‘Work had to be done by election’

2022-08-12T12:21:34+01:0025 October 2019|

Department of Infrastructure officers were told the promenade regeneration had to be finished by the next election, Tynwald has heard.

The first report of the committee looking into the regeneration scheme was received at the October Tynwald sitting.

Committee member Chris Robertshaw (Douglas East) told […]

Horse Trams stopped for the rest of 2019

2022-08-12T13:41:52+01:0026 September 2019|

horse tramsDecision made to aid prom works, says IoM Transport

Isle of Man Transport says the Douglas Bay Horse Trams will cease operations for the remainder of 2019, to enable the continuing reconstruction of Douglas promenade.

In a post on social media, the department […]

Should the horse trams run next year?

2022-08-12T13:42:40+01:0023 September 2019|

A horse drawn tram is tested on the new rails at Strathallan -The politician in charge of tourism doesn’t think so.

The politician with responsibility for tourism on the Island doesn’t want the horse trams to run along Douglas promenade next year.

Rob Callister MHK was […]

DfE to appear before prom works committee

2022-08-12T13:43:01+01:0020 September 2019|

Rob CallisterInvestigation into impact on local businesses continues

Rob Callister MHK will go from interrogator to interrogated this morning, as he gives oral evidence in public… to a Tynwald committee he chairs.

Mr Callister is normally chair of Tynwald’s Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee, which is […]

Committee chair hopes lessons can be learnt from prom scheme

2022-08-12T14:34:02+01:0023 July 2019|

Promenade worksMHK wants government to work with local businesses affected

The chairman of a Tynwald committee believes there are lessons to be learnt from the Douglas promenade refurbishment scheme.

The Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee has been hearing evidence from Department of Infrastructure bosses, as […]

More could be done for businesses on prom says minister

2022-08-12T14:34:58+01:0023 July 2019|

Ray Harmer MHK

Admission in Tynwald following statement on works

The infrastructure minister admits more could be done to help businesses on Douglas promenade, which have been affected by the ongoing refurbishment works there.

Ray Harmer says helping the firms based along the prom will be a cross-governmental […]

Prom works come under scrutiny in Tynwald

2022-08-12T14:35:25+01:0023 July 2019|

Promenade worksInfrastructure minister admits more changes needed than expected

Progress on the Douglas promenade redevelopment scheme came under scrutiny during Tynwald questions this morning.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister asked the infrastructure minister for a statement on the progress of the scheme.

Ray Harmer told the court significant progress […]

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