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Isle of Man Bank Peel Update

Extremely disappointing news below from Mr McLaughlin of RBSI, with no concessions whatsoever. We continue to explore other options.

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November Surgery this Saturday 14th November at Peel Town Hall

The monthly surgery with Geoffrey Boot MHK and the Commissioners will take place this Saturday, 14th November at the Peel Town Hall from 11am to midday.
All welcome.
Ray Harmer

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October Surgery this Saturday at Peel Town Hall

The monthly surgery with Geoffrey Boot MHK and Commissioners will take place this Saturday, 10th October at the Peel Town Hall from 11am to midday.
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Ray Harmer

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Plans for Proposed New Science and Technology Block at QEII High School On Display

The plans for the proposed Science and Technology Block will be available to view in the school’s foyer from Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 September.

The two floor extension will provide science laboratories, workshops and classrooms, together with a large flexible space linking it to the existing school building.

The proposal develops a sustainable, low carbon building, which complements and inspires the science and technology classes it will accommodate.

It is designed around a central spine which will provide collaborative teaching and study areas, serving as break-out spaces from the adjacent teaching areas. The building would be built on the west of the school and face Douglas Road.

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3000 signatures and large crowd at today’s protest

Thank you so much to everyone who attended the protest today against the closure of the Isle of Man Bank in Peel. Two petitions, digital and handwritten were collated, totalling around 3000 signatures.

Along with Alan Jones, the Chair of the Commissioners, we will ask to meet with Stuart Chivers, the Head of Local Banking, to present the petitions.

You can still write to the bank to let your views be heard at:

Stuart Chivers

Isle of Man Bank, Douglas IM99 1AN

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Letter sent regarding the closure of the Peel Branch of the Isle of Man bank

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Protest against Peel Branch Closure this Saturday

The protest against the terrible decision to close the Peel Branch of the Isle of Man bank is this Saturday at 10:30 outside the branch.

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Shock at the announcement of the closure of the Isle of Man Bank in Peel

A protest is being planned for Saturday morning 19 September in response to the Isle of Man Bank’s decision to close the Peel Branch. Let us know if you would like to be involved.

More details to follow.

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September Surgery this Saturday at Peel Town Hall

The monthly surgery with Geoffrey Boot MHK and Commissioners will take place this Saturday, 12th September at the Peel Town Hall from 11am to midday.
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Ray Harmer

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Work begins East Quay, Peel

Manx Utilities have announced that they will be laying a new water main and sewers on East Quay, Peel commencing 7 September into the New Year.

This is much welcome news as it both provides the necessary infrastructure for the sewage system as well as being the preliminary stage in the reconstruction of badly failing East Quay. The budget for East Quay reconstruction was approved in this year’s budget and includes the highway and footpaths. In addition, flood protection work is also planned for East Quay.

Whilst the work is undertaken to upgrade the infrastructure, the route will be closed to through-traffic although each end of the 60m working area will be accessible.

This working area will move south along the Quay as work progresses. There will be space at each end for cars and vans to turn and it will be possible for pedestrians to walk through the work area. The quayside will be accessible for marine operations.

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