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Businessman criticises economic development plan

One of the island’s leading businessmen has been criticising the island’s Economic Development plan. Venture capitalist and former Aurigny Chairman… Jon Moulton.. was speaking at the Chamber of Commerce lunch this week and described the plan as ‘all over the place.’ Mr Moulton.. who also chairs the International Stock Exchange… says the plan has too many actions and more focus ... Read More

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20-Jun-2018 - Source: Island FM

Gatwick takes the lion’s share of Aurigny passengers

Photo by Sam BellisMore than 59% of Aurigny’s total passengers travelled on the Gatwick route last year according to figures released by Economic Development. The committee says the States-owned airline has consistently exceeded its fare targets on this route since key performance indicators were introduced in 2013. Around 320 thousand of the airlines passengers used the life-line route in 2017 compared to around ... Read More

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18-Jun-2018 - Source: Island FM

Alderney hosts first same-sex marriage
The law change was passed by the States of Alderney last year but only officially signed off on Wednesday.

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17-Jun-2018 - Source: BBC News

Medical Cannabis Growing In Alderney?

Alderney politicans will consider the option of growing medical-grade cannabis on the island. The plans have been mooted after it was discovered more than a third of the Bailiwick’s prison population have been convicted of drug related crimes. One Alderney gardener, Mike O Gorman, says it’s time to move in to the 21st Century. “We need to recognise that commercial ... Read More

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10-Jun-2018 - Source: Island FM

Guernsey, Alderney and Sark guns crushed at scrapyard
Police dispose of weapons which were among 300 items handed in during an amnesty.

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01-Jun-2018 - Source: BBC News

Local lad sworn in as police officer
A former St Anne's pupil has became a warrant officer in Guernsey Police Force.
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26-Jan-2018 - Source: Alderney Journal

New ambulance service to be launched
An Alderney taxi firm owner has bought ambulance to provide an alternative patient transport service to St John service.
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26-Jan-2018 - Source: Alderney Journal

Curtain goes up on panto
Alderney's panto is a sell-out this year - and those who bought tickets for any of its three shows won't be disappointed.
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26-Jan-2018 - Source: Alderney Journal

Super fast broadband for Alderney
Every Alderney household is to be offered superfast broadband next year - giving the Island the fastest average internet speed of all the Channel Islands.
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08-Jan-2018 - Source: Alderney Journal

Nativity charms audiences

Alderney's youngest school children charmed audiences with their Christmas nativity play this week.
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08-Jan-2018 - Source: Alderney Journal

Thousands of post WW2 documents released
Thousands of post WW2 declassified papers that make mention of Alderney have been sent to the States for analysis.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Barbara Benfield is honoured

Community champion Barbara Benfield MBE was praised as "an Island icon" in the glowing tribute to her at a vin d'honneur.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Bell ringing record set

The world record for bell ringing was smashed in Alderney on Wednesday night as 12 determined ringers rang St Anne's Church peal of bells for 16 hours.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Gannet colony features on Liar
Alderney's gannet colony guest starred in ITV's hottest new drama series this week.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

States shift position on FAB
States Members passed a motion to formally declare their neutral stance on subject of an electricity interconnector across Alderney, thereby distancing themselves from the previous administration's favourable stance on the issue.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Manche Iles Express extra visits
The Manche Iles Express ferry will make at least 18 trips from France to Alderney next year - two more arrivals than in 2017.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Same Sex Marriage moves closer
States members will this month vote on new legislation to allow same sex couples to get married in Alderney.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Farewell to the Trislanders!
Islanders have been saying farewell to Aurigny's last remaining Trislander, which flew off into the sunset on Wednesday.
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05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Performing Arts Festival lights up Alderney
05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Five man Policy and Finance would be "too divisive"
Alderney's Policy and Finance Committee, from 10 to a maximum of five, was rejected at the May States Meeting.
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05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

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