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Saturday, September 24th, 2016


North Douglas MHK says it's time to face hardships

It was second time lucky for David Ashford in Douglas North on Thursday.

He fought back after losing a by-election in the constituency last year to edge out defending member John Houghton and top the polls.

He'll now work alongside the man who beat him in that by-election - Ralph Peake - in the House of Keys.

Mr Ashford says he's under no illusion as to the difficulties facing the Island: