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JCK's Managing Director James Cubbon presenting JCK Combination 2 League Champions with the shield.
The construction of the Southern Salt Barn has now been completed on schedule and on budget.
The demolition of the old Victoria Road Prison is going well and on schedule.
The site, which replaces the Ballacallow site at the Point of Ayre, Bride, will provide residents of the north with a facility that will allow them to reuse, recycle or dispose of household waste.
The design of the site and traffic management will also ensure that those using the facility will do so in a more convenient and safe environment.
The site has a 4000sq-metre concrete hard standing comprising two levels. The upper level is exclusively for public use to recycle and reuse waste while the lower level is for operations associated with the movement of bulk skips.
The Balladoole Farm site was selected for the new development as a dual site for the new Northern Sewage Treatment Works and the Civic Amenity Site.
The land is strategically located, just outside Ramsey, with benefits to both projects through shared access and site development.
The new site will deal with the recycling of paper, card, glass, metals, plastic bottles, clothing, waste oils, aggregates (stone, bricks etc), fluorescent tubes, car batteries, household batteries, electrical items such as TVs, fridge freezers, PC monitors, the collection of green waste for composting and the disposal of bulky residual household waste for treatment via the Energy from Waste facility.
It also has a modern reuse building and the department is encouraging the public not to dispose of items that still function, but to place them in the reuse centre for other residents to take instead.
The site was opened by Department of Infrastructure member Graham Cregeen MHK.
He said: ‘I am delighted that the new Northern Civic Amenity Site has been completed well ahead of schedule and within budget. This development forms an integral part of our waste strategy, has been designed in line with best practice and provides a site up to the same standards experienced by residents in the west, east and south of the island. It will ensure the reuse and recycling culture is enhanced primarily through the expansion of the site and a reuse building where a wider selection of materials can now be stored for members of the public to put to good use’.