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Microgaming Health & Care Trust donates £10,000 to Manx Breast Cancer Support Group

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  • Second lightweight race added to Manx Grand Prix programme for 2018

    , isleofman.com

    The Manx Motor Cycle Club, organisers of the Manx Grand Prix, are pleased to announce an additional race to the 2018 Race Programme with a second Lightweight Race added to the traditional schedule on the last race day and expected to quickly become an integral part of the event. Practising for this year’s event will commence on Saturday 18 August with the MGP Races starting on Monday 27 August when the four lap Newcomers Race will signal the start of the five race programme
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    Tags: Formula One |  Grand Prix | 
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Sports

  • Second lightweight race added to Manx Grand Prix programme for 2018

    , isleofman.com

    The Manx Motor Cycle Club, organisers of the Manx Grand Prix, are pleased to announce an additional race to the 2018 Race Programme with a second Lightweight Race added to the traditional schedule on the last race day and expected to quickly become an integral part of the event. Practising for this year’s event will commence on Saturday 18 August with the MGP Races starting on Monday 27 August when the four lap Newcomers Race will signal the start of the five race programme
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Formula One |  Grand Prix | 
    Places: Isle of Man | 

Business

  • Local businesses encouraged to become CommonwealthFirst Export Champions

    , isleofman.com

    Isle of Man businesses are being encouraged to apply to become CommonwealthFirst Export Champions. The initiative is designed to help SMEs trade and invest across the Commonwealth, with export champions selected by CommonwealthFirst on their potential for innovation, level of impact and ambition. Lawrie Hooper MHK, Department Member with responsibility for Manufacturing, commented: ‘Since the Isle of Man became a strategic partner of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council we have been working closely with other Commonwealth countries to help create new opportunities for the Island
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Exports | 
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Health

  • Microgaming Health & Care Trust donates £10,000 to Manx Breast Cancer Support Group

    , isleofman.com

    The Microgaming Health & Care Trust’s most recent donation to the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group has contributed towards the purchase of a new ultrasound machine for the Manx Breast Unit. The purpose-built clinic at Noble’s Hospital houses the island’s breast screening services and through a £10,000 contribution, will benefit from a new ultrasound to improve patient access to diagnosis and assessment
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    Categories: Health | 
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Society & Culture

  • Manx Cultural Attractions Move Online with VisitIOM.co.uk

    , isleofman.com

    The Isle of Man’s unique cultural attractions are moving online thanks to local tour operator VisitIOM.co.uk. Traditional heritage attractions such as the island’s steam railway events, Santa trains, kipper factory tour and Isle of Man Motor Museum are now bookable exclusively online with VisitIOM.co.uk. Booking tickets is now more convenient for the island’s thousands of visitors and local residents each year
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Culture |  Destinations | 
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Music fans mix-up island singer with visiting US blues guitarist

    , isleofman.com

    A singer from Foxdale known for his performances at the Guild is being confused with an American blues guitarist with the same name! Members of the public believe Arie Eisinger, a Guild committee member, has swapped his love of opera for blues. This is because music promoter John Gregory, of Blue John Media, is bringing world-renowned American acoustic blues and ragtime guitarist Ari (spelt differently) Eisinger to the Isle of Man for two concerts at the beginning of October
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    Categories: Entertainment & Arts | 
    Tags: Music |  Musicians |  Music Genres |  Blues |  Singers | 
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Education

  • UCM 2017 graduates honoured at awards ceremony

    , isleofman.com

    The University College Isle of Man (UCM) recognised graduates who have completed their degrees and awards in 2017 at the annual higher education awards ceremony at the Villa Marina. For the third consecutive year, Island-based graduates exceeded the the UK average for top grades, with 83% of UCM students achieving a first class or upper second class grade (UK average 75%; HESA)
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    Categories: Education | 
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Life & Style

  • Corlett Bolton celebrates 25th anniversary

    , isleofman.com

    Manx law firm Corlett Bolton is celebrating 25 years of serving the local community. The firm, which has offices in Douglas, Peel and Port St Mary, offers a wide range of legal services and prides itself on providing a personal, easily accessible, legal experience for both individual clients and businesses. The anniversary was celebrated last weekend when all three offices came together for an evening of food and theatre, after marking the big day with clients in-house
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    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Tags: Celebrations |  Anniversaries | 
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Law & Crime

  • New fraud legislation comes into effect on 1 November

    , isleofman.com

    New legislation that will enhance the Isle of Man’s reputation as a responsible international business centre comes into effect from 1 November 2017. The Fraud Act 2017 is being introduced by the Department of Home Affairs to bring the Island more into line with global standards. The legislation modernises the measures available to combat fraud and its associated links to offences such as aiding and abetting and conspiracy
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes |  Laws |  Frauds | 
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