Isle of Man News last updated 26 November 2014 07:42:57

No answer on Jacksons loss

POSTED today at 7:53 am by Joanne Clague

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says he's prevented from revealing how much of a loss the Jacksons concert made by a clause in the agent's contract. Questioned by Onchan MHK David Quirk over the issue, Mr Teare said in a written reply that such clauses were very common in the entertainment industry, adding: 'Indeed, were we to remove such clauses it...

Microgaming sponsored talk supports Isle of Man Sport Aid

POSTED yesterday at 3:56 pm by MT

A presentation held at the Gaiety Theatre on Wednesday 12th November by the thought provoking Jamil Qureshi, created a huge buzz amongst the local audience of sport enthusiasts and business leaders.Jamil Qureshi is one of today's foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology. His expertise is utilised by some of the world’s leading spo...

Home schooled children raise funds for Rebecca House

POSTED yesterday at 11:03 am

Pictured are Amy Bloch (aged 9), Arianna Nakos (aged 6) and Nathania Nakos (aged 8) with Lorna McCubbin, a Rebecca House nurse and Frances Moore from the fundraising team.  The children were delighted to be presenting a cheque for £70 to the local children’s hospice. The money was raised through the children organising a coffee morning in Glen Vine.  They sent out their own specially designed invitations and were delighted that Grace Lee, aged 9 also sang at the event. Grace is the little girl who sang in Liverpool for Alder Hey Hospital. The funds will be used to purchase a Gift of Care card for Rebecca House Sibling Group. The children in the photograph are all home schooled and organising this coffee morning was seen as part of their act...

Did you see an incident in Ramsey?

POSTED yesterday at 10:55 am

Between 1:00am and 6:00am on Thursday 20th November an incident has occurred around the Vernon Road area in Ramsey. Police are investigating how a person came to sustain injuries at the scene.  If any person has seen or heard any kind of disturbance or argument please contact PC Adam Hawkes at Ramsey Police Station on 812234, Police Headquarters on 631212 or anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 555 1111.Photo - Vernon Road, Ramsey.  Courtesy of Google Street View.

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