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Almost There!

It was great to be part of the Parish Walk, three of almost 1,200 people leaving Douglas at 0800 on Saturday morning, knowing that less than 15 hours later the winner would be crossing the finishing line after 85 miles, … Continue reading

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Parish Walk

A week today, on Saturday 18th June, several intrepid walkers hope to be in Peel – or beyond – raising money for the One World Centre.  Angie, Rosemary and Sylvia – and possibly Joseph – will have braved the Sloc … Continue reading

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Arbory School wins Primary Short Film Competition

In the fourth year of the Primary Short Film Competition It’s Not Fair!, a group of Year 3 students from Arbory School won the overall trophy for Best Film.  They were also awarded Best Theatrical production for their delightful film … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

During the first week of Fairtrade Fortnight students from Bunscoill Rhumsaa created Thought for the Day for Manx Radio.  You can now listen to their contributions: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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Float is Ready for Action!

As the afternoon turned into evening, Lorraine and I met the float we will be travelling in tomorrow.  With a toilet lent by Cu Plas, brushes from our Airport Toilet-tree, Christmas 2014, and bunting, posters and balloons from Toilet Twinning, we’re … Continue reading

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Celebrating the award of Toilet Twinned Island Status

Since October 2014 more than 130 toilets have been twinned on the Isle of Man.  They include schools, offices, churches and individuals.  One MHK and an MLC have joined in.  The Department of Education has taken part.  One B+B has … Continue reading

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Ballasalla Boys get Baking for Fairtrade

Inspired by their work on Fairtrade, these boys have enjoyed baking today and will be selling their goods tomorrow, Friday.  Their muffins look delicious!

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Ballacottier School is now Fair Aware

Ballacottier Primary School has taken its first steps to becoming a Fairtrade School – it has achieved Fair Aware status.  Rosemary Clarke was delighted to present them with a giant poster of cocoa trees as part of a Fairtrade Assembly. … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Breakfast + cafe-style Mothering Sunday Service

St Ninian’s Church invite you to join them for a Fairtrade breakfast combined with a cafe-style Mothering Day service this Sunday, 6th March, at 10:30.  

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Fairtrade takes to the airwaves

Pupils from Bunscoill Rhumsaa have provided this week’s Thought for the Day for Manx Radio.  Inspired by the delegates who attended the Primary Fairtrade Conference at the end of January, Owen, Aalin, Ella and Mia (who is seated in the photograph) wrote … Continue reading

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