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Hands free on the great strategy

WHEN a tanned and relaxed Environment minister saunters back into the world of work some time next month, he will have a scant week to get up to speed on the reaction to his long-awaited road transport strategy. And if the mood music from Frossard House and elsewhere is any guide, it will not be favourable.

‘Once in...’ coming all the sooner

AS GUERNSEY cleans up after the big tides and gales, some will be wondering whether the flooding is as a result of rising sea levels caused by climate change. The real risk arises, however, from storms where tidal surge, low pressure and wind direction coincide, leading to significant over-topping of flood defences, as happened yesterday.