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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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Thank you for voting for our tree!

At the Save the Children Awards Dinner for the Airport Christmas Tree Competition on Saturday evening, our tree was awarded Runner Up prize by the voting public. We are basking in reflected glory as Ian Walmsley, Head of Fairfield Primary … Continue reading

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Collecting stamps for the Leprosy Mission

Would you like to join in the annual stamp collection for the Leprosy Mission? Please trim your stamps, leaving a 5 mm margin. Stamps can be brought to the One World Centre (the pop up shop in Douglas 28 Duke … Continue reading

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Thank you Manx Telecom!

We’re delighted to announce that the Manx Telecom has awarded us £350 to enable us to print trail guides for the Global Gardens Tree Trail that will open in the new year in the grounds outside our office at Garey … Continue reading

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Sheep lost in Douglas!

If you are shopping in Douglas this Christmas please come to the One World Centre to find one of 11 lost sheep!  They form a trail and leaflets with the entry form will be available in Douglas library, Strand Centre … Continue reading

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Monsanto March

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