News from the Isle of Man (isleofman.com) http://www.isleofman.com/News/local News from the Isle of Man en-gb Copyright 2012 Local News Isle of Man Dot Com RSS Generator 60 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:18:58 GMT Duke of Edinburgh's Award Island presentation evening http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84067/duke-of-edinburgh-s-award-island-presentation-evening news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84067/duke-of-edinburgh-s-award-island-presentation-evening Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:18:58 GMT

The coordinator of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) in the Island has spoken of its ongoing value to young people. Founded by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh in 1956, DofE is the world’s leading youth achievement award. Some 1.2 million young people aged 14 to 24 in 140 countries are...

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Appeal after theft from vulnerable gentleman http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84066/appeal-after-theft-from-vulnerable-gentleman news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84066/appeal-after-theft-from-vulnerable-gentleman Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:15:25 GMT At 10:00am on Monday 18th September 2017 an elderly gentleman was approached by two males whilst crossing the road towards Dukes Street, Douglas behind Marks and Spencer.  The elderly gentleman suffers from Alzheimer’s and the two unknown males have asked him for money which he has given over to...

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Signs of the times: RTC installs new town maps and noticeboards http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84065/signs-of-the-times-rtc-installs-new-town-maps-and-noticeboards news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84065/signs-of-the-times-rtc-installs-new-town-maps-and-noticeboards Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:13:07 GMT

Ramsey Town Commissioners are installing new maps and noticeboards at a number of locations around the town, including the town hall, the coach stand on Dale Street, Station Road and Plaza car parks, Ramsey Courthouse and Mooragh Park. Designed by local cartographer Vic Bates the maps supplement...

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First Barrovian Alumni intern returns from three months in Hong Kong http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84064/first-barrovian-alumni-intern-returns-from-three-months-in-hong-kong news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84064/first-barrovian-alumni-intern-returns-from-three-months-in-hong-kong Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:11:21 GMT

The first ever recipient of the Barrovian Alumni Internship has returned from Hong Kong urging his peers to take advantage of ‘an opportunity of a lifetime’.Oliver Mealin, 20, spent three months working at Strix’s Hong Kong office, gaining valuable skills and experience in human resources and...

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Cold Calling – Tarmacking http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84063/cold-calling-tarmacking- news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84063/cold-calling-tarmacking- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:07:41 GMT The Office of Fair Trading has received reports of tradesmen visiting and cold calling local residents offering to do tarmacking. Cold Calling is now illegal in the Isle of Man. The tradesmen have allegedly suggested that they have been recently employed by a local company and are able to do the...

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Driving twinning links: Civic welcome for Ballymoney Old Vehicle Club members http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84062/driving-twinning-links-civic-welcome-for-ballymoney-old-vehicle-club-members news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84062/driving-twinning-links-civic-welcome-for-ballymoney-old-vehicle-club-members Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:06:33 GMT

The Mayor and Mayoress of Douglas, Debbie Pitts and Linda Curphey, welcomed members of the Ballymoney Old Vehicle Club to Douglas town hall. The club was celebrating its 25th anniversary with a tour of the Isle of Man. Douglas has a twinning agreement with the County Antrim town, now part of...

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Manx support will provide sand dams to four communities in Kenya http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84059/manx-support-will-provide-sand-dams-to-four-communities-in-kenya news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84059/manx-support-will-provide-sand-dams-to-four-communities-in-kenya Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:14:17 GMT

Isle of Man Government funding of £85,609 has been awarded to Excellent Development to construct four sand dams, which will provide life-changing support to communities in Kenya. The Ukambani region in South-East Kenya is semi-arid and suffers from severe water shortages. Approximately 66% of...

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Minister highlights value of Junior Achievement in preparing young people for work http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84057/minister-highlights-value-of-junior-achievement-in-preparing-young-people-for-work news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84057/minister-highlights-value-of-junior-achievement-in-preparing-young-people-for-work Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:08:34 GMT The Minister for Education and Children has highlighted the value of Junior Achievement Isle of Man (JA IoM) in preparing young people for entering work and managing their finances. Graham Cregeen MHK was speaking as a study of the impact of JA IoM’s work with schools was published. A Manx charity...

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Appeal after tools stolen http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84055/appeal-after-tools-stolen news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84055/appeal-after-tools-stolen Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:02:21 GMT Police say thieves have targeted a commercial premises in Springvalley Industrial Estate, Braddan stealing power tools. The incident, which happened sometime between Sunday 17th and Monday 18th September at Unit 16 resulted in a number of items being taken, one of which was a grey and black coloured...

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Relatives Support Service will help bereaved families http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84051/relatives-support-service-will-help-bereaved-families news@isleofman.com Local News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/84051/relatives-support-service-will-help-bereaved-families Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:50:17 GMT

A new service aimed at helping bereaved families cope following the death of a loved one was launched on Friday (September 15).The Relatives Support Service will be operated by staff from Noble’s Hospital but will be housed nearby in an office at Hospice Isle of Man.The charity stepped in to supply...

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