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New Manx business hopeful of success despite cost of living crisis

Tacoma Bar and Kitchen due to open its doors next month

A Manx business owner is hopeful his new venture can succeed, despite the rising cost of living.

Rikki Dunnage and his business partner, who already run a travel agent and a bar in Douglas, are set to open Tacoma Bar and Kitchen next month.

It comes as a number of businesses are already closing their doors ahead of an anticipated difficult winter as energy, fuel and food prices rise.

Mr Dunnage says there'll always be a reason not to start a new business, but you have to have faith in your idea:

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