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Laxey's mining heritage trail launches today

Characters to teach story of the village's mining past

A trail taking in the key sites of Laxey's mining heritage is officially launched today.

The Visit Laxey Valley Heritage Trail starts at Christ Church, where visitors can watch a video and find maps of the route.

A launch event takes place in the church from midday.

Researcher Dr Richard Hubbard explains how characters will help explain the history to those embarking on the trail:

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