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Tynwald gives pitches green light

Tynwald has approved funding for the construction of new sports pitches on the outskirts of Douglas.

A sum of £1.9 million will be spent on the facilities at Ballafletcher in Braddan, and they will be used by Corinthians and Douglas Royal football clubs, and Vagabonds rugby club.

Vice president of Vagabonds Allan Thompson says there will be a number of pitches (play attached audio file):

(Picture: The Tynwald chamber).

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