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Tributes paid after tragedy

This week's Manx Independent

This week's Manx Independent

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.

 

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