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Limited Douglas prom grant assistance uptake

Local MHKs voice concerns about scheme

Just seven businesses on Douglas promenade have applied for grant assistance from government, to help mitigate the adverse effects of the ongoing refurbishment works on the highway.

The figure was revealed in Tynwald today by Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly, whose department has been tasked with helping firms in the area:

Members of the Tynwald committee scrutinising the project and MHKs for the area, Chris Robertshaw and Clare Barber, both stood to voice deep concerns that not enough was being done to help the businesses worst affected:

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