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Responsible Business Awards

The One World Centre’s Global Village was one of five nominees for Community Initiative of the Year for Charities at the inaugural Responsible Business Awards held last Thursday night. We didn’t win – that honour went to Beach Buddies for … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam Success

A group of Year 8 students from Ballakermeen High School wowed the judges at the final of the One World Centre’s Poetry Slam with their poem Her Story which began by considering History = His Story.  Dylan was unable to make … Continue reading

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AGM – 8th September

Once again it is time to look back over the last year and reflect on the work of the One World Centre.  As well as presenting our Annual Report and Accounts, we are delighted to be able to welcome Kristene … Continue reading

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Global Village

We were delighted to welcome Swedish dancers to the Global Village on Wednesday, complete with their own musicians. For half an hour they entertained us with a variety of group dances, elegant in their beautiful costumes. This photo was taken … Continue reading

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Parish Walk

This year the trainers are more worn, but Rosemary hopes they will see her to Peel on Saturday (only 32.5 of the 85 mile challenge). She is hoping to boost our dwindling resources and would welcome sponsors! If you live … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events

UNA AGM – Wednesday 21st June 1830, The Views Restaurant, Onchan Park, to be followed by an informal dinner with Professor St John Bates, former Clerk of Tynwald and current Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Strathclyde.  If … Continue reading

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Shared Honours in Primary Film Competition

Earlier in the year primary school pupils were busy learning about international development so that they could create a film not more than 4 minutes long on the theme “Its Not Fair!”, interpreted in a global context. Seven films were … Continue reading

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Thank you Zurich!

We were delighted to receive a donation of £200 from Zurich yesterday – one of 31 local charities to benefit from their charitable funds.  Earlier in the year they held a dress down day for us which brought in more … Continue reading

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Closing Date Approaching

If you will be between 18 and 24 inclusive at the beginning of the trip and would like to apply for the “Who Else?” opportunity to support charitable work for four weeks in Malawi, Peru or Rwanda, applications need to … Continue reading

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Who Else – Summer Expedition

If you are thinking of applying for the opportunity of going to Malawi, Rwanda or Peru this summer to work with children for a month, there is a chance to meet last year’s successful candidate on Thursday.  Emily Stephens will … Continue reading

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