Leaner States to be proposed

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A SUBSTANTIAL reduction in the number of deputies and States departments will be proposed in a policy letter to go before the States in July, the vice-chairman of the States Review Committee has said.

Islanders among 8,000 at Queen’s garden party

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A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME opportunity that they will never forget – Guernsey’s chief minister and fellow islanders got the royal seal of approval as they attended one of the Queen’s prestigious garden parties.

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Chelsea Flower Show in pictures today

Picture By Peter Frankland. 18-05-15 RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015.

MORE than 1,000 photographers applied for permits. Only a fraction made it through the gates. But, as his video and pictures show, persistence, and a helping hand from seasoned show man and Guernsey Press correspondent Bruce Parker, paid off for our picture editor Peter Frankland who spent Monday at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

‘Focus on La Mare’ say headteachers


THE local branch of the National Association of Headteachers has become increasingly concerned that decisions regarding the rebuilding of La Mare de Carteret and secondary school provision are being played out seemingly without regard of the impact to the pupils or parents within these schools, or the primary schools which feed them.

Liberate welcomes plans for adoption law equality

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A STRONG understanding of family values exists within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the chairman of Liberate said yesterday, as the campaign group threw its weight behind plans to bring equality to adoption rights.

Cruise coaches moved to Albert Pier


COACHES will pick up cruise line passengers from Albert Pier after the States decided to change its new arrangements just weeks into the new season.