Category: News

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:- Sunday 8th November (Remembrance Sunday) and Wednesday 11th November (Armistice Day) Arrangements have been made to give warning of the precise moment at which the Two Minute Silence…
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Christmas Event

The Commissioners have been made aware of recent social media comment regarding the annual Christmas “Switch on”. The Chairman Mr Parnell has made the following statement to clarify the position. “Whilst hugely popular, the regeneration of Market Square did not incorporate load bearing infrastructure suitable for substantial decorative lighting that is being sought in the…
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IOM Bank Closure

Further to the news from the Isle of Man Bank stating their intention to close the Castletown Branch, The Board will discuss the matter in full at their next meeting. Castletown Town Commissioners Chairman David Parnell has made the following statement in the interim. “I am deeply concerned at the bank’s decision. Castletown is an…
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Election of Chairman

Having held informal video meetings during the Covid Pandemic, the Commissioners last night held their first Ordinary Board meeting since March which was preceded by the Statutory meeting that had been deferred since May.   Mr David Parnell was elected as Chairman for the remainder of the term until April 2021, with Mr Richard McAleer…
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Job Advert – General Labourer / Gardener

We are looking for a reliable person to undertake labouring and gardening work for the public areas of Castletown. You will have a reasonable level of physical fitness to be able to assist higher graded gardeners to maintain grounds in parks, housing estates, highway areas and similar open spaces. You will be able to undertake…
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Service Update

Local representatives including Castletown Town Commissioners and Jason Moorhouse MHK have been made aware of concerns in the community and met this morning to discuss what sensible precautions could be taken to mitigate the risks posed to the local community through services provided at the Town Hall. Services will be provided as usual with the…
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Acts of Remembrance

This years Acts of Remembrance will assemble at the war memorial in the Market Square, Castletown at 10.55 on Sunday 10th November and again on the Monday 11th. For those wishing to take part in the the parade and preceding church service in the Arbory St Methodist church on Sunday, the Parade to the church…
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Annual Accounts

Castletown Town Commissioners In accordance with the Audit Act 2006 and section 16 (1) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2007, I hereby give notice that the Auditors report for the year ended 31st March 2019 has been received and the accounts can be inspected at the Commissioners Office, Town Hall, Farrants Way, Castletown during…
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Poulsom Park

Castletown Town Commissioners are pleased to bring forward concept proposals for play equipment in Poulsom park. Documentation can be accessed via the following links Poulsom Park Concept Landscape Masterplan Poulsom Park Cost Estimate Play Equipment Catalogue Please provide any feedback that you have regarding the plans to the Clerk by emailing clerk@castletown.gov.im…
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Chairman’s statement regarding Castletown Housing Land Review

Following an interview I had in my capacity as Chairman of Castletown Town Commissioners (CTC) with Manx Radio, recent media reports have focused on the frustrations the Board in relation to the weight given to the Castletown Housing Land Review (CHLR) in determining Planning Application 18/00987/B (Erection of 48 dwellings with associated access, parking, open…
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