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Nick Mann

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Roll up for election time


The opening today of the electoral roll is the first step in the process that will culminate in the general election next April. But before that is a by-election for St Peter Port North, and anyone who wants to vote in that will have to make sure they get their name on the roll soon. Nick Mann wonders how many will do so, given the district’s poor turnout in the past

Peter Roffey

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Why make things easy?

The controversial road layout at the Quay has taken up a disproportionate amount of States departments’ time, and it was not an issue that Peter Roffey feels should have ended up involving the top brass. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 10284836)

Peter Roffey has plenty of sympathy for the States’ workload – until they choose to take the most difficult route. Here he examines three instances where their choice of path caused unnecessary problems

Rob Batiste

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Letters from Emile

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The black and the white of dredging all over

Emile cartoon July

Back-patting, pontoons and an eye-popping ‘poo pipe’ – plus a bit of hobnobbing. Neil Ross’ Emile has plenty to tell his cousin Eugene this month – and some of it, he reckons, takes the biscuit