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Dentist charged with misconduct

POSTED today at 7:29 pm by Manx Radio

GDC says he behaviour was misleading and dishonest An Island dentist has been formally charged by the General Dental Council with misconduct and...


Callow's Yard to convert former bar

POSTED today at 1:17 pm

Plans for former bar conversion The owners of a shopping, housing and leisure complex in Castletown have applied for planning permission to renovate a former bar. Callows Yard Ltd says it wants to convert the the function room of the former Fusion bar which has lain unused for five years. In its application, the company says each of the new flats would have one bedroom. You can find out more about the plans, and have your say on them, on the governments website gov.im

Party's fit-for-work claims 'misleading'

POSTED today at 1:16 pm

Manx Labour's concerns dismissed The government has hit back at the Manx Labour Party over its criticism offit-for-work assessmentsbeing carried outon Island benefit claimants. This week,the party's chair MLCDavid Cretney said vulnerable people were beinglet down in the process, which he described as a money-saving, tick-box exercise. UKagency Dependability Ltd is conducting the tests for the Manx government,whichinsiststhose involvedare professionally qualified. Mr Cretney claimedtoo manypeople were wronglydeemed fit for work, andthe process took little account of mental health issues. Butmember for Social Security Bill Henderson has rejected those claims,accusing Mr Cretney ofwhipping-upunfounded concern:

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