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Speeding pavement surfers worry Victoria Road residents

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VICTORIA ROAD residents have expressed fears over drivers racing up the road while mounting the pavement.

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Traffic Strategy committee.

Why Don`t you all go and live in Victoria Road and park your vehicles and instead of banging your heads together with some decent traffic solutions you can bang your vehi...

VR resident

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So where would you propose those residents of Victoria Road park their cars? Environment refuse to grant planning permission to add a parking space to our houses, but that's another story...

Mark

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Inded, you've got love a little bit of hyperbole!

Crime survey pinpoints people's idea of causes, but majority feel safe

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ALCOHOL, drugs and a lack of parental discipline have been blamed for fuelling most crime in Guernsey, according to a survey published today.

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Oh Dear

Spot on as usual. Prevention and early intervention of problems prevents misery and crime.

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Jon

What's the view like from up there? Do you feel big?

Local Dad

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I don't disagree with you Oh Dear. In many ways I'd love to see the back of the finance industry too but unless we find a viable alternative or adjust peoples lifestyle expectations dramatically I do...

Free pre-schools will cut 'crippling' childcare costs

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FREE pre-school education should help cut ‘crippling’ childcare costs, parents have said.

Dee Sharisse

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" This is not just from a learning perspective but also from a social one, to get children used to interacting and sharing with others and being part of a wider community with boundaries being instill...

Jna

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In an ideal world, islander, yes the mother's place is in the home as you said. This is not an ideal world however, and often both parents NEED to work full-time to pay mortgages, rent etc., and that...

Backing sought for £3m. loan to replace Aurigny Trislanders

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DEPUTIES will be asked to guarantee a £3m. loan for the replacement of the island’s ageing Trislander fleet.

Rees Bryant

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But the alternative is that the slump will continue and the economics will get even worse.

Say you subsidise the flights by £20 per visitor, and that brings about an increase in visitors. Each of...

Doug White

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I believe Jersey and Guernsey have separate contracts with a dedicated air ambulance operator who now conducts their evacuations to the UK. Possibly with an aircraft based in Jersey if I recall correc...

Neanderthal

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Sorry, now I’m confused.

Presumably the scenarios described took place during a period when Aurigny was ‘fully equipped’ with at least six Trislanders. If your unfortunate illness took place ...

Free pre-school for all from 2016 - Education

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EDUCATION plans to introduce universal free pre-school from 2016 under a bold new £1.9m-a-year scheme.

Thinking about leaving

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Well done States of Guernsey.

Now introduce tax breaks for ALL working families so that they can have a life and not just meet their 'exorbitant' cost of living whilst supporting two thirds of the ...

Sparts

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Martino

The wider application you speak of is all in your head. Prejudice is an unpleasant reality about yourself which you would rather not face up to therefore what you are doing in order to avoi...

The Bloke what comments here (Oh Dear)

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Martino, how is that actually prejducial? Even those who work in that industry would probably agree that it has created a larger wealth divide whilst simultaneously driving the cost of everything up. ...

Amendment seeks to force another look at vehicle safety tests

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ENVIRONMENT will have to look again at the pros and cons of having vehicle roadworthiness tests if States members agree.

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Bring in a full UK style MOT as soon as possible for everyone's safety. How can we condone people driving around with unsafe noisy and polluting vehicles.

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This is only one of 8 ? amendments,so it won't be too much of a gamble to bet that this debate is heading towards total chaos

Deputy Soulsby is playing her sensible card by suggesting that inflatio...

A.J.

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some one drove out of a side lane into my wife's car Luckely with no personal injury to her or my children who were with her at the time. His old Morris Minor's brakes had failed because it was his 's...

You're too pregnant to fly, says Aurigny

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AURIGNY has defended the actions of its cabin crew who ordered a crying, pregnant woman and her 10-year-old son off one of its planes.

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I fly 2 days later with my doctors note which i shall be uploaded,confirming i m 27 wks pregnant!

melissa saban

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It was bad enough being thrown off of the flight without now being called a liar!!!!Why would i say i was 30 wks when i m not ????

Both the air stewardess and pilot (whom are the only 2 people i spok...

Mike

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The question to ask is how did she get from Stansted to have her photo taken at Guernsey Airport!

New town centre manager defends his post

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CRITICS do not realise how much work goes in to organising events like the Town Carnival, the new town centre manager has said in defence of his appointment.

Dave Haslam

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This story is Hilarious coming the same day as the Dandelion Project!!

Ted

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Doesn't Mr H have a bit of form in the sinecure department?

Local Dad

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The reality is parish politics largely goes on under the radar of most people. The facts speak for themselves - at the recent parish election only 470 people bothered to vote - that's 4.6% according ...

Football betting ban will apply to Guernsey FC too

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GUERNSEY FC players will be subject to a worldwide betting ban from next season if a proposal is approved by FA shareholders.

Andy

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My understanding is that it will apply to ANY match - which seems to be confirmed by the first sentance above the picture.

Not quite sure how GFC players are expected to have any influence on the P...

milly

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i bet they will.

bart

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At "on the beach" - Very little, why would they?

Two awarded college places in error by 11-plus bungle

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TWO Year 6 pupils have wrongly been told that they have places at the colleges after Education made major blunders in the allocation of 11-plus scholarships, it has been revealed.

Stephen John

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Anyone had any response from any deputy on this issue?

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Grylsryn

I don't know where you have got the idea that everyone would benefit from a college education.

This discussion is about whether the States should honour its offer of a college place to...

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grylsryn

"the colleges always have enough room as long as you can pay"

I don't think this is true, but I could be wrong, I suspect they are required to limit their class sizes and I believe the...