Isle of Man News last updated 21 September 2012 16:26:55

Harding Lewis offers increased functionality to their clients

POSTED Fri at 1:45 pm by Harding Lewis

It has been over 6 months in the making and we are now delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We had the aim of producing a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and client focused content and we feel really proud to have achieved this. It really is exciting times for us and our clients as the new site marks the start of wh...

Visiting Icelandic Archaeologist

POSTED Fri at 1:42 pm by LC

On Wednesday 27th September, visiting Icelandic archaeologist, Dr Guðrún Sveinbjarnardóttir, will talk about the latest research into early settlement in Iceland in the first lecture of this year’s History & Heritage lecture series at University College Isle of Man. As far as we know, Iceland was first settled permanently in the 9th century, as...

RTC offers chance to sweep £50 prize

POSTED Fri at 10:55 am

Ramsey Town Commissioners are offering a chance to sweep a £50 prize for naming their new street-cleaning vehicle. Lead member for works and development Alby Oldham said: ‘Since taking over responsibility for street cleaning from the Department of Infrastructure, the Commission has reviewed its fleet requirements and identified the need for a machine capable of cleaning areas inaccessible to larger vehicles.  With this in mind we have acquired a Scarab M25H compact sweeper. It’s an extremely versatile machine, ideal for reaching awkward, confined areas, such as back lanes. Importantly, the considerable investment the vehicle represents not only demonstrates the Commission’s continuing commitment to town centre regeneration but also to rais...

Visit of BLOODHOUND Landspeed car will help highlight careers in engineering

POSTED Fri at 10:52 am

The BLOODHOUND Landspeed car and team are to visit the Isle of Man Motor Museum in Jurby on Friday 22nd September to help promote careers in engineering and technology to students from the Island's five secondary schools, as part of the broader Awareness of Careers in Engineering project (ACE).BLOODHOUND is a British project that aims to set a new land speed World Record with a car designed to attempt speeds of 1,000mph, with the first run of the car taking place next month in Cornwall.  Local engineering firm Swagelok has designed and manufactured one of the components of the car and representatives of Swagelok will be on hand at the Friday session with the High Schools to help explain their role.  Students will also have the opportunity t...

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