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TV a 'lifeline' for older population as consultation closes

Live at Home CEO says resource was essential during lockdown

Television has been a key source of information and companionship for older people on the Isle of Man, especially over the coronavirus lockdown.

That's from the charity Live at Home, which aims to tackle loneliness and isolation among the Island's older population.

It's as a consultation on TV licences for over-75s here and in the channel islands, is coming to a close tomorrow (10 September).

CEO Jackie Bridson says access to television is more important than some people may realise:

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