Isle of Man News last updated 02 May 2016 08:25:46

Campaign to make Sophie's dream come true

POSTED yesterday at 8:13 am by Manx Radio

Teen would love to hear from favourite star A teenage girl in the Island’s hospice is hoping her dream comes true – with a message from her idol. 13 year old Sophie Birtles has a rare degenerative genetic disorder Juvenile Sandhoff disease, and is staying at Rebecca House Children's Hospice in Braddan. Her final wish is to hear f...

Port St Mary sign Military Covenant

POSTED Fri last week by LC

The Board of Port St Mary Commissioners, at it’s meeting on 28th April committed to an Armed Forces Military Covenant. This covenant recognises the difficulties faced by Forces personnel whether trying to hold civilian jobs in tandem with a military career in the reserves or returning to their community on the completion of a term in the forces. P...

Heron & Brearley to hold recruitment day

POSTED Thu last week

Heron & Brearley is holding a pubs and bars recruitment day on Tuesday May 3rd from 2 to 7pm at The Railway pub, North Quay, Douglas. It’s an opportunity to meet some of the bar, kitchen and head office teams. Interested parties are asked to bring a copy of their CV to enter a prize draw. There’ll also be a Perfect Pour, Cocktail and Chef’s challenge. More information from H&B sales and marketing manager Charlotte Dimelow, 699445 / 436013.

Macmillan Cancer Information Centre marks tenth anniversary

POSTED Thu last week

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the official opening of the Island’s Macmillan Cancer Information Centre, which is based in the main foyer of Noble’s Hospital. The centre, which supported more than 600 people affected by cancer in 2015, serves as a one stop shop for information on cancer and local services.  This includes a visual map of cancer related literature to give a clear and consistent information pathway for patients. The centre also offers LookAhead, providing advice and support for people experiencing hair loss and associated problems as a result of cancer treatment. Minister for Health and Social Care, Howard Quayle MHK, said: “The majority of visitors to Noble’s Hospital will pass by the Macmillan Cancer Information ...

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