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Water supplies a success

LAST week saw the official opening of the final piece of a massive £35m. project by Guernsey Water. The Belle Greve Wastewater Centre represents not only an historic landmark investment for the infrastructure of the island but a major, ground-breaking feat of local civil engineering. 

Nick Mann

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States policies subject to fraught money wrangle


With the Treasury department effectively saying no to any new funding requests in an attempt to balance the books, and likely to continue with that stance through to the end of the political term, States members have been left in the unenviable position of putting favourable proposals on the back burner

Peter Roffey

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Island-wide voting a very real addiction for States


Far from seeing an island-wide voting requete as imperative for here and now, Nick Mann believes the perennial voting debate that will be investigated again in the next Assembly should be put on the shelf until then so the States can get to grips with more pressing matters in the run-up to next year’s election

Rob Batiste

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Letters from Emile

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Carried away by the UK

Peewee cartoon for Emile about paying for carrier bags.

A trip to Town has irked Neil Ross’s Emile, who discovered that UK chains are forcing their carrier bag fees on islanders. And as he explains to his cousin, it’s not the only aspect of Guernsey life that’s influenced by the mainland. Sunday trading has now been voted in, but there are lots of resulting issues that haven’t been thought through...