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Additional household refuse collections in Ramsey

Friday 09 April

Ramsey residents will be provided with a further additional household refuse collection in the week commencing 12 April in accordance with the Ramsey Town Commissioners published Covid Escalation Plan. The collection will be in addition to the normal weekly collection and will take place on a different day to normal collections. The following table details when collections will take place. Normal collection day Additional collection day Wednesday Monday 12 April Thursday Tuesda...

Some Refuse crew staff self-isolating following positive Covid Test

Wednesday 17 March

One of  Ramsey Town Commissioners’ refuse collection teams are self-isolating after a positive Covid-19 test.  One member of the team developed symptoms and subsequently tested positive for the virus.  The other two crew members in the working “bubble” have been contact-traced, advised to self-isolate, and will also be tested.   Due to RTC’s Covid working arrangements at this time no other employees have been required to self-isolate.

Additioanl domestic refuse collection to Ramsey residents

Monday 15 March

To assist residents during the current lock down an additional domestic refuse collection will be offered to residential properties in Ramsey during the week commencing 22nd March 2021.   The collection will be in addition to the normal weekly collection and will take place on a different day. The table details when collections will take place. Normal Collection Day Additional Collection Date Wednesday Monday 22nd March  Thursday Tuesday 23rd March Friday Wednesday 24th Marc...

Camper Van Permit Applications Open

Wednesday 10 March

Applications for Camper Van Permits for 2021 are now open. 

Covid 19 Updates

Tuesday 02 March

Ramsey Town Commissioners update services during circuit breaker lock down.

Job Vacancies

Wednesday 24 February

We have the following vacancies for suitably experienced and motivated individuals to join the workforce of Ramsey Town Commissioners:

Ramsey rate increased by less than 1%

Friday 29 January

Ramsey Town Commissioners have set the rate for the 2021-22 financial year at 415p, an increase of just under 1 per cent over the 2020-21 financial year.

Northern Civic Amenity Site to reopen on 25th January 2021

Thursday 21 January

The Northern Civic Amenity Site will open on Monday 25th January 2021.  Full details on this can be found here.

Covid19 - Letter to households

Friday 08 January

Ramsey Town Commissioners is delivering a letter to all households with an update on the services we provide and some useful contact information during current COVID-19 pandemic.  We are delivering a letter as we know that there are many in the community who do not have access to the internet.

Covid19 - Delivery Services

Friday 08 January

A number of local establishments are restarting their takeaway, delivery or collection services:

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Tuesday 15 December

Details of the opening times of Ramsey Town Commissioners services during the Christmas and New Year period are shown below.

Ramsey Festival of Christmas Trees 2020

Wednesday 04 November

Ramsey Town Commissioners are inviting organisations to take part in the Ramsey Festival of Christmas Trees being staged at Ramsey Town Hall between 27th November 2020 and 8th January 2021.  We would particularly welcome entries from schools, charities, community groups, sporting groups and businesses.

Mooragh Park maintains Green Flag Award

Thursday 15 October

Ramsey Town Commissioners are delighted to announce that Mooragh Park has again been awarded a Green Flag Award by Keep Britain Tidy.

Exressions of Interest Open for Ramsey Courthouse

Monday 05 October

Ramsey Town Commissioners open expresions of interest for Ramsey Courthouse.

Ramsey looks to town expansion

Thursday 01 October

Ramsey Town Commissioners have engaged with neighbouring Lezayre and Garff Parish Authorities on proposals to extend the town boundary.

Ramsey Courthouse Update

Monday 21 September

Ramsey Town Commissioners are to undertake an Expressions of Interest process for the long term use of Ramsey Courthouse following the decision by The Heart of Ramsey Limited to withdraw from their exclusivity agreement. The Heart of Ramsey (THOR), a not-for-profit charitable organisation,  entered into a 12 month exclusivity agreement with the Commission in June 2019.  This was to allow the Trustees time to engage with the community and seek funding for the proposed alterations to the build...

Ramsey Quayside Proposals

Wednesday 29 July

The Department of Infrastructure's proposals for the reconstruction of the highway and footpaths (including flood defences and social areas) on Ramsey quayside are currently on display at Ramsey Town Hall during normal opening hours (daily 8:45am - 4:30pm & Friday 8:45am - 4:00pm).

Update regarding the temporary pedestrianisation of Parliament Street

Wednesday 17 June

At their monthly Board meeting this evening (17th June 2020) Ramsey Town Commissioners resolved to discontinue the temporary pedestrianisation of Parliament Street with immediate effect.

Ramsey in Bloom 2020 & Children's Wildflower Competition

Wednesday 10 June

Ramsey in Bloom 2020 & Children's Wildflower Competition Have you been spending more time in your garden due to recent events? Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, why not enter the Ramsey in Bloom Competition this year. There are 19 trophies within the main categories together with 37 voucher prizes overall. The Children's Section of the competition is again kindly sponsored by Feltons of Ramsey. Packets of Wildflower seeds were sent out in March and April so if...

Temporary Pedestrianisation of Parliament Street Survey

Wednesday 10 June

We would like to thank everyone for the co-operation which has been received following the temporary pedestrianisation of Parliament Street which was introduced at the behest of Government on Monday 18th May 2020 to allow the re-opening of non-essential retail and to assist with social distancing. As a result of our analysis of the effectiveness of the operation and the impact on our ratepayers and visitors changes were put in place on 25th May 2020 which reduced the period of closure to 11am...