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Heartstopper: Joe Locke describes Netflix role as ‘dream come true’

A school student, who beat 10,000 teenagers to land a starring role in the hit Netflix drama Heartstopper, has described it as a ‘dream come true’. Joe...
Saturday, 30 April 2022

New head teachers appointed for Ballakermeen and Queen Elizabeth II

Two Isle of Man secondary schools will have new head teachers from September after the successors to their longstanding leaders were appointed. Graeme Corrin...
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Glencrutchery pool reopened to disability groups

A specialist pool, which caters for people with disabilities on the Isle of Man, will reopen on 28 April after a project to update the facility was...
Thursday, 14 April 2022

Easter holiday food voucher scheme approved

Children from low income families will receive food vouchers to help avoid holiday hunger in the Isle of Man this Easter, after Tynwald backed the move. The...
Thursday, 7 April 2022

Isle of Man Sports Awards: Cavendish and Donnelly take top honours

Cycling history maker Mark Cavendish and gymnastic star Tara Donnelly have been crowned Isle of Man Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at a ceremony in...
Thursday, 31 March 2022

Science and History course switch follows exam board review

Secondary schools in the Isle of Man will switch to a different science and history examination system from September, following a review of IGCSE and GCSE...
Wednesday, 23 March 2022

Isle of Man Sports Awards: Olympic champion Amy Williams to attend

Olympic gold medal winner Amy Williams MBE will be the guest of honour at the Isle of Man Sports Awards at the Villa Marina in Douglas on 31 March. The...
Monday, 21 March 2022

Short-term future of regional swimming pools secured

The short-term future of the Isle of Man's regional swimming pools has been secured. The decision, which has been made possible following support from...
Monday, 21 March 2022

Manx athletes receive support to help fulfil their potential

Anna Dawson Olly Lockley Fifty seven athletes will receive support from Isle of Man Sport and Sport Aid this year to achieve their sporting goals and...
Friday, 18 March 2022

Draft Childcare Strategy published

Today the Isle of Man Government have published a draft Childcare Strategy as part of the delivery of Our Island Plan. The Childcare Strategy explores the...
Tuesday, 15 March 2022
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