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Toilet regeneration at Delancey starts

| August 27, 2015

Work to refurbish the toilets in Delancey Park will start on 1st September. This much-needed phase of the Delancey Park regeneration has been organised and funded by the Admiral de Saumarez Trust in close consultation with the St Sampson’s Douzaine and Culture & Leisure department. As well as male and female amenities, the block will […]

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CineGuernsey releases its autumn/winter 2015 schedule

| August 25, 2015

CineGuernsey’s autumn/winter 2015 schedule truly has something for everyone.   The programme opens on 4th September 4 with the only authorised documentary about the life of Kurt Cobain and his band Nirvana. Cobain: Montage of Heck has been described as ‘the most holistic portrait of a rock icon ever created’ and is not to be […]

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Guernseys 1st self service dog wash

| August 25, 2015

Guernsey’s first and only self-service Dog Wash has arrived at Le Friquet Garden Centre. The global phenomenon – the K9000 Self Service Dog Wash is now available in Guernsey, conveniently located in the pet department at Le Friquet Garden Centre. Opened to the public on Monday 17th August, the dog wash allows owners to wash […]

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Islanders invited to share five star Grand memories

| August 25, 2015

A social media campaign has been launched to celebrate the special memories and experiences that people have shared together at Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa. The hotel, which hosts events ranging from weddings and birthdays, to hen do’s and corporate functions, is inviting islanders to share their Grand memories on Facebook. Entries will be judged […]

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Local insurance broker celebrates 10 years in the community

| August 7, 2015

Rossborough is celebrating 10 years in the Isle of Man this month. The insurance broker first opened its office in Douglas on 1st August 2005 with four employees offering commercial insurance. The business has since more than quadrupled its workforce to 20 and expanded its offering to include personal lines, private client, professional and commercial […]

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TRY ARCHERY AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY’S VISION AWARENESS WEEK OPEN DAY

| August 4, 2015

You can try your hand at archery during a special open day hosted by Manx Blind Welfare Society as part of Vision Awareness Week 2015. Members of Blind Veterans UK will assist sighted and visually impaired visitors have a go at archery as part of a day of activities at the Society’s Corrin Court centre […]

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Isle of Man supports vulnerable victims of African conflict

| August 4, 2015

The Isle of Man Government, through its International Development Committee (IDC) has agreed to give charities a total of £50,000 to help victims of conflict in Burundi and South Sudan. Action Aid has been granted £25,000 to support refugees from Burundi who have fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ongoing constitutional crisis […]

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Barclays to boost digital skills at Royal Agricultural Show

| August 4, 2015

Barclays Digital Eagles will be on hand at this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show to share their technology expertise with islanders. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost digital confidence and they will be running a range of digital-themed activities that visitors can get involved with during […]

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Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

| August 4, 2015

Tynwald has recognised the contribution to the Manx community made by the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in the Isle of Man Canon Philip Gillespie ahead of his leaving the Island to take up his appointment as Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome. Canon Gillespie, who has served the Island since 2011 […]

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Famous Five: Douglas scoops five Green Flag awards

| August 4, 2015

Douglas Borough Council will be flying the flag five times over after being awarded five Green Flags. 2015 is the third year in succession that Douglas has been successful in the scheme, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, which recognises excellence in parks and green spaces and judges them against eight criteria including horticultural […]

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