Isle of Man News last updated 04 October 2015 11:38:42

Ramsey Town Commissioners urge tenants to observe payment obligations

POSTED Wed at 10:05 am

Ramsey Town Commissioners is reminding tenants to keep up their rental payments after the local authority obtained a possession order for one of its properties as a result of rent debt. Lead member for housing and property Anthony Harmer said: ‘The Commissioners make every effort to work with tenants to help them manage any arrears they may incur and re-establish regular rent payments. There are, however, instances, albeit very few, when we are obliged to seek a possession order.‘Public sector tenancy agreements require rent payments to be made weekly in advance. The Commissioners would urge any tenant finding themselves in difficulty with paying their rent to contact us as soon as possible so we can work out a mutually acceptable payment...

Special arrangements for funeral

POSTED Wed at 7:39 am

The funeral of a leading member of the Manx community takes place tomorrow (Thursday).Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend to pay their respects to John Kennaugh and special traffic arrangements will be in place.The funeral takes place at St Johns Methodist church on the main road at 1.30pm. Because of the numbers expected, police will be diverting all traffic from the area from 12.30pm until no later than 3pm. Bus routes have also been altered.A stalwart of the farming industry, Mr Kennaugh was also well known as a broadcaster on Manx Radio and was chairman of German commissioners as well as Captain of the Parish. He died after a short illness and was described in tributes as a 'great Manxman, broadcaster, farmer, raconteur and...

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