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Schools to close for TT fortnight in 2019

School holiday dates for 2018/19 have been published by the Department of Education and Children. The holidays include two weeks off for pupils for TT 2019 –...
Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Information days for older residents in north of Island

Two information days are being held at St Paul’s Hall in Ramsey to highlight the services and support available in the north of the Island for older people,...
Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Funding from Isle of Man supports efforts to prevent blindness in West Africa

Funding provided by the Isle of Man has supported a campaign to eradicate a form of preventable blindness in one of the world’s poorest countries. The lives of...
Thursday, 28 July 2016

Further support for Armed Forces Covenant

The Isle of Man Government’s Armed Forces Champion has welcomed a further show of support from the local business community for the initiative that promotes the...
Friday, 15 July 2016

Minister praises staff for their relentless commitment to improve health and social care services

The team of more than 2,900 'dedicated and compassionate' individuals that make-up the Isle of Man’s health and social care service have been praised by...
Friday, 15 July 2016

Consultation on care for older people to end soon

Members of the public are being reminded they have a few days left to give their views on proposals to develop social care services for older people over the...
Wednesday, 13 July 2016

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
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