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Ramsey lighthouses safe for a century

DoI says it's worth the £100,000

The Department of Infrastructure says replacing Ramsey's two lighthouses won't be a 'quick or cheap' fix - but investing now will secure them for a century.

The 'pepperpot' structures, which are in a state of disrepair, are being torn down and rebuilt almost entirely over the next six months.

It's set to cost the taxpayer £100,000.

But Tim Cowin from the DoI says it's a justifiable expense:

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