The death of Kate Burge is reported on the front page of this week’s Manx Independent.
The paper includes tributes to the physiotherapist.
Inside, the Manx Independent reveals that a UK cmopany given a Manx government contract to investigate the island’s National Insurance system owed millions in unpaid pension contributions itself.
The paper includes:
More on the flags stolen from a memorial in Port St Mary
A plan to repair the sea wall in Ramsey
Court reports about a teenager who had ecstasy at a party in Andreas, an elaborate hoax by a Douglas man to secure a £12,000 loan, and a man who attacked a teenager.
The Manx students who have gone to Houston to ‘Space School’
The return of a parrot that had flown away
A £19,000 plan to transform an urban river bank in Castletown into a wildlife reserve
A review of the Sulby Horitcultural Show
A page of photos of the island remembering the outbreak of the First World War 100 years ago.
In Island Life, our features section, there’s a review of Sunset Boulevard and a report on the Tough Mann challenge.
Our sports pages look back at the Commonwealth Games and look forward to the start of the football season.
With your seven-day television guide, the island’s What’s On guide, puzzles and the lively letters page, the Manx Independent is a great read this week.
It’s in the shops now.