Tag "Beau Sejour"

Scrutiny must ask the right questions

AT LEAST two committees are under the microscope today. Policy & Resources may be giving the answers but the Scrutiny Committee is also under pressure to ask the right questions at the latest of its monthly hearings. It is not an easy task. The huge umbrella mandate of Policy & Resources heightens the danger of the two-hour question and answer session skipping lightly from one major topic to another.

Beau Sejour chicanery discredits FTP

TO RECAP: Consultants brought in to help pull the island out of its financial black hole identify opportunities to save £31m. a year through States efficiencies. As and when these ideas come to fruition, the consultants get a cut of the savings.

Stones tribute band marks 50 years

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THE music of The Rolling Stones echoed around Beau Sejour last night exactly 50 years to the day since the iconic band played in the island.

Beau Sejour flumes are coming down


HIGH maintenance costs and declining interest were the main reasons behind the flumes being removed from Beau Sejour, the Culture & Leisure minister has said.

Boxers stage great escape


IN a magnificent fightback, Guernsey came from 5-0 down to claim a draw with Hull at the Amalgamated Boys Club Open Show at Beau Sejour on Saturday night. Here are some of the images. Pictures by Adrian Miller. Full two-page coverage in today's Guernsey Press. To order pictures go to http://guernseypress.e-printphoto.co.uk/

Guernsey Press told to leave creche meeting

Jane Lavin, who attended the meeting with 10-month-old son Jamie, was among those who expressed concerns that the Guernsey Press was excluded from Saturday's consultation meeting. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1321545)

BEAU SEJOUR creche users have questioned the openness and transparency of the Culture and Leisure Department after it refused to allow the Guernsey Press to attend a consultation meeting.

Beau Sejour creche petition is removed

Paula Manning with her 16-month-old twins Harry, left, and Archie and two-year-old son Jack. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1320817)

PARENTS were outraged yesterday after the Culture and Leisure Department removed a petition to save Beau Sejour’s creche and told them to set up a Facebook page instead.