Tuesday, December 12, 2017
You are here: Isle of Man > Isle of Man News
Isle of Man News
General News
Police donation boost for Save The Children 17 December 2008

Police charity uniform recyclingTHE Isle of Man Constabulary has provided a welcome boost to a children’s charity by donating surplus items of old uniform.

Clothing that previously would have been earmarked for disposal has instead been presented to a local branch of Save The Children. Chief Constable Mike Langdon called in at the charity’s shop on Windsor Road in Douglas to meet the volunteers and hand over a boxful of surplus trousers.

The old uniform will be sold or recycled to generate additional funds for Save The Children which helps to improve the lives of youngsters throughout the world.

CC Langdon said:

‘Supporting children and young people has always been one of the Isle of Man Constabulary’s main priorities. The local volunteers at Save The Children do a tremendous job and it’s pleasing to be able to make a small contribution to their efforts. The police support community recycling initiatives wherever possible and the fact that our old uniform will raise funds for such a worthy cause is an added bonus.’

The donation was organised by Lynn Le Guillou, secretary to the senior command team at police headquarters and a STC volunteer. Lynn was joined for the presentation by charity colleagues Doris Cowley, Karin Baker and Jill Teggins. The shop on Windsor Road is particularly busy at this time of year and welcomes cash donations or good quality items for sale to the Manx public.

Photo (left – right) Karin Baker, Jill Teggins, Chief Constable Mike Langdon, Doris Cowley and Lynn Le Guillou.

More stories >>>  

Related News Articles
Work taking place to transform Douglas town centre 23 April 2013
WORK to transform Douglas town centre is currently underway and good progress is being made. [More]
Family launch of Robin Gibb CBE stamp issue tomorrow 23 April 2013
The Island will be paying tribute to one of its most famous Manxmen tomorrow (Wednesday) when the launch of a new set of stamps will be issued. [More]
Peel Road, Douglas – Pulrose Road Re-opens to Traffic 22 April 2013
The Department of Infrastructure is pleased to announce that Pulrose Road, Douglas will be re-opened to traffic on Monday 22nd April by 4. [More]
Douglas Harbour Traffic Figures March 2013 22 April 2013
Total harbour traffic (including Steam Packet passengers and vehicles, cruise vessels, etc): [More]
Isle of Man supports global efforts to eradicate polio 19 April 2013
THE Isle of Man is set to make a significant contribution to a campaign to rid the world of a debilitating and potentially fatal disease. [More]

Other Guides by Maxima Systems Ltd: Disney World