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Albany Tennis News

POSTED today at 2:59 pm by Pat Sharp

Last Saturday the club “celebrated” the new surface on the three outdoor courts and everything went according to plan but also helped by a shower at about 2pm. This gave a good demonstration of how quickly players can be back on court. HE Lt Governor, Adam Wood had agreed to play a few games as an official christening. He was welcomed to the club b...

Fancy driving a steam train or electric tram?

POSTED today at 2:47 pm by MT

Bookings are now open for next year’s Ultimate Driving Experiences on the Isle of Man’s heritage railways. The experiences give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a thrilling day learning to drive one of our historic electric trams or steam locomotives.   As there are limited dates available bookings are made on a first come first serv...

New Headteacher for Ramsey Grammar School

POSTED today at 10:39 am

The Department of Education and Children is pleased to announce that Annette Baker has been appointed headteacher of Ramsey Grammar School with effect from January 2015. Mrs Baker is currently deputy headteacher at Ballakermeen High School where she has been for 30 years. She will replace David Trace, who has been head of Ramsey Grammar for 17 years and who retires at Christmas. After graduating from Lancaster University with a joint degree in French and German, followed by a PGCE year at Manchester University, Mrs Baker started teaching in 1984 at the Ballakermeen site of the former Douglas High School which taught secondary school pupils up to the age of 14.  She taught French and German in the school, which split from Douglas High School...

MBS has appointed David Quaggin as Service Co-ordinator

POSTED today at 10:38 am

David joins MBS at a key stage in the company’s development. Bringing a wealth of experience from similar roles in both the finance and technology sectors. In addition to several years’ general management experience, David has previously worked as Development Consultant for a major life insurance company. Part of his role was to identify talent and develop suitable training programmes to progress their careers. Based on the island, David will take responsibility for service delivery, roll out of our new call desk software, and the continued skills development of the MBS service delivery team. Commenting on David’s appointment, MBS Managing Director, Rupert Leaton said: “We are delighted to welcome David to our team. We are currently expe...

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