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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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Manx aid – Making a real difference

What does Manx international aid get spent on? Our new exhibition Making A Difference aims to explain exactly that by showing the practical work and outcomes of the many different charities and projects that have received funding from the Manx … Continue reading

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KWC team triumphs in 10th anniversary Charity Challenge

A team from King William’s College, representing the charity Excellent Development, has serenaded their way to victory in a closely fought battle at this year’s One World Charity Challenge finals. The team, comprising of Year 12 students Harab Khan, Cameron Wheeler, … Continue reading

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Tonight’s the night!

We’re just hours away from the 10th anniversary Grand Finals of the One World Charity Challenge. Well done to all the teams who made it this far – and to all those who have taken part along the way and … 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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Join us for a fun fundraising quiz night!

How good is your Isle of Man and worldwide knowledge? Come and find out at the One World Centre charity quiz night on Wednesday 1st March. The quiz takes place at Bar George in Douglas, 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Tickets … Continue reading

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Finding out about Fairtrade

Over 60 young students joined us at Legislative Buildings last week for the fifth Fairtrade Primary Conference. Sixteen of the Island’s primary schools took part in the event which saw students take a day out of the classroom to learn about … Continue reading

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