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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update – 5:30pm Thursday 19th March 2020 The Southern Recycling Centre continues to operate its normal hours. You can help us by observing the following: Is your visit to the site necessary? Could you use a bring bank in your area for glass, paper, cans instead? If you do attend the site, please ensure you observe social distancing between…

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Statement regarding Local Authority Contributions for the financial year 2020-21

The Southern Civic Amenity Site Board would like to respond to some inaccuracies in recent statements made regarding the contributions made by the six member Local Authorities. In recent years, the Local Authority Contributions have been requested based on the net operating figure for the site, thus assuming all budgeted income will be achieved. For various reasons the budgeted income…

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Media release re administration services for the Southern Recycling Centre

The current administration contract for the site has come to an end, and after a successful tender process, Port Erin Commissioners will be administering and providing Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer services to the Southern Civic Amenity Site with effect from the 1st November 2019. The Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Port St Mary Commissioners for…

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PRESS RELEASE – COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS RE-COMMENCE 18TH FEBRUARY

The Board of the Southern Civic Amenity Site are pleased to advise that Commercial operations at the site will re-commence with effect from Monday 18th February. Commercial green waste, soil and garden rubble can also be deposited. We regret the suspension was necessary and thank the commercial operators for their patience whilst the health and safety concerns were addressed. Hayley…

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Press release re the reuse area

The Board of the Southern Civic Amenity Site advise that the Reuse Area will remain closed for a longer period of time than expected. The Board appreciates the inconvenience of this operational issue and would like to assure the public that they have every intention of reopening the area when it is safe to do so. Some structural damage has…

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