Isle of Man News last updated 18 December 2017 00:00:24

Santas spread festive cheer around Douglas!

POSTED Fri at 11:08 am

More than 200 Santas raced around the streets of Douglas this week in the annual Isle of Man Bank Santa Dash. The event is one of the most famous in the Manx festive calendar, and sees Isle of Man Bank give away more than £3,000 to local charities. In addition, the event raises much more for local good causes through personal sponsorships and donations.  The list of the 2017 winners, prize and charities is: 1st male £300 Jack Okell Alzheimers Society1st female  £300 Rachel Franklin MS IOM2nd male  £200 Jamie Newton The Children’s Centre 2nd female  £200 Carly Craig Wish Upon A Dream 3rd male  £100 Graham Furner Special Olympics IOM/MSPCA 3rd female  £100 Karen Smith  Wish Upon A DreamBest Dressed Male  £100 Kevin Lewin Special Olympics...

IOM Post Office commemorates 2017 with its Limited Edition Yearbook

POSTED Fri at 11:05 am

Isle of Man Post Office (IOMPO) has released its annual limited edition 2017 Yearbook, which has mint condition examples of every IOMPO stamp and miniature sheets issued this year. The 80-page hardback book is also packed with additional imagery and fascinating text that includes contributions from key individuals involved in the design and creation of every issue. To provide further context to the stamp issued in 2017, there are also photos of related events attended by Isle of Man Post Office representatives during the year.Limited to just 600 copies, this beautiful collectable contains a diverse range of themes from royalty, motorsport, wildlife to Manx history and culture. It contains 16 illuminating chapters which range from the...

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