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Guernsey Donating To Cyclone Idai Appeal

The Overseas Aid and Development Commission in Guernsey will be donating £30,000 to an appeal responding to the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai. The appeal has been set up by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee. The money will help humanitarian charities involved and provide logistics help; shelter, safe water and sanitation, health care and food aid. Pound for pound the ... Read More

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22-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

A Clearer Understanding Of Our Guernsey/Alderney Relationship

The States of Alderney has moved to clarify understanding of the 1948 agreement at a meeting in the island. There have been talks of assessing the impact of the 1948 agreement at recent meetings of the States of Guernsey. David Griffiths, secretary of the Alderney Chamber of Commerce, said the meeting held by David Earl had helped their understanding. ‘Well ... Read More

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21-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Jonathan Le Tocq supports no-fault divorce

Following the introduction of same-sex marriage laws in the island Policy & Resources is reviewing the Matrimonial Causes Law and seeking the views of the public. New proposals could include the introduction of some form of no fault divorce. Former Chief minister, Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq, says this is a move he would support. ‘From my point of view I’m ... Read More

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20-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Le Tocq supports no-reason divorce

Following the introduction of same-sex marriage laws in the island.. Policy & Resources is reviewing the Matrimonial Causes Law and seeking the views of the public. New proposals could include the introduction of some form of no fault divorce. Former Chief minister, Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq, says this is a move he would support. ‘From my point of view I’m ... Read More

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20-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Volunteers Wanted For Kilimanjaro Trek

Action Aid is looking for local volunteers to climb Mount Kilimanjaro this summer. The seven day trek will take place in June and will raise money for a project in Tanzania that will support vulnerable women and girls. Local Action Aid vice chair Lily Pruce says volunteering for the charity and helping other people is a great experience: ‘It’s something ... Read More

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20-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Guernsey Volunteers Wanted For Action Aid Trek

Action Aid Guernsey is looking for local volunteers to climb Mount Kilimanjaro next Summer. The seven day trek will take place in June 2020 and raise money for a project in Tanzania that will support vulnerable women and girls. Local Action Aid vice chair Lily Prus says volunteering for the charity and helping other people is a great experience: ‘It’s ... Read More

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20-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Emiliano Sala plane crash: Call to investigate more flights
A series of flights around the Cardiff City striker transfer should be investigated, says aviation body.

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19-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Guernsey FC coach Steve Sharman praises character after Herne Bay draw
Guernsey FC coach Steve Sharman has praised his side after a 2-2 draw at Herne Bay despite travel problems.

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18-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

New Apprenticeship Subjects On The Way

The Guernsey Apprenticeship scheme will include three new subjects from this September. They are Adult Care, Early Years and Retail Management. The Guernsey College says they’ve been introduced to ‘as a direct response to industry needs and training requirements.’ The courses will be launched to employers on Monday 25th March. College Principal Louise Misselke says the new subjects will be ... Read More

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16-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Barclay brothers’ Sark hotel and restaurant to reopen
The hotel and restaurant closed in 2014 citing a lack of trade.

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15-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Search for missing Channel Islands sailor called off
Jersey Coastguard says an aerial search in "pretty horrendous" conditions ended after seven hours.

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14-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Search for sailor after mayday call in Channel Islands
The sailor has not been heard from in 12 hours after setting off for Guernsey from Jersey.

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14-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Guernsey school chicken 'kicked to death'
Head teacher Kim Hutchinson called it a "sad day for the whole school community".

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13-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Guernsey As A Wedding Venue

Guernsey would welcome people coming to the islands to get married according to the president of Policy & Resources. Following the updating of marriage laws in the States Deputy Gavin St Pier says wedding tourism to the island would be an interesting benefit of the changes. ‘Clearly if it means it’s much easier for people to come and take advantage ... Read More

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12-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

PWC Report Released

The PWC report in to the island’s air and sea links has been released. The 80 page document was commissioned by Policy and Resources last Spring and has been kept under wraps until now. The report reveals Guernsey is relatively well co nnected for an island of its size; however, we do perform worse than Jersey through servicing fewer destinations ... Read More

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12-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Perkins family respond to inclusion in Times list of billionaires in tax havens

The owners of Specsavers have responded to their inclusion in a Times list of billionaires who live in the Channel Islands. Doug and Mary Perkins have lived in Guernsey since before they set up the optical giant in 1984. The couple refuted their estimated wealth of one point seven billion pounds, saying they disagree with how the figure is calculated. ... Read More

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10-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Cannonball in the wall will be kept

A cannon ball, possibly from the time of the English Civil War, has been found embedded in the walls of Castle Cornet. The ball was discovered by stonemasons who were re-pointing one of the walls in the middle ward. Historians believe the ball may have been fired by parliament supporters or Roundheads in St Peter Port at royalists who occupied ... Read More

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09-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

Man jailed for ‘inciting gross indecency’ with a child

A man’s been sentenced to 10 months in prison for attempting to incite gross indecency with a child in Guernsey. 52-year-old Mike Pepperell used a dating app to sent explicit messages to who he thought was a 14-year-old boy. In a case that’s the first of its kind in the Bailiwick, Mr Pepperell’s messages were sent to Jersey-based paedophile hunter ... Read More

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09-Mar-2019 - Source: Island FM

'English Civil War cannonball' found in castle wall
It has been discovered in a Guernsey castle wall and is thought to date from the English Civil War.

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07-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

Ministers halt discussion of tax transparency bill
Some MPs had hoped to amend a bill to force greater tax openness in Britain's Crown dependencies.

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04-Mar-2019 - Source: BBC News

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