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AGM – Friday 9th September

Our AGM will be held on Friday 9th September at 1830, Green’s Cafe in St Johns.  The formal business will be kept to a minimum and we look forward to welcoming our new patron, Sir Richard Gozney, to hear the … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam Final

  Emily Sweetman Lucy Barks Anna Harris Frankie Cullen       For the last few weeks several hundred Year 7 students have been studying poetry, working in groups to create and perform their own poems on one of these … Continue reading

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Sun Shines again on Global Village

What a relief to have sunshine and a dry day for the Global Village after last year’s rain-soaked occasion!  By lunchtime hundreds of people were exploring the Village, waiting for the Indian Dancer to begin, and sampling food from the … Continue reading

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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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