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COVID-19: Schools being closely monitored during final week of summer term

The Isle of Man Government is closely monitoring COVID-19 cases and how the number of people being asked to self-isolate after testing positive is affecting...
Tuesday, 20 July 2021

New cots donated to Jane Crookall Maternity Unit

New mums will benefit from the generosity of a Manx charity that has donated 13 new ‘side by side’ cots for the Jane Crookall Maternity Unit at Noble’s...
Monday, 19 July 2021

Hugs in a bag for parents at Noble’s hospital

A Manx charity is donating toiletry gift bags to support patients who find themselves admitted to Noble’s Hospital in an emergency. A Little Piece of Hope has...
Friday, 9 July 2021

Consultation launched on Student Awards Policy

The Department of Education, Sport and Culture have launched a consultation that will influence the content of future Student Award Regulations. Student Awards...
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Returning students urged to register for vaccination

Students returning to the Isle of Man will be offered their two doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the summer break. Special vaccination clinics have been...
Tuesday, 15 June 2021

School children help appoint active travel schools officer

A new active travel schools officer has been appointed to inspire more children, parents and teachers to enjoy the benefits of building a short walk or cycle...
Tuesday, 15 June 2021

COVID-19 Screening to be piloted with secondary school pupils

A voluntary pilot testing scheme for COVID-19 is due to begin in secondary schools throughout this summer term. The scheme will involve home testing lateral...
Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Urgent assessments to ensure safety of Corrin Home’s residents

Extensive support is being put in place to ensure the care and safety of residents at the Corrin Memorial Home in Peel, as operators of the privately-run...
Monday, 14 June 2021

Disability sport programme receives financial boost

A project that enables children with disabilities to try new sports at the National Sports Centre has been given £3,000 to buy new equipment. Currently...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Capt Sir Tom Moore: Chief gifts ‘inspirational’ book to primary schools

Primary school children in the Isle of Man will be able to read about the inspirational story of Captain Sir Tom Moore after the Chief Minister gifts a book...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021
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