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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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Who Else? – Summer Expedition

Calling all adventurous young Manx people! Are you interested in other cultures? Would you like to help children in South America or Africa? The One World Centre is working with the Karsons Family Foundation and Quest Overseas to sponsor one … Continue reading

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Refutree at Ronaldsway Airport

The refugee challenge has continued throughout the year and the Manx Government has not yet agreed to welcome any Syrians here.  Our contribution to the Save The Children Festival of Trees at the Airport features a Refutree. We would like to … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day for One World Week

This week 5 students from King Williams College prepared Thought for the Day for Manx Radio for One World Week on the Sustainable Development Goals.  They thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity and you can listen to their Thoughts: Serena Bennett Sam … Continue reading

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