Evening Times

He Doug deep for towns

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A MAN left £220,000 in his will to towns across the world that share his surname.

Solicitors acting on behalf of Eric Gordon Douglas, from Edinburgh, sent a cheque for £10,887.73 to Douglas Borough Council on the Isle of Man as part of the bequest.

But the council for the island’s capital appealed for more informatio­n on Mr Douglas in order to recognise him for his “unusual” donation.

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