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  • Applications open for 2019 Ella Olesen Scholarship

    Applications for this year’s Ella Olesen Scholarship have opened. Female degree students who have received funding for their studies from the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC), are being offered the opportunity to apply for the scholarship. The successful candidate will undertake a course at the University of Idaho in America from August 2019 to May 2020, with flights and funding supplied through the scholarship. Graham Cregeen MHK, Minister for the Department of Education, Sport and Cultur…

    read more Fri, Nov 23rd 2018 12:34 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Isle of Man Arts Council returns with Free Lantern Workshops

    After the success of last year’s lantern-making workshops, the Isle of Man Arts Council has announced their return for 2019. The workshops are a chance to create willow lanterns for a parade through Douglas on the 22 November during the switching-on of the Christmas lights. As well as traditional lanterns, last year’s creations saw stars, Viking longboats and famous culture characters such as Mario and Hello Kitty. All ages are welcome but under-12s must be accompanied by an adult. The Workshops will take…

    read more Thu, Oct 25th 2018 6:00 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Access changes at NSC on Monday 22nd October

    The National Sports Centre will have amended access on Monday 22nd October while maintenance work is taking place on the atrium roof. That means that from 6am until 6pm entry to the NSC will be from the rear of the building only. Users will still be able to make use of the gym, spa, squash courts and bowls hall. Classes will be held in the secondary sports hall. The café, reception and main sports hall will not be open during these hours. After 6pm access will return to normal. Disabled users will also hav…

    read more Thu, Oct 18th 2018 5:15 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Isle of Man Sport Lecture 2018: Overcoming Adversity

    On 25 October, inspirational runner Andy Grant will deliver the 6th Isle of Man Sport Lecture, which this year will be held at the University College Isle of Man at 7.30pm. No stranger to adversity, having lost his mother to leukaemia when he was aged 12, Andy joined the Royal Marines Commandos at 17 and was blown up by an IED during a tour in Afghanistan. After struggling with his injuries Andy took the decision to have his leg amputated. Not willing to be defined by his circumstances Andy went on to achi…

    read more Tue, Oct 9th 2018 1:43 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Breakfast Club for Isle of Man Sport Coaches

    Now established as a regular feature in the coaching calendar, the Isle of Man Sport Coaches’ Forum will host its 6th Breakfast Club on Sunday 7th October, starting at 8am. Taking place at the Isle of Man Sport Institute by the NSC Athletics Track, the Forum welcomes guest coach Jon Whiting, the man behind the Isle of Man Men's Hockey team. Jon will share his experiences of his time spent in the England Hockey Advanced Coach Programme over the last two years. Having recently graduated from the scheme Jon h…

    read more Fri, Sep 28th 2018 4:19 pm by Newswikkiaccess on decnews wiki

  • Breakfast Club for Isle of Man Sport Coaches

    Now established as a regular feature in the coaching calendar, the Isle of Man Sport Coaches’ Forum will host its 6th Breakfast Club on Sunday 7 October, starting at 8am. Taking place at the Isle of Man Sport Institute by the NSC Athletics Track, the Forum welcomes guest coach Jon Whiting, the man behind the Isle of Man Men's Hockey team. Jon will share his experiences of his time spent in the England Hockey Advanced Coach Programme over the last two years. Having recently graduated from the scheme Jon has…

    read more Wed, Sep 26th 2018 5:24 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Laxey School opens up ‘The Youth Den’

    Laxey School has opened up its very own ‘Youth Den’, a purpose-built room within the school designed for sole use as a youth centre for the Laxey & Lonan Junior Youth Club. Previously a room has been made available by the school but after holding a very successful and busy club in the school it was clear that a dedicated room was going to be needed. The Youth Den was officially declared open by Ann Corlett MHK, representing the Island’s Youth Service. Speaking after cutting the ribbon, she said: 'It’s grea…

    read more Wed, Sep 26th 2018 12:37 pm by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Laxey School opens up ‘The Youth Den’

    Laxey School has opened up its very own ‘Youth Den’, a purpose-built room within the school designed for sole use as a youth centre for the Laxey & Lonan Junior Youth Club. Previously a room has been made available by the school but after holding a very successful and busy club in the school it was clear that a dedicated room was going to be needed. The Youth Den was officially declared open by Ann Corlett MHK, representing the Island’s Youth Service. Speaking after cutting the ribbon, she said: “It’s grea…

    read more Tue, Sep 25th 2018 2:29 pm by Newswikkiaccess on decnews wiki

  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Island Presentation Evening

    More than 150 young people were invited to receive Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award certificates last night (18th September) – marking another successful year for the award on the Island. The annual awards evening at the Gaiety Theatre was sponsored by Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre. Paul Riding, North of England Regional Officer, presented the certificates. To gain a Bronze award, young people aged 14 and over complete at least three months on each of three sections – volunteering, physica…

    read more Fri, Sep 21st 2018 11:18 am by Newswikkiaccess on decnews wiki

  • Taster sessions aim to encourage secondary school starters to take up sport

    Students starting secondary school in the north and south of the Island have been encouraged to take up sport following a day of taster sessions. The sessions, offering a 45 minute taster of six sports, were held at Castle Rushen High School and Ramsey Grammar School. They were specifically targeted at year 7 pupils (ages 11 and 12) who started secondary school earlier this month. It’s hoped the taster sessions will encourage more young people to take up sport in the community – leading to lifelong hobbies…

    read more Fri, Sep 21st 2018 11:12 am by Newswikkiaccess on decnews wiki

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