Tag: Isle of Man

EMPLOYEES CELEBRATE NEARLY ONE THOUSAND YEARS OF SERVICE!

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 26 October 2009 – It wouldn’t be understatement to say there was a lot of experience in the room when more than 60 members of staff at Friends Provident International assembled for a commemorative long service lunch. Between them, it’s been calculated their combined period of dedication to FPI stretches to a staggering […]

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BE SURE YOUR CLASS IS FIRST TO SKATE ON THE ICE THIS CHRISTMAS!

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 26 October 2009 – Primary school students across the Isle of Man are being given the chance to be the first people on the “Sure Skate” ice rink this Christmas when it opens in November. Classes spanning year groups 3 – 6 (eight to 11 years old) are being asked to enter a […]

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CALLS TO UK MOBILES NOW INCLUDED IN MANX TELECOM’S NEW “BIGGER, BETTER, SIMPLER” PAY MONTHLY TARIFFS

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 26 October 2009 – Bigger bundles, better value and simpler tariffs! That’s the message from Manx Telecom to all pay monthly mobile customers, following the Company’s decision to streamline the existing tariff structure. The Island’s premier telecommunications provider introduces the new, simplified  tariffs on 1st November. Calls to UK mobiles will now be […]

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THE WAVE

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 26 October 2009 – The Board of Sefton Group plc met yesterday following the end of negotiations with Government over the lease of the former Summerland site for the ‘Wave’ development. It is a matter of genuine disappointment to the Board that the considerable resources and effort invested by the Group in the […]

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MAKE SURE YOU’RE FIT FOR THE ROAD THIS WINTER

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – The Department of Transport’s Road Safety Unit has launched its campaign to remind motorists to check that their vehicle is ‘fit for the road’ before the winter months set in. This weekend sees the clocks go back and the nights drawing in and it is vital for all vehicle […]

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CALLOWS YARD OFFICIALLY OPENED BY CHIEF MINISTER

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – ALL the doors of Callows Yard were finally opened last week – in the presence of Chief Minister and MHK for Castletown, Tony Brown and the site’s proprietor’s Roy and Sue Tilleard. An official ceremony took place at 4pm on the 17 October in the ‘Arena’ – and Mr […]

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A NEW NAME AND A NEW VISUAL IDENTITY FOR CONISTER TRUST

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – With immediate effect Conister Trust Limited (Conister Trust), the Isle of Man’s only independent bank, will be known as ‘Conister Bank Limited’ (Conister Bank). The Bank has undergone an extensive re-branding to complement the change to its name and will be identified by a striking new logo depicting another […]

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BUSINESS CONFIDENCE WANES IN SEPTEMBER

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – Confidence amongst British businesses slipped in September, as weaker sentiment across the manufacturing sector started to take its toll, according to the latest Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets Business Barometer. The survey for September shows that the balance of firms expecting an upturn in business activity over the next year […]

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MANX ACTORS GIVEN CHANCE TO TEST SCREEN SKILLS

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – LOCAL actors were given the chance to hone their film skills at a recent workshop held at King William’s College by UK specialists – and supported by the Isle Of Man Arts Council. The aim of ‘Screen Actors Workshop’ was to introduce actors to screen-acting techniques to help the […]

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WORLD RECORD SMASHED BY THREE LEGGED RACERS

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Isle News, 23 October 2009 – People from all over the Island gathered last Sunday to witness the record for the world’s largest three legged race being smashed at an event organised by Barclays Wealth at Noble’s Park. The world record attempt was the brainchild of Damian Bird and co-ordinated by Barclays Wealth staff who […]

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