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The Council's 'Do Douglas Proud, Bin Your Gum' campaign has begun and aims to send out the message that dropping chewing gum in a public place is a littering offence attracting a £50 fixed penalty.

Athol Ward bye-election

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:40

Following the recent death of Councillor Mrs Doreen Kinrade a bye-election for one member of Athol Ward in the Borough of Douglas will take place on Thursday June 21st, 2012 as required under the Local Elections Act 1986.

Douglas Borough Council’s strengthened enforcement operation is already having a positive impact on improving the town’s environment after a successful prosecution was brought against a dog owner who failed to remove his dog’s faeces from a back lane in Douglas.

Douglas Borough Council Leader Councillor David Christian JP has paid tribute on behalf of the Council to Robin Gibb, the Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Douglas who died on Sunday May 20th 2012.

The 2012 Festival of Youth is to be held in the heart of Douglas town centre the event’s organiser, Douglas Development Partnership, has confirmed.

On Monday May 14th His Worship, accompanied by the Mayoress, Mrs Sylvia Ashford officially launched the start of the 2012 Douglas horse tram service.

Douglas Borough Council will join with communities across the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories to light a beacon on Monday June 4th to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Douglas Borough Council is teaming up with the UK chewing gum action group and launching a high-profile anti-chewing gum litter campaign.