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Guernsey FC: 1-1 draw with Hastings United extends winless run to 13 matches
Guernsey FC's record winless run extends to 13 games after a 1-1 draw with Hastings United at Footes Lane.

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24-Feb-2018 - Source: BBC News

New Opportunity For Local Artists

A new website is hoping to promote local artists and exhibitions. The Local Art Scene displays artists, art galleries, suppliers, exhibitions and events in towns and cities across the UK, and Guernsey has recently been added to its growing list of local scenes. The website allows those interested in buying art and visiting exhibitions to search by individual places, to ... Read More

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23-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Alderney Week Theme Announced

The theme for this year’s Alderney Week has been announced. The event’s 70th anniversary will be marked with a ‘Myths and Legends’ theme, which aims to celebrate ’70 Legendary Years of Alderney Week’. The week will take inspiration from the myths and legends of time gone by, including King Arthur, mermaids, unicorns and Robin Hood, as well as legends of ... Read More

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23-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Oxfam Will Have No New Funding From Guernsey

Guernsey’s Overseas Aid and Development Commission has been in contact with Oxfam, following recent allegations of sexual exploitation by some Oxfam aid workers in Haiti, in 2010. Last week, the charity announced that it would not bid for any new funding from the UK Government, until the Department for International Development was satisfied that it could meet the requisite standards. ... Read More

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23-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Rally in the Higher Parishes on Saturday

The higher parishes of Guernsey will be hosting the 2018 Resolution IT Guernsey Rally on Saturday. The first vehicles will be setting off for the initial stages at 9.45 am, and the last vehicle is expected back at 8.30pm later in the day. In total there are 16 stages spanning 16 miles with the prizes handed out at a special ... Read More

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22-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Brexit Uncertainty Could Promote Business in the Bailiwick

Funds based in Guernsey could see a burst of activity before Brexit. Managers of funds in the island will be preparing for any uncertainty in the process as the UK gets set to leave the European Union next year. It has been suggested the lack of clarity that surrounds the UK’s regulatory position could see managers look to launch new ... Read More

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22-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Online Petition For ‘Cheaper Flights’

An online petition is asking for cheaper flights to and from the island, and now has more than 2,500 signatures. It was set up by Ryan Sullivan, a local student who is currently at university in the UK. The petition is demanding a response from deputies about the price of flights with Aurigny, which is owned by the States of ... Read More

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22-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Glamping Site Approved In Guernsey

Plans for a glamping site in Guernsey have been approved. The Planning Authority approved the application yesterday, which asks for a change of use of agricultural land to camp site. It is understood the site will have 6 glamping units, a swimming pool and a services block and car parking, at La Jaoniere Es Rocques, Rue Des Paysans Au Val, ... Read More

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22-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Another ‘Wasted Day’ For Sarah Groves Murder Trial

It has been yet another wasted day in court for the Sarah Groves murder trial. This morning’s hearing was the 111th since the young Guernseywoman’s murder in Kashmir in 2013. Once again, we are told there was a lack of witnesses and professional ineptitude. Sub-Inspector Kuldeep Koul failed to attend the court, meaning his cross-examination could not be completed. The ... Read More

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21-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Guernsey Harbourmaster Should Stick To ‘Guernsey Matters’

The Jersey Lifeboat Association is suggesting Guernsey’s Harbourmaster concentrates on ‘Guernsey matters’, rather than getting involved in Jersey’s political issues. Chad Murray has been chosen as an ‘independent’ party, to investigate a fallout between the former St Helier lifeboat crew and the RNLI last year, which resulted in the lifeboat station closing and the boat being taken back to the ... Read More

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21-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Beau Sejour to Host Special Screenings of Guernsey

Guernsey will be hosting not one but two special gala events to celebrate the adaptation of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society for the silver screen. Beau Sejour will be rolling out the red carpet on the 12th of April for a black-tie reception and gala screening of Guernsey – which Mary Ann Shaffer’s daughter, Liz Froneberger, is ... Read More

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21-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

2017 Was A ‘Strong’ Year For Locate Guernsey

2017 has been described as a ‘strong’ year by Locate Guernsey. The States agency which promotes the island as a place to live and work, says more businesses and high net worth people have been assisted in moving to the island. We are told 24 re-locations took place last year, with Locate Guernsey’s help. These were made up of nine ... Read More

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20-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Charter 2018 – Not The Start Of Party Politics

Eleven of Guernsey’s deputies have signed a document, called ‘Charter 2018’, agreeing to work together. Peter Ferbrache, Andre Dudley-Owen, Neil Inder, Marc Leadbeater, Paul Le Pelley, Carl Meerveld, Jan Kuttlewascher, Joe Mooney, Mary Lowe, Robert Prow and Barry Paint have signed the document. The group is aiming to unite around what it’s calling a ‘set of political principles that define ... Read More

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20-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Vale Road Opening Delayed As Works Continue

Guernsey Water says phase two and three of its £3 million investment to improve drainage around St Sampson Harbour is progressing well. This has included replacing 235 metres of the existing sewer along Vale Road, increasing its size and storage capacity to prevent flooding, and building and upgrading gravity sewers around Summerfield Road and La Hure Mare.   This work ... Read More

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20-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Officers Sharpen Awareness On Cryptocurrencies

Staff within Bailiwick Law Enforcement have been learning more about Cryptocurrencies. Two experts in Cybercrime, from the Netherlands, were in Guernsey recently, to sharpen the officers’ awareness of Cryptocurrencies. Cybercrime Investigator Maarten Van Barneveld of the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service, and Public Prosecutor Maarten van der Zwan have been giving a series of masterclasses to officers from Guernsey’s ... Read More

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20-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Guernsey FC: 12-game record winless run not concerning boss Tony Vance
Guernsey FC boss Tony Vance says not worried about the side's record winless run after a 2-2 draw at VCD Athletic.

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19-Feb-2018 - Source: BBC News

Proposed Changes To Weights And Measures Law

A public consultation is being held, on Guernsey Trading Standard’s proposed changes to weights and measure legislation in the Bailiwick. We are told, the proposed changes would enable businesses in the islands to compete on a level playing field with those in the UK and Europe, by bringing them into line with the other jurisdictions. The proposed changes include the ... Read More

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19-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Skipton Swimarathon Looks To Support Local Project

The organisers of the Skipton Swimarathon are looking for charitable causes in the Bailiwick, that are in need of support this year. The Guernsey Round Table and Lions Club of Guernsey want to find a new project for 2018, that will benefit people in Guernsey for years to come. The committee chooses a local charitable project to raise money for ... Read More

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18-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

New Charity Keeps Us Smiling For Georgie

A charity has been established, in memory of a young Guernseywoman. Georgie Le Prevost died tragically in a car accident last year, in the island. The Smile for Georgie Foundation is hoping to make a difference to the Guernsey community, by carrying out small acts of kindness. Georgie’s father, Andre Le Prevost, says his wife, Jenny, and daughter, Annie, were ... Read More

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18-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

Air Scouts And Air Cadets ‘Fly Around The World’

Some local Air Scouts and Air Cadets are attempting to fly around the world today, to raise money for a trip. The team will be using an MS Flight Simulator to fly a Mig 29, and they will take it in turn to fly from airport to airport. They are aiming to complete the trip in less than 14 hours, ... Read More

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17-Feb-2018 - Source: Island FM

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