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You can view film entries here!

All of the seven films in the finals of the One World Centre Primary Short Film Competition can now be seen by clicking on the school names below: Joint winners: Anagh Coar and Sulby Ashley Hill, Ballasalla, Foxdale, St Johns, … Continue reading

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Global Village

It will soon be time for our next Global Village – Tynwald Day (Monday 7th July). This year we will be in the Arboretum, which will be much closer to the heart of the action. There will be stalls run … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Poetry

Have you ever thought about writing a poem about Fairtrade? Doona Williams has, and you can read it below. If you’d like to write one for us to include on our website, please send it in. Fair Wind, by Doona … Continue reading

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Meet Mohamed

Mohamed is a first generation settler from the Tuaregs. Come and meet him in the Atholl Room at the Peel Centenary Centre from 19:30 on Tuesday 15th April. Mohamed will be talking about Tuareg culture, remote village life and local … Continue reading

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Live Below the Line

It will soon be time for the challenge to stand alongside the 1.2 billion people across the world who live on £1/day.  From Monday 28th April to Friday 3rd May you are invited to use only £1/day for all your … Continue reading

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‘If extreme weather is becoming the new normal – What are we going to do about it’?

Tonight at 19:30 you can hear Craig Bennett, Director of Campaigns and Policy for Friends of the Earth, UK address this challenging topic. The talk begins at 19:30, preceded by refreshments.  No charge for this event!

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IoM College win with Send a Cow

Six stunning presentations gave the One World Charity Challenge judges difficult decisions to make. With £11,600 to award to the charities represented, it was more than a case of which one was the winner. Indeed all teams were winners – … Continue reading

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Final of One World Charity Challenge

Tonight at 18:45 at the Manx Museum we will experience six groups of young people making presentations about their chosen charities. With a prize pot of £11,400 to be divided between the charities, there is a lot at stake.  There … Continue reading

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Successful Fairtrade Fortnight!

Assemblies, banana smoothies, delicious home-made cake tasting, Fairtrade stalls, competitions, dress down days – just some of the activities across the Island over the last two weeks. Some cafes are trying Fairtrade tea and coffee for the first time. All … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight is nearly here!

Look out for our Fairtrade Detective sheet which enables you to find as many shops, cafes and other outlets which use or sell Fairtrade goods.  You could win a Fairtrade prize – closing date Friday March 14th.  It’s not too late … Continue reading

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