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A call to arms for Island branch of Samaritans

Charity receives £11,000 grant

A volunteer with the Isle of Man branch of Samaritans says they're making great strides to promote the work they do.

Lesley Moughtin  has been speaking to Manx Radio after receiving an £11,000 grant from the Manx Lottery Trust.

She says despite being based on the Island for 40 years, many people still aren't aware the free service exists.

Ms Moughtin is keen to spread the word, especially here, where suicide numbers are comparatively high:

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