A public consultation on the draft Climate Change Bill opens today on the Consultation Hub:The consultation will run for 6 weeks, closing at 5pm on Tuesday 1 September.To assist with responses, we are offering four drop-in sessions to meet with DEFA officers who will be able to answer questions and provide additional information on the Isle of Man Government’s climate action work.The drop-in sessions are as follows:
Ramsey Town Hall: 12-7pm Wednesday 5th August East
Henry Bloom Noble Library: 12-6.45pm Thursday 6th August
Peel Centenary Centre: 12-7pm Wednesday19th August
Port St Mary Hall: 12-7pm: 12-7pm Thursday 20th August
Everyone is welcome to the sessions and there is no need to pre-book a place. It would be helpful if those with a specific/technical query get in touch in advance, to ensure that the right people on hand to help.
It will also be possible to arrange other times to discuss the consultation and additional online sessions will also be organised.Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.Kind regards
Ecosystem OfficerDepartment of Environment, Food and Agriculture, Thie Slieau Whallian, Foxdale Road, St John’s, Isle of Man, IM4 3AS.Tel: 01624 695738E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: https://www.biosphere.im https://www.gov.im/about-the-government/departments/environment-food-and-agriculture/ecosystem-policy-and-energy/plastics/
To mark Tynwald Day, and National Week this year, we have produced a special virtual concert featuring some of the talented performers from across the parishes of Arbory and Rushen.
🇮🇲 From midday today, join commissioners chair Jane Glover as she presents the spoken word of Peter Vernon and Noel Cringle along with the music of Meadowside Choral Society, the King Family, Phil Gawne and Annie Kissack, the Williams Family and the children of Arbory School.
🇮🇲 The virtual concert will be shared to our Facebook pages and a brand new YouTube Channel at 12 noon tomorrow.
Meadowside Choral Society are delighted to announce they are restarting on Monday 13th July 2020.
Sessions take place on Mondays from 7.45pm at Colby Methodist Hall.
Old and new members welcome.
For further information contact the secretary, Nora Lean, by emailing email@example.com
Arbory and Rushen Parish Commissioners
Garden Competion 2020
How does your garden grow?
It could win you £50.00 of Garden Vouchers!
During the Covid 19 Lockdown many of you will have been out in the good weather making your garden look beautiful. If you are happy with what you have achieved, you could be the winner of the first ever Arbory and Rushen Parish Commissioners’ Garden Competition.
Judging will take place during w/c 13th July. Participation is by entry only.
Criteria for judging is form, planting variety and combinations, colour, and maintenance.
There are two categories.
Winners receive £50.00 Ballagawne Nurseries Vouchers
There will also be awards for 2nd and 3rd places.
Deadline for entries is Monday 6th July 2020.
To enter please contact Jane Glover by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 492010.
Create Community History
Use your creative talent to capture your experiences of Covid 19 you could win a £50.00 in Arbory and Rushen Parish’s “Creative Covid 19 Community Competition” !
This community art project for the parishes will hopefully record for posterity our many experiences of living through this remarkable time.
All we are looking for is something you have created which would fit on an A4 sheet of paper that reflects your experiences of living through the Covid 19 lockdown and restrictions.
Any medium is acceptable. It might be a short story,poem, drawing, painting, mosaic or even a photograph of a floral art display.
Once restrictions allow, all entries will be displayed in an exhibition in Arbory Parish Hall.
There are 2 categories as follows:-
Adult (16+) 1st prize £50.00 Sound Café Meal Voucher.
2nd prize bottle of wine and a box of chocolates.
3rd prize box of chocolates
Children (Under 16) 1st prize £20.00 Bridge Bookshop Book token.
2nd prize £10.00 Bridge Bookshop Book token
3rd prize £5.00 Bridge Bookshop Book token
Once your creative piece is done, take a photograph and email it to email@example.com and your entry will be posted onto Arbory and Rushen Parish Commissioners’ facebook pages.
Deadline for submission of entries is 31st July 2020.
ARBORY & RUSHEN PARISH COMMISSIONERS
Clerk: Mr Phil Gawne BSc LAMODE. BALLAKILLOWEY ROAD. RUSHEN IM9 4BP email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Clerk: Mr Colin Kniveton MSc FCMA THIE KEEILL, HOWE ROAD, RUSHEN. IM9 5PR email:email@example.com
18th June 2020
FURTHER CONSULTATION IN RESPECT OF BALLAKILLEY LEISURE FACILITIES
Arbory and Rushen Commissioners are pleased to invite further comments from ratepayers, neighbours and potential users of the site with regards to proposals for the development of recreational facilities at Ballakilley.
The latest working draft is based upon views and comments previously submitted, but the Commissioners now wish to undertake a further period of consultation, to ensure a further and final opportunity is provided to concerned parties, prior to moving ahead to the next stage of the project.
The plans will be available to view on the Commissioners’ Notice Boards throughout the two Parishes, and on-line at the Commissioners’ Web-site and Facebook pages.
The closing date for this consultation is 10th July, 2020.