Isle of Man News last updated 02 September 2015 09:41:20

More revised promenade plans announced

POSTED yesterday at 2:46 pm by Paul Moulton

The Department of Infrastructure are to put the latest revised plans for the redevelopment of Douglas Promenade on public display at the Sea Terminal from Friday as more changes are made to the original designs. After an outcry from concerned groups including the blind, the latest plan now includes signal controlled pedestrian crossings at Granvi...

Open Day at Youth Arts Centre

POSTED yesterday at 2:16 pm by LC

The Youth Arts Centre is opening its doors again to the public on Sunday 6th September from 11 – 4 pm. "We are inviting anyone who is interested in the work of the Youth Arts Centre (or YAC as it is commonly known) or maybe used to attend the popular youth club, the art school or even in its guises as a gymnasium, judo club, or perhaps had relative...

SMP Partners strengthens its Gaming Compliance and Risk Team

POSTED yesterday at 10:47 am

SMP Partners has promoted Ted Pepper to Senior Manager and Head of Gaming Risk and Operations.Ted, who joined the firm in 2009, is responsible for operational and regulatory risk management and compliance within the e-Gaming department and is the Money Laundering Reporting Officer on a number of Isle of Man-licensed gaming companies. SMP Partners has also announced the appointment of Neil Young to its gaming department. Manx-born Neil joins the company after working for seven years at a well-known Irish online bookmakers in Dublin and Guernsey.SMP Partners is the Isle of Man e-Gaming sector’s dominant provider, representing more than half the Island’s licensed gaming companies. It is the third largest employer of gaming professionals in the...

11-year-old wins Scottish Widows Peel Golf Club junior golf competition

POSTED yesterday at 10:42 am

The winner of the 2015 Scottish Widows Peel Golf Club junior competition is 11-year-old Pheric Jansen, who finished on 42 points. This year saw more than 40 young people enter the competition in near-perfect weather conditions.At the prize giving the company, part of the Lloyds Banking Group and the competition’s sponsor since 1998, was represented by Paul Young and managing director Juan Clarke. In presenting the company’s cup Mr Clarke said the company was proud of its long-standing association with Peel Golf Club and praised its committee for devoting so much time and effort to encouraging young people to realise their potential. He added: ‘There’s a tremendous amount of talent in the junior section; clearly the committee, under the lead...

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