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Emergency meeting in Laxey after major flooding

DoI and MU representatives due to attend

An emergency meeting will take place in Laxey this Thursday to discuss the recent flooding which forced residents from their homes.

Arranged by Garff Commissioners, it's being held at the Pavilion in the village's Glen Gardens on Thursday, starting at 7pm.

Politicians from the several departments involved in river management will attend the meeting.

These include the chairman of Manx Utilities, Dr Alex Allinson, Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer, and Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot, along with senior departmental officers.

Chairman of Garff Commissioners Jamie Smith will chair the meeting.

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