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Skatepark decision tonight

A ten year campaign for a skateboard park in Onchan may come to a successful end tonight.

Commissioners have agreed to look at a 600 name petition calling for a skatepark on playing fields in the village - local youngsters have collected the signatures themselves.

Funds for the scheme were agreed long ago - but the board has yet to vote on making it a reality.

Tonight youngsters with their skateboards will once again lobby the commissioners meeting.

Annette Murphy whose sons enjoy the sport, says a skatepark is a basic facility which would be well-used:

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