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Commissioners mull over streetlight extension

A local authority in the south of the Island is considering extending street lighting times after the recent vandalism spree in the area.

More than 60 cars were damaged in Port Erin, Port St Mary and Castletown earlier this month.

Port Erin Commissioners will discuss the matter at a council meeting this evening after a member of the public suggested extending lighting times could deter vandals.

Chairman of the commissioners Ged Power says he recognises the success street lighting can have in deterring criminals:

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