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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Photography business focuses on young people’s career development

| July 22, 2014

The team at Andrew Barton Photography have cause for celebration after their latest work experience student, Chantelle Gregson, was voted a category winner in Isle of Man Newspapers’ Young Photographer of the Year competition. 15-year-old Ramsey Grammar School student Chantelle, who spent two weeks working with Andrew Barton and his team, won the Abstract, Objects […]

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St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

| July 22, 2014

STUDENTS from St Sampson’s High School walked from Guernsey to Mexico City. But instead of needing passports, they walked 5,500 miles – the distance from here to the South American city – with the aid of a comfortable pair of trainers and bottles of water. Around 500 pupils and teachers took part in the West […]

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Holidays for Heroes Jersey receives largest ever single donation

| July 22, 2014

HOLIDAYS for Heroes Jersey has received its largest ever single donation from Nautilus Trust through a multi-million pound philanthropic foundation which they manage. The Jersey Foundation, which was established by an international philanthropist, has donated in excess of £40,000 to the charity. The donation has covered the cost of a week in the island for […]

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Callcredit Summer eClub a Success

| July 22, 2014

Some 50 guests from all sectors of the Island’s eGaming community joined Callcredit Information Group at Bar George on Thursday 3rd July for this year’s second instalment the celebrated eClub series. Guests enjoyed a laid-back atmosphere, drinks, food and a specially branded Callcredit cake, as well as the chance to be entered into a prize […]

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Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2013 – On and off Island spending analysis

| July 22, 2014

Following on from the publication of the Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2013 the Economic Affairs unit of the Cabinet Office has produced a breakdown of weekly household expenditure into spending that has occurred on the Isle of Man and that incurred off Island. The voluntary survey was run for a year and collected data […]

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3FM sponsors official Team Isle of Man CWG app

| July 22, 2014

3FM is sponsoring the Official Team Isle of Man Commonwealth Games App. Available to download on Android, Apple IoS app stores and on the 3FM website; it’ll help you keep up to date on Glasgow 2014 – with quick links to up-to-the-minute athlete profiles. There’s a live schedule, results and detailed athlete profiles for each […]

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Simon and Sport scoop prestigious award

| July 22, 2014

An Isle of Man Prison Service dog and his handler have scooped a prestigious award at the British Police and Services Canine Association (BPSCA) Dog Trials. Sport, an English springer spaniel cross, and Dog Handler Simon Secretan won the ‘Service Dog of the Year – Drug Search’ title at the annual competition held in Newbold […]

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