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Douglas is celebrating after being awarded ‘city’ status by Her Majesty the Queen as part of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Douglas Borough Council has announced further details about its new domestic waste collection strategy. Designed to upgrade environmentally-responsible waste management, the aim is to encourage everyone to reduce, re-use and recycle as much as possible.

For only the second time in more than a decade, there will be no organised Tower of Refuge walk this year.

Two dedicated members of staff who have each contributed more than 40 years’ worth of service in the capital have been officially recognised.

Mayor Addresses Candlelit Vigil

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 14:38

Her Worship the Mayor Freeman Mrs Raina Chatel JP and Douglas councillors joined the Island’s Lord Bishop and members of Tynwald at a candlelit vigil to show support for the people of Ukraine.

Council Supports Ukraine Aid Effort

Wednesday, 09 March 2022 09:51

Douglas Borough Council is playing an active role in providing support to those affected by the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

A 'friend of Douglas Borough Council' has been recognised for his long-term support of the authority.

Council Frustrated By Regulations

Friday, 04 March 2022 10:43

Douglas Borough Council says it is disappointed and frustrated after its plan to use new vehicles aimed at reducing carbon emissions was thwarted.