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Special tribute for tragic brothers

Jacques and Torin's bodies were found at a Bolton flat Credit: PA

A moving memorial to two brothers who were found dead at a flat in Bolton has been thought up by their father Ray Lakeman. Ray is inviting people to take a model figure – preferably from Lord of the Rings – and hide it in a special spot. A memorial service to Jacques, 20 and 19 year old Torin will be held on January 16 at Living Hope Community Church, Port St Mary in the Isle of Man where they grew up.


Isle of Man - PE teacher dies in fatal collision

Robert James Campbell aged 31 from Santon on the Isle of Man has died after an accident on Saturday on Richmond Hill, Braddan.

Mr Campbell was a P.E. teacher at St Ninian’s High School and police have been supporting his family during this difficult time. Police have also been liaising with the head teacher of St Ninian’s High School and the Department of Education.

Isle of Man: Budget cuts may mean fire redundancies

Douglas Fire Station Credit: ITV Granada

The Fire Brigades Union, Unite the Union and the Chief Fire Officer have met to discuss the potential for retained staff redundancies within the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service. The meeting concluded with all parties committing to look at all options to avoid redundancies, but the very real potential cuts to the Fire and Rescue Service budget are said to be making that very difficult.


Isle of man teenager jailed after fatal crash

14 year old Lucia Porter who died in the crash in March 2014 Credit: ITV Granada

A teenager from the Isle of Man has been jailed for three years for causing a crash that killed a 14 year old girl. 18 year old Craig Bridgewater was behind the wheel of a friend's car when it went off the road near Peel in March, killing Lucia Porter.

The car was carrying eight teenagers at the time, including two in the boot.

Lucia was sharing the front passenger seat with another friend and was thrown through the window, with the car coming to rest on top of her.

Scene of crash on the Isle of Man - March 2014 Credit: ITV Granada

Hi tech unit to help in fight against breast cancer

Construction of a new high tech breast care unit is under way in the Isle of Man. More than a million pounds has been raised by the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group to build the new facility at Noble's Hospital. Over a hundred people on the island were diagnosed with breast cancer last year. The dedicated unit will mean both screening and treatment can take place under one roof. Julie Stokes, from the support group said the unit will benefit many people.

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