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Manx vendor "offended" Food and Drink Festival still going ahead

Business owner says the period of national mourning should be respected

A Manx vendor says she's withdrawn from this weekend's Food and Drink Festival because it "beggars belief" that the event is still going ahead.

Government says the decision follows "careful consideration", despite many other events being postponed or cancelled due to the period of national mourning following the death of the Queen - our Lord of Mann.

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture stresses it's an important time for many local businesses who've invested time and money to prepare.

Tracey Kelly owns Choccy Piccy, and has been telling Amy Griffiths why she's made the decision:

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