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Douglas horse tram exhibition July 27-28

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:38

An exhibition of Douglas horse tram memorabilia spanning more than a century is to be held to coincide with the 2012 Manx Heritage Transport Festival.


 

His Worship the Mayor of Douglas, Councillor David Ashford JP, accompanied by the Mayor’s chaplain, the Rev Les Lawrinson, lit a beacon on the tower of St Ninian’s church at 10.21pm on Monday, June 4th to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

A poll for the election of one member of Douglas Borough Council's Athol Ward will be held on Thursday June 21st, 2012.

His Worship the Mayor of Douglas, Councillor David Ashford JP, welcomed the arrival into Douglas town centre on Saturday June 2nd of the London 2012 Olympic torch where it journeyed along the promenade on a Douglas horse tram, carried aloft by torchbearer Maureen Barnes-Sherring.

Douglas Borough Council will be observing the Bank Holiday arrangements as approved by Tynwald to accommodate Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and Tynwald Day celebrations.

The first properties in Phase 8 of Douglas Borough Council’s Upper Pulrose public sector housing scheme - 22 two-bedroom apartments in Hazel Close - have been completed.

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.