Tributes paid after tragedy

This week's Manx Independent

This week's Manx Independent

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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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