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Video shows 'lack of pride' in the Isle of Man says historian

Charles Guard calls for action after 'being ignored for years'

The producer of a video, showing the poor state of some of the Island's landmarks, says his shots prove there's a 'lack of pride' in the Isle of Man.

Historian Charles Guard's footage focuses on broken barriers along Marine Drive, weeds, traffic cones, and rusting railings on Douglas promenade - and a rotting Laxey Wheel.

Recently, Garff MHK Daphne Caine said the Island didn't look ready to welcome visitors.

Having spent many years capturing the best of the Island and championing its heritage Mr Guard says he agrees and couldn't ignore what he sees as a state of decline: 

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