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Buchan pupils provide bags of support for Team Isle of Man

POSTED about 1 hour ago by Mainstream Marketing & Communications

Team Isle of Man competitors at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will have a little reminder of home thanks to pupils at The Buchan School. Children have been working hard to create gift bags made from Manx tartan with unique mementoes for all of the 46 members of the national squad, and managers, coaches, and officials who support the team. The b...

Work starts on £2.8million cell block

POSTED today at 12:35 pm by Joanne Clague

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson visited the site of the new custody block at police headquarters, which is now under construction. The block will replace existing out of date facilities and is scheduled for completion in March next year. It will provide increased cell capacity and better conditions for inmates, police, advocates, healthcare p...

Daily update from the Commonwealth Games Team

POSTED yesterday at 10:39 am

AthletesCompetion gets underway this morning with Team IOM competing in the Swimming, Triathlon and Lawn Bowls at various stages today.First athlete to compete with be Alex Bregazzi who will have his 16th birthday at the games on Saturday at 10.47 in the 400m Freestyle. He will be followed by Laura Kinley and Niamh Robinson in the 50m Breaststroke, Charlotte Atkinson in the 100m Freestyle, Grant Halsall in the 100m Backstroke and Guy Davies in the 200m Breaststroke.Swimming takes place in the Tolcross International Pool not far from the village in Glasgow.This afternoon Team IOM will compete in the Triathlon for the very first time with Andy Nash flying the Manx flag at Strathclyde Country Park against a world class field. It could be very ...

Celton Manx to sponsor Bobby Moore Fund charity golf day

POSTED yesterday at 10:19 am

For the fourth year in succession Celton Manx is to sponsor the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK charity golf day. The event will take place on Thursday September 11th at the Mount Murray Hotel and, as in previous years, is attracting strong support from the Island’s business community with 16 teams already signed up, an opportunity to win a BMW 1 Series for any player achieving a hole in one on the 11th hole and a prize presentation dinner in the evening, also at the Mount Murray Hotel. Since they began in 2011 the golf days have raised more than £60,000 for the fund, committed to bowel cancer research in memory of legendary West Ham United player Bobby Moore OBE, who died of the disease in February 1993, aged just 51. Celton Man...

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