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Territorial Waters Expanded Today

The Bailiwick takes control today of the territorial waters surrounding the islands out to 12 nautical miles. Deputy Al Brouard from Policy & Resources says it is another key moment in Guernsey being seen as an independent jurisdiction on the world stage: He says it is still important to be a good neighbour to France: The extension also include Alderney ... Read More

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23-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Change In Cannabis Law

The states have approved a change in the legalisation of cannabis. Prescriptions for medicinal cannabis are now allowed. Specialist are now for the first time allowed to prescribe herbal cannabis for medicinal use in Guernsey. The Committee for Health & Social Care have said this is an important step in the modernisation of the legalising of the drug. It is ... Read More

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22-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Child sex crimes rise in Guernsey

An investigation by the NSPCC has found the number of sex crimes against children in Guernsey has risen in the last year. Guernsey Police recorded 53 such crimes between the first of April last year and the 31st of March this year. This is in comparison to 35 offences in the same period a year prior. In Jersey the number ... Read More

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20-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Guernsey’s New Schools Have Been Named

The new school and its two colleges have been named by Education, Sport, and Culture. The new school will be called Lisia School, while its two colleges will be Victor Hugo and De Saumarez. The Victor Hugo College will be on the Baubigny site, while De Saumarez will be found at Beaucamps. Education say Lisia is the oldest recorded name ... Read More

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19-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Lisia School: New names revealed for secondary school sites
Guernsey's new secondary school, spread over two sites, will be called Lisia School.
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18-Jul-2019 - Source: BBC News

New school, new name, new uniform

Education, Sport, and Culture have announced the name of the new school, its colleges, and its uniform. Lisia School will be the overarching entity, while its two colleges will be Victor Hugo and De Saumarez. Lisia is believed to be the name given to the island by the Romans around 2,000 years ago. Deputy Matt Fallaize, president of ESC, said ... Read More

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18-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

DAB application submitted to Ofcom

An application to launch a Digital Radio transmitter in the Channel Islands has been submitted in a joint bid by Tindle CI Broadcasting – the company which owns Island FM and Channel 103 in Jersey – and Folder Media. The DAB proposals were submitted this week to Ofcom. It promises to bring UK stations like Virgin Radio, TalkSport, and TalkRadio ... Read More

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18-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Applications in for Channel Islands DAB radio multiplex - Radio Today
Applications in for Channel Islands DAB radio multiplex  Radio Today
Ofcom has received a number of applications to run a DAB digital radio multiplex covering the Channel Islands. RadioToday is aware of at least three ...
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18-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Two Cliff Callouts Yesterday

St John and the new inshore lifeboat helped a paraglider who landed at the bottom of the cliffs in St Pierre du Bois. The incident happened at 4pm yesterday and required Guernsey Police, the RNLI and Guernsey Coastguard to congregate near the Mont Herault Watchtower – the injured man was too difficult to get to from the land so was ... Read More

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18-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Entire Bailiwick's territorial waters quadruple
The States said the extension would bring necessary "clarity" amid the UK's intention to withdraw from European fishing rules.
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17-Jul-2019 - Source: BBC News

Former Home Affairs deputies open fire on controversial report

Two deputies who stood down from the Home Affairs committee in the wake of a critical report have responded robustly in the States. Deputies Richard Graham (Castel) and Rob Prow (South East) both stood down following the publication of Professor Catherine Staite’s findings last month. Speaking in the States earlier, Deputy Graham took issue with the contents of its first ... Read More

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17-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Sark Medal returned to Guernsey museum after nearly 50 years
The silver Sark Medal was recorded as being stolen from a museum in Guernsey in 1970.
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16-Jul-2019 - Source: BBC News

Guernsey Signatory Of Prevention Concordat For Better Mental Health

Deputy Heidi Soulsby says being a signatory of the Concordat for Better Mental Health is a marker for improvements in the island’s mental health provision. The island has signed up to the pact which means we will have to demonstrate exactly how we are improving the community’s mental health.  “The commitment to promoting better mental health within the Bailiwick is ... Read More

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16-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Concern Over Child Obesity Levels

The number of children who are overweight or obese remains a concern for the island’s health officials. A new report has found that 17% of children in Year One are overweight or obese, while 29% of children in Year 5 have the same status. “The causes of obesity and overweight are really complex, so it’s a range of factors that ... Read More

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14-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

New Inshore Lifeboat For Guernsey

A new inshore lifeboat is now operating in Guernsey. The Elizabeth and Margaret Milligan B-class Atlantic lifeboat will join the Spirit of Guernsey in the harbour for a two-year trial period. Lifeboat Operations Manager Chris Harvey said that ‘getting a new lifeboat is no easy task’ and that ‘there have been a lot of challenges along the way. Training the ... Read More

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13-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Top Four Finish For Guernsey At Island Games

Guernsey’s finished fourth at this year’s Island Games in Gibraltar. The islanders picked up 19 gold, 37 silver and 31 gold medals over the week-long competition. Sark picked up one Silver medal in the Shooting, while there were none for Alderney. At last night’s closing ceremony, hosting duties were officially handed over to the Bailiwick – where the next Island ... Read More

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13-Jul-2019 - Source: Island FM

Emiliano Sala: Pair in court over post-mortem CCTV access
They are accused of accessing images of the footballer Emiliano Sala in a mortuary.
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10-Jul-2019 - Source: BBC News

Funding request for new Guernsey education model released
The Education Committee requests £157m for transforming Guernsey's secondary education system.
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01-Jul-2019 - Source: BBC News

Secret company registers in Crown Dependencies to be made public
The UK's Crown Dependencies have set out a timetable to open up on company ownership.
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19-Jun-2019 - Source: BBC News

Second EEO Audit Letters Dispatched At Random To Radio - Radio & Television Business Report
Second EEO Audit Letters Dispatched At Random To Radio  Radio & Television Business Report
On Thursday, the FCC's Enforcement Bureau sent its second group of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) audit letters for 2019 to randomly selected radio ...
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18-Jun-2019 - Source: Island FM

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