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Hartford Homes boosts community ‘Next Step’ garden project by donating top soil

| April 1, 2015

Isle of Man property developer Hartford Homes has given a local health service facility a major lift by donating tonnes and tonnes of top soil for its therapeutic garden project. The Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Next Step’ team, which manages the scheme at Brunswick Gardens in Douglas, will use the donated soil to […]

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Airtime sponsored by Celton Manx benefits five good causes

| March 26, 2015

Five charities have benefited from airtime donated by Celton Manx. Campaigns for the Alzheimer’s Society, the British Red Cross, Crossroads Care Young Carers Project, Samaritans and Tabitha’s Trust were broadcast on Manx Radio between December 2014 and early March this year, since when the charities have been reflecting on what have been wholly positive outcomes […]

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COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

| March 18, 2015

Generali Worldwide has continued its support of the Guernsey Sports Commission’s work on the Island by pledging more funds to the charity. A donation of £90,000 has been made to the Commission and the funds will be used over a three-year period to benefit coaching and community sport participation at all levels. Generali Worldwide has […]

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Hartford Homes donates £500 to allergy support charity

| March 13, 2015

Isle of Man-based house builder Hartford Homes has donated five hundred pounds to the Anaphylaxis Campaign, a charity which helps people who suffer with severe allergic reactions. The Anaphylaxis Campaign is a UK-wide organisation which provides information and support relating to foods and other triggers such as latex, drugs and insect stings, as well as […]

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Meetings discuss future of state pensions and benefits

| March 11, 2015

Feedback generated at a series of open meetings this week will help to shape a public consultation on the future of state pensions and benefits in the Isle of Man. Treasury Minister Eddie Teare MHK says he is encouraged by the level of community engagement on an issue highlighted as being ‘of the greatest national […]

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Tracey Bell’s Southern Belles Bring Big Smiles to Castletown

| March 11, 2015

The Tracey Bell Clinic’s award-winning team are excited to be bringing friendly local dentistry back to Castletown from April. The new Castletown Practice will be managed by three southern belles who are well known to local residents and who have been spending the last three months getting to know the local market. Karen Corkish, from […]

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Radisson Blu turns down lights to raise awareness of Earth Hour

| March 11, 2015

Radisson Blu Jersey will be turning down the hotel’s lights for one hour in support of Earth Hour On March 28th 2015.   Earth Hour will take place in over 162 countries worldwide at 8.30pm, with the aim of highlighting the issues surrounding climate change.   Radisson Blu will turn down the hotel’s energy consumption […]

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LIHOU ISLAND TRUST SET TO BENEFIT FROM THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

| March 11, 2015

Lihou Charitable Trust will be this year’s main beneficiary of the Harbour Carnival and it will be a double anniversary celebration. The organisers, the Guernsey Round Table, will be celebrating its 65th anniversary in Guernsey and Lihou Charitable Trust will celebrate 10 years since its formation.   Sponsored for the eighth year by RBC Wealth […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

| March 5, 2015

As NHS Scotland announces an additional £100million in funding to tackle the country’s current ‘bed blocking’ issue, recent statistics from Family Nursing & Home Care show that the charity’s Rapid Response Team has delivered 688 days of care in patients’ homes in just nine months. Since the service’s launch, the service has treated 167 patients, […]

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EcoVannin Partnership launched today

| March 5, 2015

EcoVannin, a new initiative to develop the Isle of Man as an outstanding example of a sustainable community, has been officially launched today.  EcoVannin is a collaboration between three of the Island’s best-known environmental groups, the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture and the Manx Utilities Authority.  Together they will […]

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