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Wi-Manx Supports Children in Need 2017

POSTED today at 3:50 pm by LC

On Friday 17th November leading Island technology provider Wi-Manx took part in Children in Need. £30 was raised on the day. To raise money for the...


The heat is on in Jurby!

POSTED yesterday at 2:43 pm

The heat was on for Year 5 and 6 pupils at Jurby Community School recently, when they were visited by Kumar Menon of Leela’s Kitchen. The children have been learning about India as their topic this term, and were delighted when Kumar joined them to talk to them about India and Indian food. He showed them how to make onion bahjis, and taught them how to make a simple curry. The children were then each given a tub of Leela's kitchen mild curry powder, so that they could go home and try making their own. Kumar Menon said, “I am sure that my visit will encourage our next generation to cook, and I'm really hoping to continue spreading the benefits of home cooking.” Class teacher Jillian Cranmer said, “We are so grateful to Kumar for coming to...

St Thomas Guides support Rebecca House

POSTED yesterday at 2:40 pm

St Thomas Guides raised £900 for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice from numerous fundraising events which started in February to celebrate Rebecca House’s 10th birthday. St Thomas Guides, which consists of 27 girls and 3 leaders, chose to support Rebecca House as they wanted to help children and give them exciting opportunities like the girls have being part of guides. The fundraising activities included a sponsored 10km run and walk along Douglas Promenade. The run and walk included additional elements such as putting someone into the recovery position, doing a cheerleader chant, completing 10 star jumps and other challenges. The guides also completed 10 other fundraising activities for their local hospice. Sharon Connor from hospice...

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