Category: News

Operational Update

Given the Chief Ministers statement we will be changing the way that we operate with immediate effect.   Death Registrations and Swearings will be available by appointment only.   Birth Registrations should be deferred where possible until after the lockdown has been completed.   Rental Payments can only be accepted electronically, the Commissioners account details…
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Rates Set at 304p

Castletown Town Commissioners have announced a 6p (or two percent) increase in the Town Rate bringing rates to 304p   The fixed refuse charge for domestic properties will see a £10 increase to £145.   Chairman of Castletown Town Commissioners Mr David Parnell stated that;   “The Board of Castletown Town Commissioners have deliberated over…
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Street Trading

The Commissioners regularly receive expressions of interest from start-up businesses who wish to operate within Castletown. In order to formalise the process and allow the board to consider any proposals and the impact that they may have on existing rate paying businesses in the Town, the Commissioners seek expressions of interest from any individuals or…
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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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