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Manx Wildlife Trust stripped of £15,000 grant

The Manx Wildlife Trust has become the latest casualty of government cut backs.

The trust has been stripped of £15,000 from the Department of Education and Children. 

This money formed part of its annual grant which went towards employing an education officer. 

As a quick fix solution the Manx Wildlife Trust will have to start charging schools for the educational service - a measure which it anticipates will bring about a decline in uptake.

Director Duncan Bridges says children stand to lose as a consequence of the decision:


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