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Two primaries over-subscribed

Jon Buckland

PARENTS of 13 primary school beginners have been forced to send children to schools they did not choose after an over-subscription in some catchments.

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37-unit clos plans worry residents

Jolene Blampied lives opposite the proposed entrance to the planned new clos at St Martin’s. Like other residents she is concerned about the development’s effect on traffic in the area if it goes ahead. (7814874)

BUSIER roads, the loss of prime Guernsey farmland and straining local infrastructure were a few of the objections to a proposed new housing development in the heart of St Martin’s.

States votes no to GST

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GUERNSEY will not introduce a GST after deputies rejected a key plank of the tax, pensions and benefits review this afternoon.

Nurses are ‘exhausted and on their knees’

Royal College of Nursing regional officer Lindsay Meeks

‘CHRONIC’ staff shortages have left nurses ‘exhausted and on their knees’ and recruitment issues have led to ‘dangerous’ working environments, the Royal College of Nursing operational manager has claimed.