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Olympic Torch Relay comes to the Isle of Man

With just one week to go until the Olympic Torch Relay comes to the Isle of Man, the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure is encouraging everyone to...
Friday, 25 May 2012

Headteacher raises double his target for local charity

A headteacher who ran the London Marathon for a cause close to his heart has raised more than double his target. Adrian Shorthouse tackled the marathon, his...
Friday, 25 May 2012

'Down to earth' lesson for science teacher

A Science teacher from the Isle of Man has been hand-picked to take part in a prestigious earth science course in the United States. Andrew Shipley, who...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Award goes from strength to strength in the Island

An award for young people, founded nearly 60 years ago, is going from strength to strength in the Isle of Man, despite the fact that there are now so many...
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

'Team Ed' triumphs in tough charity run

A 10-strong team from education triumphed in a 100-mile charity relay race on Saturday. ‘Team Ed’ beat off early bad weather and survived a baton change...
Monday, 21 May 2012

Students take part in Armed Forces Day

Students from the Island’s secondary schools will join veterans of conflicts past and present at Armed Forces Day on Sunday 24 June. Around 100 students from...
Monday, 21 May 2012

Early-rising education team tackles charity run

Early risers from education are tackling a 100-mile charity run for the second year. Accomplished runners, those with some miles under their belts and...
Thursday, 17 May 2012

Making children's voices count in the Island

Organisations that give children a genuine ‘voice’ can now be assessed for a quality benchmark by local evaluators. Nigel Bennett, Headteacher of St John’s...
Monday, 14 May 2012

Local student awarded university accolade

A student from the Isle of Man has been named as one of his university’s Undergraduate Students of the Year. Richard Wild is studying dentistry at the...
Tuesday, 8 May 2012

'Hope' brings rewards for student story-writers

Talented young story-writers were rewarded today after winning a writing competition on the theme of  ‘hope’. Gloria Rukeyser, great-granddaughter of...
Friday, 4 May 2012
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