Isle of Man News last updated 01 December 2015 15:15:51

Hospital waiting lists 'a challenge'

POSTED today at 2:00 pm by Joanne Clague

Health Minister Howard Quayle says action is being taken to tackle lengthy NHS waiting lists. Responding to a question in the House of Keys from...

Drink Safe, Drive Safe, Go Safe this festive season

POSTED yesterday at 4:00 pm

Hard-hitting posters will form the centrepiece of an Isle of Man Government campaign encouraging people to act responsibly while celebrating the festive season.The Isle of Man Constabulary, Department of Health and Social Care’s Public Health Directorate and bus vannin are working in partnership to promote the ‘Drink Safe, Drive Safe, Go Safe’ message.Posters featuring the slogan ‘How will your night end?’ will be distributed throughout the Island to highlight the harmful effects of excessive drinking. A promotions vehicle will also visit different locations to reinforce the possible consequences of irresponsible behaviour, including losing your driving licence, liberty and employment.The festive period represents one of the busiest times...

Manx snowboarder's training pays off

POSTED yesterday at 3:20 pm

Zoe Gillings-Brier has taken a creditable 5th place at the European Cup in Austria.She's now gearing up for the first World Cup of the 2015/16 season on December 9.After finishing 9th at the Sochi 2015 Olympic Games, Zoe took time out this year to focus on training. She's happy with her fifth place from a field of more than 70 competitors, stating: 'I wasn’t expecting to finish in the top 10 this early on in the season so I’m over the moon.'Got a story? Contact Joanne on 340000 or email newsdesk@manx.nettwitter @jonewsiom

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