Isle of Man News last updated 28 July 2015 12:00:58

Govt acts on email blunder

POSTED yesterday at 12:56 pm by Joanne Clague

The government has confirmed it is changing procedures after accidentally revealing the email addresses of thousands of tax payers. An operational error on May 20 this year resulted in taxpayers being able to see each other's email addresses. The tax office had been emailing customers to highlight its new Twitter account. Treasury Minister Eddie ...

Tynwald recognises Dean’s contribution to Manx community

POSTED yesterday at 9:50 am by Stephen Ritch

Tynwald has recognised the contribution to the Manx community made by the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in the Isle of Man Canon Philip Gillespie ahead of his leaving the Island to take up his appointment as Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome.  Canon Gillespie, who has served the Island since 2011 and been a keen follower of Tynwa...

Access to Silverdale Glen improved

POSTED Tue at 3:03 pm

Visitors to Silverdale Glen will be able to access the glen with ease following the construction of a new car park and footpath.The new car park, which is large enough to accommodate 30 cars and 2 coaches, is operational now and will help to prevent congestion created by vehicles parking on the narrow and twisting roads leading to the glen.The entrance is on the A3 Foxdale Road with a pedestrian only footpath from the car park to the boating lake in the glen. The parking area been constructed with a wide tarmac entrance allowing easy access and a locally sourced compacted stone surface. The new footpath into the glen is covered with the same surface making it suitable for families with pushchairs. There are two parking spaces for disabled d...

The Children’s Centre recruiting two managers

POSTED Tue at 2:44 pm

The Children’s Centre is recruiting two managers to play a vital role in putting children, young people and families first by providing services which benefit the whole community. The charity has vacancies for a Fundraising and Communications Manager, and a Community Farm and MOBEX Manager.Over 40% of children on the Island use services provided by the charity, including nursery and pre-school care, and early intervention schemes. But to run these and many other services for children, families and young people costs more than £20,000 per week, and fundraising initiatives play a vital role in meeting this target. The Fundraising and Communications Manager will initiate, manage and monitor projects and campaigns aimed at securing sustainable,...

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