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Bandstand
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The bandstand located in Noble’s Park is a popular attraction which is available for both private and public use. The bandstand was formally opened by the then Mayor of Douglas Councillor David Christian ...
Bank Holidays
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Bank holidays 2016. Bank holidays 2016 Friday January 1 (New Year's Day) Friday March 25 (Good Friday) Monday March 28 (Easter Monday) Monday May 2 (Early May Bank Holiday) Monday May 30 (Late ...
Basking Sharks
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Basking sharks are affectionally known as ‘Manx’ sharks. There is also a strong conservation movement in the island to help protect them as there are now estimated to be fewer than 800. Basking sharks ...
Beach
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Douglas beach is a sandy crescent of some two miles in length bordering Douglas Bay. Douglas beach looks out over Douglas Bay and faces towards Conister Rock, the Tower of Refuge and Douglas harbour. It ...
BMX Track
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The BMX track is in Noble's Park. The redesigned and enlarged BMX track was formally opened to the public on 24th July 2011. In addition to everyday public use it is hoped the track may be used in the ...
Borough Wardens
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Douglas borough wardens aim to maintain the excellent quality of life of the town through enforcement of the local byelaws. As part of the development and environment team, the borough wardens are happy ...
Budget
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The Council's budget is voted on at a special meeting held each January when the borough rate is set for the following municipal year. The budget accounts for all of the Council’s departmental budgets ...
Building Control
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Building control is responsible for administering the building regulations in the borough and operates within the Environment  and Regeneration team in the Chief Executive's department. Building control ...
Byelaws
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Byelaws are regulations set by Douglas Borough Council which apply to the Borough of Douglas only, not to the Island as a whole. Byelaws are secondary pieces of legislation made under Primary Acts of Tynwald ...