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Astronomical observatory open today

La Societe Guernesiaise’s Astronomical Observatory in St Peters is holding an open morning today, when visitors can examine the sun. We’re told that looking at the sun with most instruments can be very dangerous but the observatory telescopes are equipped with special filters, enabling safe solar observation. There is also a ‘heliostat’ for projecting an image of the Sun onto ... Read More

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28-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Rock to Rocque cycle ride today

The 25th annual Rock to Rocque cycle ride takes place today. The family event has a range of different start points, and all cyclists will finish at North Beach later on today, to collect their medals. The finish point will be manned until at least 3, and money raised will go to support Les Bourgs Hospice.

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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Herm hosts comedy gig next month

There’s to be a comedy event on Herm this summer. Organised by House Events and sponsored by JT “Comedy on Herm” will take place at the Mermaid Tavern on Friday 22 June. Two well-known UK comedians … Hal Cruttenden and Joe Rowntree … will make their Channel Islands debut at the event. Tickets are available in JT’s High Street store.

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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

A toe-tapping night - Times of Malta

Times of Malta

A toe-tapping night
Times of Malta
Another successful outing for musical theatre fans across the island, FM Theatre continue to provide crowd-pleasing entertainment extravaganzas. Even for someone whose maximum ABBA saturation hits its limit at one round of Gimme Gimme Gimme after a ...


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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

St Saviour’s Women’s Institute to raise money with events

You can go along to an Afternoon Tea and Quilt Draw to raise money for the St Saviours Women’s Institute, next week. Members have spent months making what’s known as a ‘friendship quilt’, which will be raffled at the event. President of the organisation, Sharon Williams, explains more. ‘This is a fundraiser for the year, we need to make sure ... Read More

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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

‘Bus Walk Bus’ Event Takes Place Today

A new event called ‘Bus Walk Bus’ has been set up by Living Streets and the Bus Users Guernsey, and will take place today. It aims to promote bus use and walking, and the idea is people will catch the bus to the starting point of a walk, before taking the bus home. We’re told it’ll help people relax in ... Read More

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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Police Investigating Spate Of Burglaries

Three separate burglaries were committed in the early hours of Thursday and Friday, which Guernsey Police believe are linked. The Kiln Restaurant at Oatlands was broken into at around 3am on Thursday, with a cash till ripped out and £100 stolen. At around 3:30am the following day, a can of Coke was taken after a break-in at the Cobo Tearooms. ... Read More

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27-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Race for Life Takes Place Today

Ladies in Guernsey will be joining together today, to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The Race for Life is due to kick off at 11, and women will either walk, jog or run the 5k or 10k course. Spectators are welcome to have a stroll round the stalls providing entertainment and refreshments, while supporting those taking part.

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26-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Normandie Markets in town for the weekend

The Normandie Market is returning to town for the bank holiday weekend. You can go and visit the fourteen stalls, which will be open on North Beach between 9am and 5.30pm until Monday. Executive Officer of the Town Centre Partnership, Jack Honeybill, there’ll be lots to see. ‘People like to see the cheese man, and the pancake man, and the ... Read More

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26-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Sail a yacht with Alderney Sailing Club today

The Alderney Sailing Club is inviting the local community to have a go at sailing keel boats or yachts, today. It’s all part of the Royal Yachting Association’s ‘Push the Boat Out’ initiative, which aims to encourge more people to take up the sport. Vice Commodore, Boyd Kelly, says it’ll be a great event. ‘This time, instead of it being ... Read More

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26-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Jersey

Jersey Police have confirmed the body found at Le Pulec last week is that of missing 37-year-old Zsuzsanna Besenyei. Their investigation into her ‘unexplained death’ is now being treated as a murder. A 54-year-old man, who was known to the victim, was arrested in St Helier this morning. The investigation is still ongoing, and Police are still looking for information. ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Aurigny organise aircraft pull for charity

Aurigny will be holding a charity aircraft pull as part of its 50th birthday celebrations. Entrants will have to be feeling strong to pull a thirteen and a half ton ATR 72 across the ramp at Guernsey Airport. Channel Islands Air Search and Friends of Sri Lanka will be the main benefactors of the event. Teams of 10 are invited ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Car Park Car Selling Could Become Offence

It could soon be an offence to try to sell your car from a coastal car park if the States agree to new legislation. The Committee for the Environment and Infrastructure want to make it an offence to park vehicles marketed for sale in public car parks. Temporary signs put up at Vazon and Cobo did reduce the number of ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

IoD Responds to Economic Development Strategy

The Guernsey branch of the Institute of Directors has come out in support of the island’s new Economic Development Strategy. The IoD say it is pleased to see the State’s commitment to invest 3% of GDP into infrastructure, and the recognition that Guernsey needs to increase the number of economic actively people on the island. Their media statement says the ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Are You Wearing Your Butterfly For Face Equality Day?

Some local people will be wandering around with butterflies on their faces today, in support of Face Equality Day. Organised by the charity Changing Faces, the day aims to promote equality for people with visible disfigurement. Founder of the organisation, James Partridge, explains what it’s all about: ‘It is designed to celebrate the experience of having a facial or other ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Myths Spread On Data Protection Law

The new Bailiwick Data Protection Law comes into effect today, and we’re being advised to be wary of misinformation and myths. The General Data Protection Regulation also comes into force across the European Union today, which will extend the rights of individuals and provide them with greater control over their personal information. Emma Martins, Guernsey’s Data Protection Commissioner, believes the ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Permission granted for indoor riding centre

Planning permission for the proposed indoor riding facility and sand school in Fort Road has been granted. Members of the Development and Planning Authority heard arguments for and against at yesterday’s open planning meeting, and followed this by visiting the site before reaching its decision. We’re told the approval is subject to a number of conditions intended to mitigate any ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Specsavers welcome local dignitaries

Specsavers has made a multi-million pound investment in its premises at La Villiaze. It is also publishing its first Community Report today… which focuses on the business’s activities in Guernsey… and will be opening its doors to the Lieutenant-Governor, the Bailiff, and more than 35 States deputies. Specsavers co-founder Doug Perkins, says the refurbishment demonstrates the company’s commitment to Guernsey ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Cruise passengers to be serenaded

The Town Centre Partnership is working with BATIF Foreign Exchange again this year, to welcome cruise ship passengers to the island. The sponsorship means the organisation can pay musicians to provide live music, for three hours a day for visitors from larger ships. Executive Officer of the Town Centre Partnership, Jack Honeybill, says he’s pleased with the result. ‘We had ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

Scrutiny Management Committee to hold public meeting

The Scrutiny Management Committee is holding a public hearing with the Committee for Health and Social Care, today. This is part of the Committee’s new series of public hearings on the subject of transformation of public services. It’s a formal parliamentary proceeding, meaning members of the public are welcome to attend, but won’t be able to ask questions or make ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Island FM

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