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An island bank has come up with a sizzling idea to help a cafe whose trade has been hit hard by roadworks.
Cafe Latte owner George Taylor claims takings have fallen 60 per cent since work on the Douglas promenades improvement scheme began.
But now Conister Bank has come to his aid - and has offered to buy breakfast for the first 100 customers through the doors of the Walpole Avenue cafe as from today (Monday September 1).
An international charity which helps to rehabilitate service personnel through seagoing sport has now taken off in the Isle of Man, with key support from Conister Bank.
Heroes on the Water IOM – in partnership with Heroes on the Water UK – was successfully launched on Saturday 16th August at Port Erin beach; the event that was due to take place at Port Erin was moved to Chapel Beach in Port St Mary due to high wind in the bay.
Community sport project takes root at Blackberry Lane
Conister Bank, which has provided an independent, locally focused service in the Isle of Man since 1935, has given its full support to a new community project to help boost the fortunes of Onchan Football Club.
Conister Bank, the Isle of Man's only independent local bank, has reach an agreement with Manx Telecom that will ensure the booth will be kept in place as an operational payphone for the next ten years. Under the terms of the agreement, Manx Telecom will reinstall the phone inside that had already been removed.
As Manx Auto Sport moves into gear for another exciting year's rallying, the organisation has been boosted with the announcement that Conister Bank is to continue its sponsorship for the coming season.
As Manx Auto Sport moves into gear for another exciting year's rallying, the organisation has been boosted with the announcement that Conister Bank is to continue its sponsorship for the coming season. This follows Conister's backing throughout 2012.
Conister Bank are offering Manx farmers financial assistance to buy essential fertiliser products. Conister Bank is the Island's oldest independent lender and has stepped in to help local farmers following the shock announcement by ING late last year that they would no longer be providing credit facilities.
Cattle producers on the Isle of Man have been handed a timely financial boost with the announcement that Conister Bank is launching a unique loan scheme which could revitalise the island’s hard pressed livestock industry.
Local bike racer Andy Fenton may not have had the best of luck at the recent Southern 100 Races. But continued backing from his main sponsor, Conister Bank, has helped keep his sights firmly focused on success at next month’s Manx Grand Prix.
The Managing Director of Conister Bank, Juan Kelly enlisted the help of three lucky youngsters from the Manx Museum Youth Group or MUSEIOM this Saturday 17th March for a rare, hands-on opportunity to start the Great Laxey Wheel turning for Summer 2012.