Isle of Man News last updated 29 March 2015 15:23:05

General Registry restructured

POSTED yesterday at 6:15 am by Paul Moulton

Next month will see the General Registry get restructured as the government says it needs to improve the efficiency of the service.No jobs will go, but a better use of space and IT systems are expected to generate savings.The Department of Economic Development will deal with Transfer of Land, Deeds, and Civil registries, Charities register and the ...

Pedestrian receives serious injuries

POSTED Sat last week by Paul Moulton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian received serious injuries after being struck by a car travelling up Johnny Wattersons Lane on Friday night.The pedestrian was admitted to Nobles hospital.Emergency services stayed at the scene for two and half hours whilst investigation took place.Police Sergeant 116 Quentin De Backer said, “A t...

Details of next ICSA event released

POSTED Fri last week

Tom Richards, Director of Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited will explore the impact for economics and investment portfolios of the 2015 UK General Election at the next Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch event, to take place on 21 April 2015 at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas. Tom is a Director of Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited. He heads up the Offshore Private Client Investment Management Team; and co-heads the Collective Fund Research Team. He moved to the Isle of Man in 2007 after serving as a commissioned officer and pilot in the Royal Air Force. Tom is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds an MSc (Distinction) in Inte...

Anne Frank and 'girl power' make a winning combination

POSTED Fri last week

It was an all-girl triumph in this year's Schools' Public Speaking Competition sponsored by Douglas Rotary Club. The junior leg was won by Arbory School, with Marown second, and Willaston third, while the Senior Competition was won by King William's College, with Castle Rushen HS placed second and Ballakermeen third. According to Emily Knop, Arbory's main speaker, the difference between boys and girls boils down to 'brain power', neatness, organisational ability and the fact that 'boys can't multi-task': 'Even my Dad can't do it!' She went on to suggest it was unfair that men had cornered all the top jobs. 'It's time for the next round of girl power – and don't try arguing with me, because you know who'll win!'In summing up, the one boy in ...

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