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Lack of disability access at church 'discriminatory and demeaning'

Reverend calls for improvements at St John's site

The lack of disability access at a church in the west of the Island is 'discriminatory and demeaning' according to the reverend based at the building.

Reverend Canon Margaret Burrow submitted a petition, during the Tynwald Day ceremony, calling for government to improve access at the church.

She's keen to see a ramp fitted at the government-owned facility, which hosts the Tynwald Day service, and believes it will benefit tourists as well as her congregation.

She says the current set-up isn't good enough:

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