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Pupils return to school

2020-06-22T21:05:16+01:0022 June 2020|

Twelve-week closure comes to an end

All the Island’s schools fully reopen this morning.

They closed 13 weeks ago on 23 March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

These Ballakermeen students have been studying from home during the period and are worried about the […]

New Children’s Champion appointed

2020-06-20T10:39:55+01:0020 June 2020|

Rob CallisterRob Callister MHK takes up role

Vulnerable young people on the Island now have a new Children’s Champion.

Rob Callister MHK will take up the position, which was designed to give children in need a voice.

He takes over from Tim Baker, who’s moved into […]

MHK Blog 15th to 21st June 2020

2020-06-20T10:29:36+01:0020 June 2020|

Blog 21 June 20On 23rd March 2020 I wrote that this island had woken up a different place as the Manx government placed the Isle of Man into a situation of “lockdown” as a direct result of Covid-19, which has caused more than […]

Tynwald votes to end Manx Gas deal

2020-06-18T12:44:05+01:0018 June 2020|

Manx Gas will be given notice at the end of this month to end its controversial regulatory deal with government.

The move came following a motion tabled by ousted minister Chris Thomas who was unsuccessful in getting a new voluntary agreement after […]

MHK Blog 8th to 14th June 2020

2020-06-13T08:44:58+01:0013 June 2020|

Blog 14 June 20On Tuesday this week a protest march was held in Douglas as part of “Black Lives Matter”, which is an international human rights movement that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.

Over the last couple of weeks there […]

MHK Blog 1st to 7th June 2020

2020-06-06T07:57:11+01:006 June 2020|

Blog 7 June 20At 13.00 last Sunday afternoon the roads around the island’s TT course were due to fall silent with an army of Officials, Marshals, Volunteers and Fans waiting on the roadside or in their favourite hedge or vantage point with anticipation […]