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Isle of Man Sport Aid Recipients Announced

Forty nine athletes from 14 sports have been chosen for the Isle of Man Sport Aid's (IOMSA) 2020/21 scholarship programme. Each scholarship provides a...
Monday, 9 March 2020

Leading sports coach Debby Sargent to deliver seminar

The importance of training female athletes as individuals will be the subject of the latest Isle of Man Sport Seminar to be held in Douglas on Saturday 21...
Thursday, 5 March 2020

Chief Minister makes two Ministerial appointments

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has today announced the appointment of Graham Cregeen MHK as Minister for Home Affairs following the death of Bill Malarkey...
Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Computer bus man Alex Townsend to retire

A teacher, who was once recognised by Apple for his unique Isle of Man computer bus service, is to retire next month - seeing an end to longest project of its...
Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Teachers’ Pay Question and Answers

Why are teachers taking action? Teachers on the Island are taking action due to a dispute between three teaching Unions and the Department of Education, Sport...
Friday, 21 February 2020

New headteacher for Foxdale Primary School

Anna Griffiths has been appointed as the new headteacher for Foxdale Primary School. Miss Griffiths has worked in teaching since 2001, including most recently,...
Monday, 17 February 2020

Open letter to parents and carers on teachers’ pay dispute

We are sure that you will have heard that teachers on the Island have voted for action short of strike, as a result of their ongoing pay dispute with the...
Friday, 14 February 2020

Record year for Sports Awards nominations as shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2019 Isle of Man Sports Awards, sponsored by Microgaming Play It Forward, has been revealed. The event is one of the highlights of the...
Thursday, 13 February 2020

Olympic champion Amy Williams to attend Isle of Man Sports Awards

Olympic champion Amy Williams MBE will be welcomed as the guest of honour at the 2019 Isle of Man Sports Awards on 2 April. At the Winter Games in 2010, Amy...
Thursday, 6 February 2020

New bursary available for aspiring young musicians

Aspiring musicians have been encouraged to apply for the annual Roz Kelly Music Bursary which offers two students up to £1,000 each to help with their studies...
Thursday, 30 January 2020
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