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French Skipper Airlifted To Hospital
  The lone skipper of a French RIB has been airlifted to safety after reporting he was suffering a heart attack. Alderney Coastguard picked up an unclear VHS message. Jersey Costguard was able to confirm that the man had reported he was having a heart attack, and that a digital distress alert had been broadcast confirming his position. The Alderney ... Read More
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14-Aug-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Lifeboat and Air Search called to help man suffering heart attack

The Alderney RNLI all weather lifeboat was called out yesterday to help a man who was suffering a heart attack at sea. The island’s coastguard received an unclear VHF message at 9am, from a RIB about 9.5 miles north-east of Alderney. The coastguard liaised with equivalents in Guernsey and Jersey, who confirmed that the lone skipper had reported he was ... Read More

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14-Aug-2018 - Source: Island FM

Local airlines mentioned in UK league table of delays

Local airlines Blue Islands and Aurigny have made their way on to a league table of delays from UK airports. Aurigny was the 6th worst, with passengers experiencing an average wait of 20.1 minutes. Blue Islands was a bit better, tied with Ryan Air in 24th place, with an average delay of 15.6 minutes. The survey appeared in the ‘i’ ... Read More

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09-Aug-2018 - Source: Island FM

New air fare supports passengers with reduced mobility

Photo by Sam BellisAurigny has launched a new type of fare, to help people with reduced mobility. The ‘Safety Assistant’ fare scheme aims to support anyone with a disability, injury or medical condition, who isn’t able to travel safely on their own, and another adult to fly with them. The new scheme will provide ‘Safety Assistants’ with a free ticket for any ‘positioning’ ... Read More

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08-Aug-2018 - Source: Island FM

Aurigny ends Unaccompanied Minor scheme

Photo by Sam BellisAurigny is putting an end to their unaccompanied minor scheme from November. The airline say the move is down to the gradual changes and improvements made to child protection regulations over the years since the scheme was introduced. Instead an adult will have to travel with the young person to their destination, with the return journey free of charge. An ... Read More

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08-Aug-2018 - Source: Island FM

Shifted sands reveal Roman settlement in Alderney
A 'substantial' Roman population may have existed in Alderney before previously thought, experts say.

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01-Aug-2018 - Source: BBC News

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