Isle of Man News last updated 20 October 2014 13:31:42

Poppy Appeal launches this weekend

POSTED 29 minutes ago by MT

The 2014/15 Poppy Launch will take place at The Strand Shopping Centre when The Worshipful Mayor, Mr. Councillor Stanley Cain J.P. and the Mayoress...

Town hall opens its door in support of MNH open day programme

POSTED today at 10:56 am

Douglas town hall was among sites included in Manx National Heritage’s 2014 open day programme. Visitors had the opportunity to tour the foyer, council chamber and committee room and meet Douglas Mayor and Mayoress Stan and Sheila Cain. The programme offers open access or guided tours to properties, lands and displays usually closed to the public or for which admission is normally charged. Photo - Douglas Mayor and Mayoress Stan and Sheila Cain and mayor’s attendant David Allcock with Doug and Annie Kennaugh. Picture Andrew Barton.

Charity helps make a ‘rail’ difference

POSTED today at 10:20 am

Manx Steam and Model Engineering Club raised money for Junior Achievement by inviting customers of the model railway at Curraghs Wildlife Park to make a donation instead of purchasing a ticket. The collaboration between the two charities raised £174 which will be used to recruit and train volunteers to work in schools.  Junior Achievement chief executive Sue Cook said: ‘We had a really enjoyable day at the Wildlife Park. It is amazing to see the hard work and dedication of the volunteers at Manx Steam and Model Engineering Club and I am delighted that they helped our charity to raise much needed funds.’ Manx Steam and Model Engineering Club chairman Eddy Ryan, who is also a Junior Achievement volunteer, said: ‘It was a pleasure for the club...

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