States says no to scrutiny straitjacket

Laurie Queripel

‘PUTTING themselves in a straitjacket’ would be the effect of the States banning members of the Scrutiny Management Committee from serving on any other committee under major States reforms.

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Santa and reindeer land on shop

HERM is getting ready for the festive season and making the most of the mild autumn weather with free weekend shopping trips until mid-December.

Christmas market brings out the shoppers

Alderney Christmas shopping

CHRISTMAS arrived in Alderney this week with carols, market stalls, shops open late and the switch-on of its festive lights drawing shoppers into Victoria Street.

Guernseyman gets caught up in Paris terror alert


A GUERNSEYMAN arrived home to find a high-security operation under way after a suicide bomber’s vest, thought to be linked to France’s terror attacks and the most wanted man in Europe, was dumped outside his Paris doorstep.

Domestic abuse awareness award for Town deputy


MEN must stand united in their abhorrence of domestic abuse, Deputy Richard Conder has said, as he picked up a special award for raising the most funds at last year’s Walk a Mile in Their Shoes.