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Victory for visually impaired after u-turn on crossings

Fri, 07 Aug 2015


Plans to introduce new controlled crossings on Douglas Promenade will be integral in ensuring the Isle of Man is seen as an inclusive society.

That's the message from the chairman of the Douglas Regeneration Committee who says he welcomes government's "change of heart". 

13 puffin and zebra crossings will now be installed after the Department of Infrastructure met with those concerned.

Concerns had been raised that scrapping the official crossings would cause difficulties for blind and visually impaired people - David Cretney says that wasn't right:

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