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Caring and Support News

Fire and Rescue Service welcomes donation of defibrillators

The donation of life-saving equipment to the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service will strengthen efforts to maintain community safety in the north of the...
Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Nursing home purchase would represent ‘bold move’ to meet needs of ageing population

Tynwald will be asked to back a proposal for Government to purchase a newly-built care home in Douglas, to address the lack of affordable nursing home places on...
Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Public invited to express views on future care for older people

A consultation has been launched seeking the public’s views on proposals to develop social care services for older people over the next five years. Minister...
Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Initiative to encourage cycling restarts for summer

Bike 4 Life is returning this summer and organisers hope even more people will participate. The Manx Sport and Recreation (MSR) initiative – launched last year...
Thursday, 26 May 2016

Staff and prisoners support charity event

A team from the Isle of Man Prison played an important role in the success of the recent Lisa Lowe Appeal Walk organised by Manx Cancer Help. Members of staff...
Friday, 6 May 2016

Reminder: Smoking banned in cars carrying children under 16 from tomorrow

A new law which makes it illegal to smoke in private vehicles with someone under 16 present comes into effect in the Isle of Man tomorrow. This is exactly 8...
Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Action on insulation to follow report on fuel poverty

Government is aiming to improve insulation in the Island’s most vulnerable households after receiving a report on fuel poverty. The report, from the Economic...
Thursday, 10 March 2016

Life-saving support for those affected by drought and conflict

The Isle of Man International Development Committee (IDC) has allocated £50,000 of Emergency Aid to provide life-saving support to some of the world’s most...
Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Home Affairs Minister receives campaigners’ petition

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has been presented with a petition calling for tougher sentences for child sex offences. A public campaign launched...
Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Isle of Man supports typhoon recovery and refugee relief effort

Funding from the Isle of Man is continuing to support charities providing life-saving assistance to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. The...
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
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