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Tributes paid to farming figure Briggs

Fri, 06 Feb 2015


Tributes are being paid to a well-known figure in the Manx farming industry.

94-year-old Harvey Briggs, who farmed in Onchan and was Captain of the Parish, died yesterday.

In 2008 he was awarded the Tynwald Honour - the Manx parliament's highest honour, for his long service to the community.

Former Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne says he was a fountain of knowledge:  

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