Category: News

Update from minister expected on the CHLR

Item 4 of the Tynwald Order Paper, commencing today (Tuesday 12th December 2017 at 10.30 am) the Minister for Policy and Reform Mr Thomas is to make a statement on the Castletown Housing Review. You can listen to the sitting of Tynwald here…
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Statement Regarding Living Wage

At the ordinary board meeting of 4th December 2017 Castletown Town Commissioners voted to unanimously adopt the living wage as a minimum payment for all staff. The matter was raised by Town Commissioner Jamie Horton and was unanimously supported by all members of the Board. Mr Horton stated ” I feel that as a Local Authority…
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November Message from Jason Moorhouse MHK

Dear Constituents, November has certainly been the busiest month for a while. National Income: One of the most significant economic announcements this month related to the National Income data: https://www.gov.im/…/national-income-2015-16-report-final.p… One aspect of the data which concerned me was the labelling the economy as being in recession, given that one of the Island’s most impressive…
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Individual Banned From Amenity Site

The Board of the Southern Recycling Centre, working in co-operation with the Manx Constabulary, have issued their first Banning Order, banning a Rushen resident from using the site for a period of six months due to verbal abuse of staff. The event involved went as far a report to the Attorney General, where it was…
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MNH bids to buy landmark building and preserve it for public use

Castletown’s former police station will move to Manx National Heritage’s ownership if Treasury gives its approval. The heritage group expressed an interest in acquiring the building which was recently vacated by the police, which moved to the town’s civic centre. The landmark building was designed by the architect McKay Hugh Baillie Scott and completed by…
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Christmas in Castletown


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Weather Warning – Castletown Promenade

Issued at: 1500 on Tuesday 21st November 2017 Warning type: Heavy rain, coastal overtopping Colour code:Amber Adverse conditions are expected to affect the Island from: 22/1000 until: 23/1500 Heavy rain: Spells of rain will develop overnight, heavy at times tomorrow morning, bringing a risk of localised flooding. The rain will move away mid to late…
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OIL BOILER SERVICING, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE

OIL BOILER SERVICING, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE Castletown Town Commissioners invite expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent companies to provide Oil Boiler Servicing and Maintenance in its public sector housing portfolio. There are currently 210 domestic properties that have an Oil Boiler (This figure may be subject to change) Suppliers that would like to…
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Castletown Remembers

ACT OF REMEMBRANCE A Two Minute Silence in remembrance of all those who have died in the service of their country will be observed in the Castletown at 11.00am on:- Saturday 11th November 2017 (Armistice Day) and Sunday 12th November 2017 (Remembrance Day) Arrangements have been made to give warning of the precise moment at…
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Weather Warning

Issued at: 3:00 pm, Monday 6st November 2017. Warning type: Coastal overtopping Colour code: Amber Adverse conditions are expected to affect the Island from: 06/2300 until: 07/0300 Strong to gale force southerly winds in combination with a spring high tide will result in large waves breaking over exposed coastal locations at around the time of…
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