Isle of Man News last updated 25 September 2017 10:52:05

Manx Lottery Trust supports Hospice Isle of Man 'From Me to You' projct

POSTED Fri last week

Manx Lottery Trust has supported Hospice Isle of Man’s ‘From Me to You’ project with the provision of funding for an iPad. ‘From Me to You’ addresses psychological and spiritual needs as an individual nears the end of their life, creating the ability to leave messages and record memories for loved ones.  In addition, music and playlists can be compiled, and help further bring to life people’s memories. The tablet is also proving invaluable as part of the Rehabilitation Suite workshops. Hospice’s Chief Executive Anne Mills said: ‘There is evidence to suggest that as an individual nears the end of life, communication with those they love, and assurance that life has had meaning and purpose, becomes of utmost importance. Since 2007 the...

New ticketless system for Shaw’s Brow and Bottleneck car parks

POSTED Fri last week

Douglas Borough Council is upgrading Shaw’s Brow and Bottleneck car parks with a new ticketless automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system that will be quicker and more convenient and reliable. The new system will also offer more ways to pay; in addition to using cash and cards, customers will be able to pay using the Glide parking app on Android and IOS devices, or by setting up a credit account. (Pre-payment card holders will be able to transfer credit to the new system). The new system at a glance:• The system operates by recognising the user’s registration number, so customers will need to know their vehicle’s registration number to pay and exit the car park as well as to set up a credit account;• As the vehicle approaches the...

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