Isle of Man News last updated 05 May 2016 20:31:08

Factors influencing athletic performance topic of next coaching lecture

POSTED yesterday at 2:55 pm by LC

An ex-professional footballer who now mentors athletes to achieve their best will give the next in a series of lectures hosted by the Island’s Sport Coaching Development Programme.Paul Jones’ talk at Keyll Darree Education and Training Centre on Friday 20th May (7pm) will cover often overlooked factors that influence performance. Preparation and re...

Claremont invests further £1m in business visitor upgrades

POSTED yesterday at 2:51 pm by LC

The Claremont Hotel, has announced a further £1m investment in a series of new executive suites and an upgrade to its conference and banqueting facilities.This follows an earlier £2.0m investment in the hotel during 2012-2013 which saw the Claremont firmly established as the Island’s top business visitor accommodation, attracting a raft of highly p...

Creechurch Capital shortlisted in The Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards

POSTED Wed at 9:49 am

Creechurch Capital has received another shortlist, this time at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards under the ‘Overall Marketing Campaign’ category.The shortlisting is in recognition of the company’s marketing campaigns highlighting the ongoing commitment to deliver personalised and bespoke services to all clients. With a tailored approach at the forefront, Creechurch is able to provide unique solutions for clients’ requirements and deliver added value.Mary Brady, COO of Creechurch Capital, said: “We have been recognised by Citywealth before and are thrilled to be shortlisted again in their recent awards. Whilst we maintain our boutique approach, this shortlisting acknowledges that we have a truly international outlook, an...

Sporty youngsters praised for volunteer work

POSTED Wed at 9:46 am

Sporty youngsters who have encouraged others to get fit and active are being praised by Tim Crookall MLC, Minister for Education and Children.Forty-three 16-year-olds signed up for the Sure Sports Leader Programme last summer.They attended a week-long camp, receiving training in coaching skills, safeguarding and protecting children, emergency first aid, teaching and disability inclusion.They were then mentored over the summer by qualified and experienced Manx Sport and Recreation (MSR) coaches. Since September, they have honed their coaching skills as volunteers at MSR activities, clubs and schools, recording their hours in logbooks. Telecoms company Sure Isle of Man presents annual and termly awards to the young people who give up the most...

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