Isle of Man News last updated 22 December 2014 18:12:02

Mountain Road crash leaves man in hospital

POSTED yesterday at 6:12 pm by Manx Radio

A man was hospitalised after a car crash on the Mountain Road this lunchtime. The Island’s Fire and Rescue Service says it was alerted to the crash...

St Ninian's pays tribute to teacher

POSTED yesterday at 6:10 pm by Manx Radio

A Douglas high school has paid tribute to one of its teachers who died at the weekend. 31 year old Rob Campbell taught PE at St Ninian’s after...

Pupils mourn teacher's death

POSTED yesterday at 7:42 am

Tributes are being paid to a St Ninian's High School teacher who was killed in a collision with a coach on Richmond Hill.Students have been posting tributes on the St Ninian's PE department's facebook page. Mark O'Connor said: 'Mr Campbell was a true teacher, he showed interest in his pupils and was awsome at teaching P.E! Your character could never be replaced around school. A true legend was sadly lost.'A minute's applause took place at Corinthians v Ayre football match, with Kelly Dawson commenting: 'it just shows how well liked respected he was by all his pupils!! RIP thoughts are with family friends.'The PE department said it was extremely grateful for the comments - 'thanks everyone, we are overwhelmed with your kindess', and his...

Government urged to 'get moving' on Manx credit union

POSTED yesterday at 6:23 am

A group seeking to set up a credit union on the Island is urging the government to 'get moving' on the scheme. A working group was set up earlier this year to gauge likely take-up of low cost small loans from a credit union - which are non-profit organisations, owned by its members. In October, the group gave out information about its plans to shoppers in Douglas as part of an international credit union awareness day. But current legislation needs to be updated before a union can be established here. Working party chairman David Talbot says a recent consultants' report on the Island's national insurance fund has now flagged up the idea as a good one: Clip 1

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