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Port Erin man to be treated in Germany

A paralysed Port Erin man has been accepted for pioneering stem cell therapy at a German hospital.

Chris Walmsley was struck by a car on Richmond Hill in 2006 and is now being cared for in a Ballasalla residential home.

His family have been collecting money for the treatment, which would cost nearly £30,000.

Yesterday (Monday), some of Chris's supporters were locked up in Port Erin police station and raised more than £1,800 towards his care.

Chris's mother Carol has been spearheading the fundraising efforts:

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