Isle of Man News last updated 25 May 2016 09:59:15

Schools open as normal after "security threat"

POSTED 8 minutes ago by LC

In a joint press release issued by the Isle of Man Police and the Department of Education it was confirmed that the incident which resulted in Ashley Hill Primary School in Onchan being evacuated yesterday was as a result of a phone call.  The phone call is being linked to similar bomb threat incidents that occurred in the UK on Monday and yesterda...

Leonard Singer MHK to stand for election

POSTED yesterday at 2:50 pm by LC

Ramsey MHK Leonard Singer has announced his intention to stand for election in the House of Keys General Election on September 22. Mr Singer said he took the decision ‘after much deliberation’ and pledges to bring ‘experience where it counts’ to the governing of the island. A Ramsey resident for 27 years Mr Singer has served as the town’s MHK for 1...

RL360° presents more than £2,500 to the Special Care Baby Unit

POSTED yesterday at 1:40 pm

RL360° has presented £2,562.94 to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Noble’s Hospital.The money was raised during 2015, when the SCBU was RL360°’s chosen charity partner. Staff worked hard on a variety of fundraising efforts, including a quiz, bake sales, a Wimbledon-themed strawberries and cream event and the Christmas raffle. The company matched the funds raised to reach the total and it is likely that the money will go towards the purchase of a vital scanner for the unit.Jill Evans (pictured), who heads up RL360°’s Charity Committee, said: "RL360° is very pleased to make this contribution to the important service SCBU provides to our community.”Paul McCann (also pictured), SCBU lead nurse, said: “I would like to extend my sincere thank...

Manx Cancer Help opens Douglas office with support from Hamblin

POSTED yesterday at 1:37 pm

Manx Cancer Help now has a presence in central Douglas thanks to the generous support of Hamblin.The ‘Douglas Hub’ will become the administrative base for the charity’s fundraising and event management, freeing up space at the Lisa Lowe Centre in Braddan for the delivery of pyscho-oncology services.The offices, in Upper Church Street, have been provided by Hamblin, the Isle of Man's premier recruitment, training and HR consultancy.Managing Director Emma Allard said: ‘Cancer Research UK states that one in two people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. Here at Hamblin there isn’t a single team member who doesn’t know someone who has suffered or is suffering, or who won or who lost a batt...

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