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States to have education choice

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EDUCATION is going to ask the States to back the decision of the previous Assembly on secondary education or give it a new mandate.

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Protection of the foreshore is welcomed

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COMMON and heathland protection is critically important, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds conservation manager has said, as he welcomes moves in Guernsey to offer planning protection to the foreshore for the first time.

Alderney showcases unique award event

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HE WAS back into the helicopter and waving goodbye to well-wishers by 12.30pm, but Prince Edward’s brief visit certainly left a sunny impression on Alderney.

Education committee backs all-ability schools

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EDUCATION president Paul Le Pelley faces an increasingly untenable position, after he revealed his committee would be progressing plans for an all-ability secondary education system – at odds with his own views.

‘I have not broken any rules by speaking out’

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EDUCATION vice-president Deputy Carl Meerveld has stood by his public comments over a breakdown in relationship between civil servants and politicians at the committee and insists he has not broken any rules.