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UPDATE: Missing aircraft search suspended until morning

The search for an aeroplane that went missing off Alderney last night has been called off until the morning. It’s been confirmed Premier League player Emiliano Sala was on board. Cardiff City Football Club signed the Argentine on Saturday for £15 million. The club were unable to make contact with the player this morning. Bluebirds chairman, Mehmet Dalman, said the ... Read More

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Elizabeth College expansion plans approved

Elizabeth College’s plans to expand into Canada Court have been approved. The building is currently occupied by the Royal Bank of Canada, which will soon move to Dorey Court at Admiral Park. Initial plans for the expanded site include an enhanced library, a bigger Sixth Form Centre, year group bases, specialist classrooms and a theatre. It’s understood the new space ... Read More

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

UPDATE: Premier League footballer believed to be on missing aircraft

It’s believed Premier League player Emilano Sala was on board the aeroplane that went missing off Alderney last night. Cardiff City Football Club signed the Argentine on Saturday for £15 million. The club were unable to make contact with the player this morning. Channel Islands Air Search resumed the search this morning just before 0800. They have been joined by ... Read More

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Emiliano Sala: Fears Cardiff player on crashed plane
It is feared Argentine striker Emiliano Sala was on a flight which disappeared off Guernsey.

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: BBC News

UPDATE: Search for missing plane back underway

Channel Islands Air Search have resumed the search for a missing aeroplane. The Piper Malibu disappeared from radar screens at around 2030 last night. It was carrying two people on a journey from Nantes to Cardiff when it lost contact. Two helicopters from HM Coastguard were sent to assist Channel Islands Air Search, and the Guernsey and Alderney lifeboats in ... Read More

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Alderney missing plane: Air and sea search continuing
The Piper Malibu with two people on board is reported to have lost contact near the Casquets lighthouse.

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: BBC News

Search for light aircraft stood down

The search for a light aircraft that went missing near Alderney last night has been stood down. Two helicopters from HM Coastguard were sent to assist the Guernsey and Alderney lifeboats in the search which continued in to the early hours of this morning. The Piper Malibu was travelling from Nantes in France to Cardiff. The aircraft, which had two ... Read More

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22-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Alderney air and sea search for missing plane
The Piper Malibu with two people on board is reported to have lost contact near the Casquets lighthouse.

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21-Jan-2019 - Source: BBC News

VisitGuernsey get the nod for two awards

VisitGuernsey has been shortlisted for two National Travel Marketing Awards. The organisation has been listed in categories for the Best Strategic PR Campaign and the Best Microsite, following its work to capitalise on the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Film. Winners will be announced on the 11th March at a ceremony at the London Hilton.

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20-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

100 rubbish bags collected on CI beaches

Lots of islanders took to our beaches last weekend, picking up about 100 bags full of rubbish. Hundreds of volunteers gave up their time to clean twelve beaches across the Channel Islands. As well as picking up general rubbish and a total of 153 plastic bottles, they also came across some more unusual items including a cat scratching post, a ... Read More

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19-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Baby died after 'ineffective intubation', inquest hears
Baby Jack died 14 hours after he was born at Guernsey's maternity ward, an inquest hears.

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18-Jan-2019 - Source: BBC News

‘Gig for Ged’ raises money for Guernsey Mind

A host of Guernsey musicians are joining together as part of a special concert in memory of saxophonist and businessman Ged Kelly, who took his own life last year. The event will take place on Friday 22nd February at Beau Sejour and all proceeds will go to Guernsey Mind. Harry Dean Jnr & The New Breed will top the bill ... Read More

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18-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Deputy launches #100WaysGsy project

A Guernsey Deputy is looking to get more islanders involved in local politics. Deputy Emilie Yerby has launched a social media campaign called ‘100 Ways to Make a Difference in Guernsey’ and aims to post ideas each week on how you could help improve our community. It’s understood the suggestions will range from getting involved with politics to volunteering for ... Read More

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18-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Sark bookings up after ‘electricity debacle’

Sark’s recent appearance in national news seems to have given the island’s tourism industry a boost. Sark Electricity made the news after it threatened to cut the power following a disagreement with the island’s government. Paul Armorgie, from Stocks hotel, says the publicity proved to be good for business: ‘The whole electricity debacle before Christmas gave Sark a very high ... Read More

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17-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Concerns raised over flytipping

There are concerns that both domestic and commercial flytipping could be on the increase. A number of incidents of illegal dumping have been reported recently and there are fears it could get worse when the new ‘pay as you throw’ charges are introduced next month. Senior Constable for St Sampsons, Deputy Paul Le Pelley, says there will be help available: ... Read More

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17-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

47th Guernsey International Air Rally to be held June 7 - 9 - Pilot Magazine
47th Guernsey International Air Rally to be held June 7 - 9  Pilot Magazine
The Guernsey Aero Club will be holding its 47th Guernsey Air Rally on 7, 8 & 9th June and applications to be involved are now live.
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16-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Brexit planning costing millions – Gavin St Pier

Preparing Guernsey for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is costing the island ‘millions’ according to Gavin St Pier. Speaking to Island FM earlier today, the president of Policy and Resources said, while he didn’t have the exact figure to hand, it was in to the seven figure realm. ‘It is a number that we are tracking and ... Read More

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16-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

New States Leadership Team announced

The States’ new Strategic Leadership Team will be made up of six members rather than the current thirteen, as part of the civil service restructure. States Chief Executive, Paul Whitfield, announced plans to fundamentally redesign the service last year, starting with the most senior civil servants. It’s hoped the new structure of the team will join up services, giving leaders ... Read More

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16-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Black bag waste stickers on sale

Stickers for black bag waste go on sale today in local shops, as part of Guernsey’s new waste system. From 3rd February we will be required to put a sticker on each black sack we put out for collection. You can choose to buy either a £1.40 sticker for bags of up to 50 litres capacity, or a £2.50 sticker ... Read More

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16-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

Committees to look at local housing needs

The Committees for Environment and Infrastructure and Employment and Social Security are working together to look at housing needs in Guernsey. ESS will focus on social housing, while E&I will concentrate on private housing. President of Environment and Infrastructure, Deputy Barry Brehaut, says housing has been ‘overlooked’: ‘We’ll be producing a housing States report, probably in the first quarter, that ... Read More

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15-Jan-2019 - Source: Island FM

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