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We are pleased to provide a selection of links
both for Charity Groups on the Isle of Man and Companies that are
friends of the Friends of Manx Diabetes Centre and which we think
might be of help or interest to you when you log on to our Website

Ace Hire and Sales Ace Hire and Sales offer a large range of modern plant and tools for the needs of every trade and DIY application at three well located depots, in Ramsey, in Douglas and in Castletown. Their facilities are comprehensive and they operate a fully Equipped and Responsive Workshop

Main Contact:
Mr Frank Miles
T : 01624 816040
F : 01624 816154
T : 01624 629372
F : 01624 612864
T : 01624 822763
F : 01624 822763


Association of retired Persons over 50 The association of Retired Persons Over 50 has c.200 members on the Isle of Man. The Association's Friendship Centre on the Island meets twice monthly on a Wednesday. They have an active programme of rambles with pub lunches and meetings at the Hilton, Douglas, with guest speakers. During the summer months there are local visits and activities including an annual BBQ. Main Contact:
Mrs Jean Buck
T: 01624 882401
Circa Isle of Man Circa offers facilities to the small Charity on the Isle of Man, with photocopier, fax machine and a laminator at a very low charge. They also provide wheelchairs and scooters to anyone needing transportation either local or to the visitor at very reasonable hire rates. Main Contact:
Mrs Alvis Elliott
Office Coordinator
T : 01624 613713
F : 01624 613913
Charity No: 657
Feegan's Lounge The principal Internet Cafe on the Isle of Man at 22 Duke Street Douglas
They provide Internet access - Web design - Hosting - Book keeping and Printing. Harry is responsible for the setting up of our website. On www.feegan.com you will find a wide range of isle of Man information, Internet and unusual links. Feegan's Lounge is a meeting place for all nationalities that find themselves on the Island
Main Contact:
Mr Harry O'Grady
T : 01624 679280
F : 01624 679407
Horwath Clark Whitehill The Accountants of the Friends of the Manx Diabetic. They have offices on 7th Floor, Victory House, Douglas, Isle of Man.
At Horwath Clark Whitehill they specialise in services for the family and owner-managed businesses and the people who run them. from accountancy to VAT, they show you how they can help your business break free. Whatever you need to know about Isle of Man Taxation they are the accountants to contact.
Main Contact:
Mr Roger Barrs
T : 01624 627335
Manx Blind Welfare Society The Manx Blind Welfare Society provides friendly support, help and information for people with visual impairment on the Isle of Man. They have a social group; home visiting; and provide a tape library with a weekly service of local news on tape. In addition there are weekly swimming and bowling groups and an occasional walking group. Specialist equipment is available which may help blind or partially sighted people with reading and writing. Touch typing and help with accessing e-mail and internet is provided on computers with text magnification and speech facilities. We are in partnership with Social Services and Royal National Institute for the Blind, the latter providing mobility, daily living aids and communication skills training. If you need any help please call Main Contact:
Mrs Margaret Brown
T : 01624 674727
F : 01624 675912


The Manx Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital

In 1986 the Manx Association was formed and registered as a Charity in the Isle of Man.

It established a tradition of combining a campaign for improved hospital facilities, attitudes and practices with practical help for parents so that no sick child need be without the support of a parent, day or night.

Their funds come from the Annual ‘Frog Frolic' race held each year in early summer in Castletown and the generous donations from members and the general public.

Donations to the Children's Ward have included amongst other things, fold up beds to enable parents to stay with their sick child.

Assistance with travel to and from hospital and off Island subsistence is also available for local parents.

If you want to help sick children and their parents, MAWCH is the Group to join.


Sue Cain
(01624) 836509

Denis Blackwell
(01624) 814607

Jenny Turner
(01624) 822634

The Lake District Calvert Trust

The Lake District Calvert Trust has been providing fun-packed, residential outdoor instructor-led activity courses for people with diabetes (and other physical, learning and sensory disabilities) for over 30 years.

Calvert believe that ‘it’s what you can do that counts’! Situated in 2 acres of grounds on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, we truly understand the challenge that diabetes presents to those at every level and age of their disability.

Equipment adaptations, exciting and challenging programmes (including climbing, abseiling, canoeing, sailing, horse riding/trap driving, archery, orienteering, ghyll scrambling, land yachting, hand cycling, hill-climbing and even paragliding), and provision of specialist diets on our all-inclusive packages for groups of 8 or more, provide an environment whose aims are to educate, challenge, motivate, push potential, promote independence, and foster inclusion/self-belief.

Charity Registration No 270923.

For more information
017687 72255

Please quote reference number IOM/0903 upon enquiry

The Limbless Association



The Limbless Association

The Limbless Association provides information and support to the limb-loss community. We aim to support people of all ages and backgrounds through a variety of existing programs and services.

We offer support to individuals of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation or are already living with congenital or acquired limb-loss and we offer assistance and information to carers, family members and friends if they require it.


Limbless Association
Unit 16, Waterhouse Business Centre
2 Cromar Way

Telephone: 01245 216670, 01245 216671, 01245 216672, 01245 216674
Help Line: 0800 644 0185
Legal Panel: 0800 644 0186


Email: enquiries@limbless-association.org



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