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On the front page of this week’s Manx Independent, we report on the continuing surge in costs at the Liverpool ferry terminal, which the Manx taxpayer is funding.

Part of the blame is Adolf Hitler.

Also this week:

The Department of Infrastructure misnamed one of Douglas’s walks on a granite sign.

We are looking for candidates for a nature writing competition.

Royal author Lady Colin Campbell tells us why she loves the Isle of Man.

After the planning committee rejects plans for a sewer near Peel, Manx Utilities is asking for ideas on where it should build one.

Douglas’s Yvette Naidoo appeared in court after driving to McDonald’s while nearing three times the alcohol limit.

Ian Christopher Kirk will face trial after denying violating Covid-19 restrictions by staging an illegal gathering on Laxey Beach.

Jules Hobbs, who runs a holistic health business, asks people to be more aware of the feelings of others during this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

An elderly woman who read an article published in the Manx Independent a few weeks ago said that without reading it she would have suffered in silence.

Roofer Jason Cain, who supplied cocaine to a friend and then hid more of the drugs in a pub pool table, has been punished in court.

In Island Life, our leisure and fun section, we report on Joe Locke, a young manx actor who has a role in a Netflix production.

A work created by an international artist, Kevin Atherton, born and raised on the Isle of Man, has been on display at the Manx Museum. We have a special photo.

And Raz McVeighty, a man well known in the island’s pub and band scene, appears at a special event to launch a beer made in his honor.

Second-year junior Tyler Hannay made an incredible and record-breaking start to the local road cycling season at Ballaugh. It is presented on the last page.

There’s also a lot more sports, lots of community news, a page from your letters, Pullyman’s column, our new puzzle pages, and a seven-day TV guide.

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