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New primary school set for September intake

POSTED yesterday at 8:36 pm by Manx Radio

Guests taken round to view site An official visit has confirmed the new Henry Bloom Noble Primary School will be ready for students this September...


Garff Parish District Meet for the First Time

POSTED yesterday at 10:19 am

Wednesday 4th May saw a little bit of history when the first new Local Government Board in over a century met for the first time.Previously the sheading of Garff had three local authorities, Laxey, Lonan and Maughold but after a number of years of working ever closer together they sought a Tynwald Order to combine in December of last year. On the 1st May the new Authority came into being.Nigel Dobson, formally of Lonan Commissioners, was elected as the first Chairman and said: ‘I would like to thank all who have worked towards this day and I believe that the good will and trust that Commissioners have built up in recent times will ensure that we can offer the best local services that our electorate deserve.’Robert Moughtin, formally with...

Packed Family Entertainment programme for IOM Cyclefest

POSTED yesterday at 10:15 am

Official Isle of Man Cyclefest presented by Isle of Man Bank charity partner Rebecca House and the Cyclefest organisers have confirmed a packed entertainment schedule of family entertainment for the festival at the Milntown Estate over the weekend of 14th and 15th May.The festival will feature a special dedicated children’s area in front of the main Milntown House, which will be separate to the main food stalls and entertainment stage.Little animals lovers will enjoy the chance to get close to some of the petting zoo animals from Do-littles including their giant rabbit while the nearby birds of prey from the Wildlife Park will also be on site for children to learn about some of the exotic creatures that are housed there.Creative minds will...

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