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  1. Can anyone confirm the number of concluded tests as at 16:00 yesterday as I was sure I had taken it down as 1,334 with 95 confirmed cases, whereas there has been an increase in confirmed cases this morning to 114 but the number of concluded cases is now showing as 1,230. Have they made an error somewhere or is it me? ETA: Just watched the update and it said 1,147 it was misquoted on https://covid19.gov.im/general-information/latest-updates/ Which altogether puts a different slant on MY perception - an increase of 20 on 70 tests and then this morning 19 on a further 83 might infer we are reaching the worst (hopefully) earlier than I expected - here's hoping.
  2. Unfortunately, I don't think a future economy can survive on trades earning the kind of money only the supposed professionals earn across. I think we may have a rude awakening in this respect when people re-evaluate their spending and budgets.
  3. It only needs one act of stupidity or oversight to dramatically skew figures amongst such a relatively small sample size as ours, but as per this mornings numbers 'only' 3 new cases based on an additional 167 completed tests has to be good news. Stay safe. Thoughts to the families and loved ones of all those so far affected and huge thanks to those working above and beyond - the list is endless! T-H-A-N-K-S
  4. Wife has just landed herself a new car and her beloved S Max has to go. It is Metallic Grey (midnight sky) 7 seats, manual, diesel. FSH - 45,000 miles. March 2014. Fully loaded including cruise, front and rear parking sensors, DAB, 17" Alloys, A/C, auto headlights, rain sensor wipers, etc. This is a great 7 seater MPV. An ideal family car with very low mileage, in good condition. Offers around £10,000 Tel: 324999
  5. Not sure it is his personal responsibility, but the buck has to stop somewhere and he is the boss I suppose. Have had dealings with the Guy and nothing would surprise me!
  6. Silver C Class Coupe About to get valeted and will add pictures over next day or two. Great drive and extremely reliable. Although NO warning notifications on dash computer display, yes it has some minor faults: - It needs new back brake pads. - Back driver's side tyre has a slow puncture. -The indicator stalk on the steering wheel doesn't stay engaged. -It has some scrapes, but nothing that detracts from a fairly sound looking car. It has some service history, although I have not done anything much to it other than new tyres in past 2 or 3 years as I have done only approximately 10,000 miles in the 8 years I have had the car. It has done a warranted 107,000 since new. This is a lot of car (panoramic sunroof and all working electronics etc.) that will keep going for years, for not a huge amount of money in this day and age. Being sold as awaiting delivery of new E class £800 OVNO! Ring 471117 or e-mail nidgex@hotmail.com for more detail.
  7. Beggars belief - they haven't provided any explanation as to the basis of their re-banding BUT have asked me for an actual reading as my last three readings have (allegedly, I can't remember or check this exact moment) been estimates - not fussed by this fact as I in actuality checked the reading the first time these letters came in and it was close, very close. What I am going to create merry hell with them about, is that they are basing their re-banding decision on some other completely arbitrary ESTIMATE over and above their own estimate. So much for customer care! Freaking clowns!
  8. Received third letter apologising for the mess up with regard to the other two. No explanation however and a restatement that my banding was changing due to my average annual usage now being 16,366kWh per year. Sigh! Why must I waste my time due to their incompetence?
  9. Their defensive spin has already begun. As Woolley points out they are NOT duplicates and as you point out reference to a small minority immediately reeks of cover up BS.
  10. Thanks slinky. Hmm - this is an apology for a small minority of their customers (well worded) not a small minority of the 3,500 being contacted regarding re-banding having been sent duplicate letters. Unfortunately, it doesn't answer either of my queries, but I will wait and see what they actually say.
  11. Has anyone else recently received one (or more) notifications of a rebanding with regard to gas charges. I await an explanation but herewith my e-mail to them yesterday. Sorry this may be TMI - but maybe I have missed something within my own understanding(s) of the calculations. Hi, Please explain the following: 1) Why did I receive two letters on the same day about the exact same subject but quite contradictory - both stating that I was being switched from band E to band F, but one stating this meant there would be a daily INCREASE to my standing charge per day of 18.2372p and the other that there would be a DECREASE to my standing charge per day of 18.2372p!!! 2) Can you please also explain how you have arrived at your revision decision, as (from having checked my own records by adding any 6 consecutive two month bills), I cannot get anywhere near your calculated figure revising my consumption from band E to band F. You have stated I have an average property consumption of 16,366kWh per year. The following are the sixteen months data from 1 December 2015 to 4 April 2017. 4160.885 01/02/2016 4167.799 04/04/2016 2006.358 13/06/2016 1054.497 03/08/2016 1210.899 05/10/2016 1651.934 02/12/2016 4090.473 01/02/2017 4095.804 04/04/2017
  12. After all that - rather disappointing compared to previous years IMHO!
  13. Exactly Thommo. One tiny box on DQ's manifesto covering Public Sector Pension Issue, a load of puff about what needs to be done, but not how to do it and nothing about past 'achievements'. I await the three manifestos you haven't received yet either, RC's does at least have specific ideas/recommendations and over 2 whole pages on the pension deficit. Of course, this is not the only issue, but a big one among many. But, at present, irrespective of being involved (to what extent, I haven't much detail, but think he was late on into the mess and left holding the baby somewhat) with the Louis Group, imho he still has more business acumen and certainly apparent hunger than most of the current incumbents.
  14. Cash buyer - up to £250k PM if preferred.
  15. Not me fella. I'm a proper Manx fella me. My tradesmans entrance is strictly a one way door. Exit only if you know what I'm saying! I mean it's just not right is it? Being a jouster and that. It's not what any proper fella should be doing is it? Time was when it was just sailors and that. On the ships for months on end with no women and such like. Dirty buggers! And fellas in prison! But now it's almost everyone isn't it? There's jousters everywhere on the telly and that. I think government is putting something in the water. It's just not normal to have so many is it? I had this fella once who worked for me. He was a jouster I think. I had to start locking me brushes away at night as the handles started getting all worn and scuffed. Dirty bugger! I had to let him go in the end. Well what proper Manx fella wouldn't? Nobody wants to grab the shitty end of the stick do they? Specially when it's your own painting business. That was 1991. I haven't seen him since. Plagiarise that Zac - LOL!
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