - and it is looking to grow with businesses that compliment the Group’s activities. It’s a business strategy that has worked successfully for the Group in the past. Krypton Contract Cleaners became part of Strand Group in 2011 when it was taken over from Clucas Plc. Krypton, which has specialised in all aspects of commercial cleaning for over 30 years, now focuses on hygiene and washroom services. Relationships with Clucas Plc and Strand Group go back over 27 years and Clucas Plc is the owner of Tromode...

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