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New hotel will be in 'perfect location'

Work has begun to replace an iconic Ramsey landmark.

The first sod was cut yesterday (Thursday), at the site of a new hotel on Mooragh promenade.

Island entrepreneur Trevor Hemmings is behind the tourist accommodation, which will take a year to complete.

It will effectively take over from the Grand Island, which is being demolished, and Mr Hemmings says it's in the perfect location:

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