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Charity not surprised by homeless figures

Around 150 used services last year

A local charity says the issue of homelessness on the Isle of Man has been ignored for 'too long'.

A study's found 94% of the Island's homeless population suffer from mental health problems - compared to just 41% in the UK.

The number includes those who sleep rough, or in otherwise unstable or temporary accommodation.

Michael Manning is from Graih.

He says they've been aware of the problems for a long time, but many are just coming to the surface now:

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