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Silk painters’ eye-catching banner designs appear on Post Office miniature sheet

| October 29, 2014

The Post Office unveiled a stunning and vibrant miniature sheet celebrating the exemplary works of The Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters in the production of its silk town banners. The stamp launch took place on the morning of October 23 at the House of Manannan in Peel, where the banners will now remain […]

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Pilot scheme will enhance support for carers

| October 29, 2014

A pilot for a new scheme to provide information and advice to carers and to assess their needs will launch in November.   The scheme is a joint initiative between the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Crossroads Care. The pilot exercise has been developed to help inform the Department on the likely […]

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Council all fired up for November 7th

| October 29, 2014

Douglas Borough Council’s public fireworks display will be on Friday November 7th. Sponsored by Celton Manx and with support from 3FM the event starts at 7pm when judging, led by the Mayor of Douglas Stan Cain,  takes place for the Best Guy competition and prizes of £100, £50 and £25 awarded for first, second and […]

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Zurich makes commitment to developing Mountain Bike racing for Manx children

| October 27, 2014

Youth mountain bike racing on the Isle of Man will be sponsored by Zurich International Life. The company has committed to supporting the ‘Zurich Youth Mountain Bike Series’ during the 2014-2015 race season, helping to develop the sport which is growing rapidly in popularity with Manx children. The Zurich Youth Mountain Bike Series is held […]

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HENRY BLOOM NOBLE DESCENDANT VISITS ISLE OF MAN TO VIEW HIS LEGACY

| October 27, 2014

Around the Isle of Man, from hospitals to parks to libraries, the name of Henry Bloom Noble is commemorated in recognition of his place as a revered benefactor who bestowed his vast fortune upon the people of the Island. These memorials to his generosity were on the itinerary of Nick Noble, a descendant of Henry, […]

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BUY OIL EARLY TO AVOID BEING LEFT OUT IN THE COLD IN GUERNSEY

| October 27, 2014

tocking up on heating oil now, when demand is lower, means that customers have the comfort of a pre-filled tank during the coldest time of the year.   Channel Islands Fuels Limited (CIFL), which has a depot at North Side, Vale, is advising customers to think ahead; winter conditions cause a huge increase in the […]

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BUY OIL EARLY TO AVOID BEING LEFT OUT IN THE COLD IN GUERNSEY

| October 27, 2014

tocking up on heating oil now, when demand is lower, means that customers have the comfort of a pre-filled tank during the coldest time of the year.   Channel Islands Fuels Limited (CIFL), which has a depot at North Side, Vale, is advising customers to think ahead; winter conditions cause a huge increase in the […]

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World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

| October 23, 2014

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

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Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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