Tag: Douglas Development Partnership

Council and DDP secure Saturday Shopmobility service

Council and DDP secure Saturday Shopmobility service

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council, via Douglas Development Partnership, is purchasing a Saturday Shopmobility service. This is in addition to the normal weekday service provided by Shopmobility Isle of Man under the umbrella of the Manx charity CIRCA. The service will be provided initially for one year at a cost to the Council of £5,340 and will […]

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Just days to go before Tower of Refuge walk

Just days to go before Tower of Refuge walk

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s still time to dig out your wellies and winter woollies in readiness for the Tower of Refuge escorted walk on Tuesday April 1st. Sponsored for the third successive year by Tower Insurance and in aid of the RNLI, the event is once again being organised by Douglas Development Partnership. Town centre manager Michelle O’Malley […]

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Plans coming together for Douglas Carnival

Plans coming together for Douglas Carnival

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are coming together for the biggest community event Douglas Borough Council and Douglas Development Partnership will stage this year, Douglas Carnival on Saturday July 19th. Town centre manager Michelle O’Malley said: ‘Douglas Carnival is free to enter but those taking part will need to complete an entry form, available for download from douglascarnival.im. ‘It’s […]

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Vote, vote, vote…for the Best Dressed Business

Vote, vote, vote…for the Best Dressed Business

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s been a tsunami of tinsel and a blitzkrieg of baubles in Douglas town centre as traders vie for votes in the Best Dressed Business competition. Organised by Douglas Development Partnership the aim of the competition, says town centre manager Michelle O’Malley, is ‘To bring some festive fabulousness to the main shopping area.’ In the […]

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Local traders sought for Douglas Christmas fair

Local traders sought for Douglas Christmas fair

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local traders are being invited to take part in Douglas’s Christmas food and crafts fair taking place in the town centre from Thursday November 21st to Thursday November 28th. The event is being organised by Peterborough-based the Market Square Group and supported by Douglas Development Partnership. The group’s Paul Kennedy said: ‘We’re delighted to be […]

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Gore and more in store for FrightFest 2013

Gore and more in store for FrightFest 2013

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Terror in the town and horror by the harbour are promised when FrightFest II makes its chilling way through Douglas on Saturday October 26th. Organised by Douglas Development Partnership the Hop tu Naa-themed event builds on the success of last year’s inaugural scare-fest. Spirits – including a regenerated Buggane-like apparition – will compete in the […]

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Douglas flag day applications invited for 2014

Douglas flag day applications invited for 2014

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Charities wishing to hold street collections and flag days in Douglas in 2014 are being invited to apply now to Douglas Development Partnership. Douglas town centre manager Michelle O’Malley said: ‘The people of the Isle of Man are unfailingly generous in their support of local causes, even in these uncertain economic times. Street collections are […]

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Street entertainers sought for Douglas town centre this Christmas

Street entertainers sought for Douglas town centre this Christmas

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

It may be some months off but Douglas Development Partnership is already making a song and dance about the forthcoming festive season. Town centre manager Michelle O’Malley is calling for street performers to register for a pitch in the town centre and entertain shoppers over Christmas. ‘Street entertainment makes for a great atmosphere in the […]

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Steam Packet Company goes the extra mile for Douglas food and craft fair

Steam Packet Company goes the extra mile for Douglas food and craft fair

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company pulled out all the stops to ensure the hugely popular Continental Food and Craft Fair went ahead in Douglas. The fair, featuring an array of products from across Europe, opened in Castle Street and Marina Road on August 24 and remains open until September 1, providing an extra […]

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Liven up with North Quay Live

Liven up with North Quay Live

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

With an event-packed programme of music, motors and much more over two days the harbourside in Douglas is set to liven up when North Quay Live comes to town on Saturday August 31st and Sunday September 1st. A collaboration between Douglas Development Partnership, Event Management Solutions and Manx Radio North Quay Live will entertain with […]

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