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No evidence that St Martin’s houses are ‘much needed’

DEPUTY HADLEY’S blasé dismissal of the concerns of local residents was wrong to repeat Island Development Ltd’s assertion that their proposed development on land behind Les Galeries conforms to States policy (Open Lines, 2 October, 2015).

Locals without a bus due to cruise passenger day-trips

I WAS talking to a neighbour who was absolutely fuming last Friday. She had gone to the Bridge for some shopping and she waited 55 minutes for a bus back to L’Ancresse. The round-the-island bus arrived, full to the brim with cruise passengers on their ridiculously cheap £1 island tour, heavily subsidised, of course, by the Guernsey taxpayer. This was followed by the number 11 I think it was, which was also full. Many people on board were holding their Guernsey maps, so presumably also cruise passengers.

A lack of trust is no laughing matter


The Environment Department’s refusal to go public over the expert advice given on the Town Quay road layout and courtesy crossing has given islanders even less reason to trust their elected representatives. And, says Nick Mann, it makes people wonder what else may be hidden

Cycle club boss warns more safety still needed at Salerie


LOW cost, quick-fire projects could make a major difference to the safety of the Salerie Corner cycle path, the Guernsey Velo Club president has said, after the Environment Department announced it had no plans for any initiatives owing to a lack of funding.