News

Colin Leather to serve another term as Chairman

At the statutory meeting of 9th May 2018, Colin Leather was elected to serve another term as the Chairman of Castletown Town Commissioners with David Parnell being elected to serve as Vice Chairman.‬…
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Commissioners Attendance and Expenses

Please find below, attached link in respect of the publication of Castletown Town Commissioners attendance expenses for the 2017/18 financial year. Details of Board members Expenses…
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Refuse Collections

REFUSE COLLECTIONS (03/08/18) – Please note that our contractor has notified us of technical problems with the collection vehicle. Part of the round has been completed, however if your wheelie bin has not been emptied today as scheduled, please leave it out for collection and an additional round will take place tomorrow morning…
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Dog Bylaw Consultation Launched

The Castletown Dog Byelaws (2007) are  due for renewal.  A consultation is being issued seeking views on the application of the 2007 Byelaws and on the public’s view as to any amendments thereto. The Byelaws impose controls on dogs in certain parts of the Town of Castletown. Dogs are prohibited from certain open spaces and…
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Parking Survey

The Castletown Town Commissioners are seeking feedback to assist with the formulation of a parking strategy. Parking in Castletown is an emotive subject and Castletown Town Commissioners (CTC) recognise that parking provision is an essential part of a balanced transport network meeting accessibility needs. Car parking competes for space on and off street with differing…
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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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Christmas Office Closure

OFFICE CLOSURE – The Commissioners staff will continue to operate a service throughout the festive period, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day however the Town Hall will be closed until Tuesday 2nd January. The answer machine 825005 will be checked periodically, for an improved response time, please report any…
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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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