2018/19 Rate set at 341p

2018/19 Rate set at 341p After 7 years of rate freezes, Castletown Town Commissioners have announced an increase in the Town Rate of 21p in the Pound, bringing rates to 341p in the pound. Chairman of Castletown Town Commissioners Mr Colin Leather stated that “It is time to accept that if this town is to…
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Isle of Man’s ‘most patriotic street’ in WW1 celebrated

From BBC Isle of Man The Isle of Man’s “most patriotic street” during World War One has been celebrated with a blue plaque. The 39 houses on Castletown’s Queen Street saw 40 men enlist to fight in the conflict, six of whom were killed. In 1916, the Mona’s Herald newspaper reported no Manx street “and…
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Weather Warning

Weather Warning Issued at: 11:00 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018   Warning type: Coastal overtopping/ Harbour and Quayside flooding/ Severe gales   Colour code:   Amber Adverse conditions are expected to affect the Island from: 02/2100 until: 03/1400   a)   Very large waves will combine with a large high tide and cause significant…
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