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Area Plan for the North and West Preliminary Publicity
Wednesday 05 May
The Area Plan for the North and West preliminary publicity proposals are on display at Ramsey Town Hall.
Withdrawal of three public phone boxes in Ramsey
Tuesday 20 April
Manx Telecom propose withdrawing service from 3 public phone boxes in Ramsey. More information is available using this link.
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.
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...