Isle of Man News last updated 22 July 2014 19:32:42

A real find: Braddan School pioneers geocaching project

POSTED today at 1:47 pm by MT

Island of Culture’s legacy is set to be strengthened after Braddan School pioneered a geocaching project for the Island’s primary schools. The project is the work of Lisa Nelson, a teacher at the school, in collaboration with David Reeder from Ballacottier School’s Rainbow Room Mrs Nelson explained: ‘I wanted to get children engaged with Island o...

Oldest trams to mark 120th anniversary of MER to Laxey

POSTED today at 1:42 pm by MT

The Isle of Man’s oldest tramcars will be operating scheduled services on Sunday 27 July 2014 to mark the 120th anniversary of the Manx Electric Railway line reaching Laxey. Tramcars No. 1 and No. 2 are recognised by Guinness World Records as the oldest tramcars in service on their original system anywhere in the world. Built by G F Milnes & Co...

ILS Group appoint new Chief Financial Officer

POSTED today at 9:57 am

Leading international fiduciary services provider The ILS Group has announced the appointment of Chief Financial Officer Grant Evans. Grant is based at ILS’s headquarters in the Isle of Man and is responsible for directing and controlling the finance function of the entire Group, which has offices in the British Virgin Islands, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Portugal, Switzerland and Uruguay. Grant is a Chartered Management Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in executive and senior finance roles having worked internationally and across a range of business sectors. Grant said: “I’m delighted to have joined ILS as their new Chief Financial Officer. I’m really looking forward to working with such an experienced and internationa...

Sarah joins Simcocks

POSTED today at 9:54 am

Sarah Wolter has joined Simcocks as a paralegal. Her duties will include providing support to the Private Client team at Simcocks and carrying out research for Advocates. Sarah, 22, a former student at Queen Elizabeth II High School, returned to the Island after gaining a First Class Honours degree at Northumbria University in Law. Chief Executive, Phil Games said: “The Private Client team is one of the strongest on the Island and I am sure Sarah will be a very valued member of the team. Sarah has impressed us with her enthusiasm and commitment and it is very encouraging that Simcocks continues to attract the highest calibre of young professional.” Sarah said: “I am looking forward to developing my knowledge and experience. My work expe...

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