Isle of Man News last updated 22 June 2017 13:18:01

Isle of Man Football Association announces new sponsor for women and girls football

POSTED yesterday at 10:49 am

The Isle of Man Football Association announced that Nedbank Private Wealth will be the new sponsor of women and girls football at a launch event held at Nedbank Private Wealth’s offices in Douglas on Thursday 15 June.  Frank Stennett IOMFA Chief Executive Officer commented: "We are delighted that Nedbank Private Wealth has agreed to a three-year sponsorship for women and girls football on the Isle of Man. This is a very important part of our overall development work. We have been given stretching initiatives from The FA, based at Wembley, to double participation in this area over the next phase of our agreed plans and objectives. This extends to not only players taking part in the game, but also female referees and volunteers in local...

Fire safety response following Grenfell Tower tragedy

POSTED yesterday at 10:13 am

The Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service is carrying out additional fire safety inspections following last week’s devastating incident at Grenfell Tower in London. Fire safety officers are focusing on buildings of five storeys or more in which people live or sleep overnight. These include hotels, boarding houses, blocks of flats and large houses in multiple occupation. The purpose of the inspections is to check compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1975, in particular the Fire Precautions (Houses in Multiple Occupation and Flats) Regulations 2016 and the Hotels and Boarding Houses Order 1997. The proactive response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been put in place by the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service to support its existing...

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