Ramsey Town Commissioners
were pleased that our recent consultation about the future of Ramsey Courthouse
received over 930 submissions.
These submissions are currently being
reviewed and will be discussed by the Courthouse Sub Committee at a private
meeting on Thursday 9th March 2017.
It is hoped that a
report on a number of options can then be considered at the meeting of Ramsey
Town Commissioners on Wednesday 15th March 2017.
Commission has extended an invitation to Minister Malarkey to attend a meeting with them and look forward to this taking place.
Mr Andrew Cowie J.P., Chairman of Ramsey Town Commissioners, commented:
“The Court House is the heart of Ramsey and
embodies a lot of the town’s history. The results of our survey showed the
depth of feeling within the town and demonstrated the clear sense of pride and
ownership of the town centre that is displayed. To lose this iconic building,
which was built with public subscriptions, to a private developer with the
consequent risk of seeing it fall into disuse or be developed inappropriately
is not acceptable to the Commissioners, who are united in their feelings on