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Nationwide International donation to Manx Decaf

POSTED today at 12:01 pm by LC

The staff of Nationwide International have voted to make their final donation to Manx Decaf, the charity which provides support to  those with dementia or memory problems. A donation from staff activities in the company, such as dress-down days and cake sales, resulted in funds of £1,386 being raised, which has been handed over to the charity. Ia...

Uno, Dos, Tres - an hour of Zumba inspired fitness fun to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis

POSTED today at 11:51 am by LC

If you’ve ever fancied having a go at the salsa-inspired dance fitness trend that’s Zumba, here’s your chance – and it’s all for charity. Thanks to generous sponsorship from Zurich International Life Ltd, the Multiple Sclerosis Society IOM has the use of the main gym hall at the NSC for a full hour on Saturday 5 August between 2.30 and 330pm, Zumba...

Duelling wild country stars feature in Microgaming’s latest release

POSTED yesterday at 11:08 am

Microgaming brings some southern charm to players this August with Oink Country Love.Oink Country Love will have players tapping their feet to the country beat with the lovable Oink Bros, Willy and Chancho, who are trying to win over the heart of Miss Southern Charm in this five by three reel, 45-line online slot.The game features rich graphics and an ornately designed background, featuring subtle but impactful animations throughout. In addition a foot-tapping soundtrack sets the stage for a spectacular showdown. Treating players to Banjo and Violin medleys, Willy and Chancho appear on the reels as wilds that can act as both single and mixed paying symbols.Free spins is where the party really begins and landing three or more golden ticket s...

Peel relief lifeboat on call

POSTED yesterday at 10:30 am

Peel RNLI's relief lifeboat “Mary Margaret” was called out at about 12 noon on Saturday (22nd July 2017) whilst in the process of taking over from regular Peel lifeboat “Ruby Clery”. During the change over a call was received that a 30 foot ketch had gone aground on Kitterland between the Isle of Man and the Calf of Man.The boat from Douglas was believed to be holed in two places when Peel coxswain Frankie Horne put two volunteer crewmen on board the yacht to assist. Two of the three yacht crew had been slightly injured in the incident but with help of Peel crew managed to get the yacht to Peel escorted by Peel lifeboat. Peel lifeboat medical officer Dr John Snelling decided as a precaution to send one of the crew with a jaw injury to hospi...

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