Isle of Man News last updated 08 December 2016 10:55:00

Just Care products selected to bring the UK's motability scheme to the Isle of Man

POSTED Tue at 9:57 am

Just Care Products is now able to offer customers the opportunity to lease mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs through the UK’s Motability scheme. It’s the first time this has been made available to customers on the Isle of Man.  The Motability scheme has been operating in the UK for 38 years and enables those receiving Disability Living Allowance to use part of the allowance to lease a scooter or powered wheelchair. Tracey Hellowell, MD of Just Care Products approached the UK operators of the scheme earlier in the year and over several months negotiated to bring the scheme to the Island.  Inspectors from the UK visited Just Care Products to meet the team and assess the business, and it has now been approved to offer the Motability...

Laxey Pavilion Voted Island’s Favourite Wedding Venue

POSTED Mon at 1:58 pm

Laxey Pavilion, a social enterprise of The Children’s Centre, has been declared the Isle of Man’s favourite wedding venue in a popular award.  The accolade has come from My Manx Wedding, an online hub described as ‘the Island’s biggest wedding community’. The annual awards – which covered twenty-one categories – were decided by public vote, with the historic site in Laxey Glen Gardens emerging as the winner. Milntown estate, in Lezayre, came in second place.  Laxey Pavilion opened as a multi-event function space in September 2015, and hosted its first wedding in April 2016. What makes it a little different from other venues is its link to The Children’s Centre, the Manx-registered charity which helps children, young people and families...

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