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MLC praises prom plans

Revised plans "better for partially-sighted"

Douglas Regeneration Committee’s chairman says he’s pleased with amended plans for a £20 million revamp of Douglas Promenade.

David Cretney MLC says he’d sympathised with concerns from blind and partially-sighted people about the original plans.

But he says a new scheme unveiled by the Department of Infrastructure giving pedestrians more space alongside trams on the walkway are a huge improvement.

Mr Cretney says he’s glad minister Phil Gawne has listened to the criticisms and taken them into account:

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