Latest Newsletter on Integrated Care in the West

Latest Newsletter on Integrated Care in the West can be found on the link below:

April 2019 Integrated Care Pilot in the West Newsletter

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Public Meeting at Glen Maye Chapel Thursday 23rd May 7:30 to discuss proposed Sewage Plant

A public meeting has been called by Patrick Commissioners regarding the final plans for a sewage plant so we can ensure clean beaches, safe bathing and protected wildlife.

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Climate Change Bill Announced

The announcement was made today at the launch of the Active Travel Investment Plan and is an important and significant step in the Island’s response to climate change.

This Climate Change Bill will commit the Isle of Man to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 in line with the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

Practical and imminent changes were also announced such as the ban of all fossil fuel boilers in new build housing by 2025, the ban of new fossil fuel cars by 2040 and the installation of cycle racks and showers at public buildings.

This follows the Low Emission Travel and Electric Vehicle strategy approved in March Tynwald.

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May Surgery this Saturday 11am at Peel Town Hall

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

All welcome.

Ray Harmer

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Surgery Extension Moves Forward & Latest Newsletter on Integrated Care in the West

The extension to Peel Surgery has been submitted to planning and can be found at

Surgery Planning Application

The latest information on progress being made in the integrated care pilot in the west of the island can be found below.

Integrated Care Pilot in the West Newsletter

 

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April Surgery

The monthly surgery with Commissioners and Geoffrey Boot MHK will take place this Saturday, 13th April at the Peel Town Hall from 11am to midday.

All welcome.

Ray Harmer

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Liverpool ferry terminal for the Isle of Man gains planning approval

A historic milestone was achieved today with planning approval for the Isle of Man ferry terminal in Liverpool.

This follows Tynwald approval for the Sea Services agreement last month which sees a replacement to the Ben-my-Chree, improved facilities and services.

Both developments secure our lifeline sea services. More can be found below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-47858347

https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2019-03-08/cheaper-fares-at-the-forefront-of-new-proposed-deal-for-iom-ferry-passengers/

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Credit Union Amendment Bill Becomes Law

Tynwald approved secondary legislation so that the Bill’s Day Order becomes effective from 1st April 2019.

Following consultation, flexibility has also been provided for interest rates so that the Credit Union can cover costs on small loans.

This is great news and brings to fruition the motion I brought to Tynwald in January 2016.

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Tynwald supports funding for regional sewage treatment for the West

Unanimous support was given by Tynwald for funding to complete the regional sewage treatment in Peel, Laxey and Baldrine.

This is fantastic news and will finally stop the pumping of raw sewage into our sea.

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Silt removal from Peel harbour receives planning approval

Planning approval was received for the removal of silt from Peel Harbour

This is a significant project which aims to both remove the silt and remediate the Foxdale Deads

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