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Heritage Festival offers a glimpse into our past

VISITING one of the oldest stone carvings in north-west Europe and seeing how a casemate bunker worked during the Occupation, were two of the opportunities available to the public on the first weekend of the Channel Islands Heritage Festival.

Voices from past heard again

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VOICES from the past, when the Channel Islands was invaded by the Germans, can be heard once again after local historian Simon Hamon put pen to paper to produce his first book with that title.

Remembering their sacrifice

ONE hundred years ago today, events far removed from Guernsey set in train one of the globe’s bloodiest events, changing this community completely and irrevocably.

Cash vital to save our past

PROTECTING Guernsey’s heritage should be high on the list of the island’s priorities, the Culture and Leisure minister has said.