POSTED yesterday at 4:39 pm by Joanne Clague
Vulnerable children are not being helped quickly enough, according to an independent inspection.
The Manx Government needs to make improvements in the way it responds to children who may be at risk from abuse or neglect, says the Care Inspectorate of Scotland. It carried out an inspection at the request of the Council of Ministers between August a...
POSTED yesterday at 1:52 pm by Mike Clague
The Young Magicians of Mann and Youth Events are looking forward to an educational and entertaining afternoon at the Youth Arts Centre in Douglas on Sunday 23rd. March, when they stage their 'Scoill Duggery' magic show. It's a show that is suitable for all the family, and as the title suggests it has a school theme. Lexi Watterson, one of the organ...
We start a four part series looking back to the 1990's IRIS project that saw upheavel to Douglas promenade as millions of pounds was spent on improving the Island's sewerage system.
POSTED yesterday at 10:02 am
The confidential Drug Advice Service & Helpline (DASH) is offering parents and members of the community an information pack to inform them about the risks of legal highs and how to discuss the issue with their children.Director of DASH, Shelly Stanley said, ‘The issue of legal highs and new psychoactive substances are ever growing and continue to cause problems for mental and physical health to those who use them. It is important that parents and their children are informed and educated about the risks out there and that we address some of the myths.’‘Legal Highs and Research Chemicals are substances that are packaged and sold with the promise that they mimic illegal drugs like Cocaine, Cannabis, LSD, Heroin and Ecstasy etc. These drugs...
POSTED yesterday at 9:49 am
On Saturday 8th March Boston Charitable Foundation will be holding a Rugby Coaching Masterclass with International rugby star Scott Gibbs, a former British and Irish Lions rugby player and Boston’s brand ambassador.
The event will be held at Vagabonds Rugby Club from 10am – 12pm and will be followed by refreshments for all participants. The session is open to 15 – 18 years olds and all players will receive a signed photograph of Scott.
The cost of taking part in the event will be £10 per player and this money will be donated to Manx Miracles and Katherine Crowe’s fund raising website.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Shauna Kennaugh email@example.com.
Photo - Scott Gibbs.
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