Tag "St Sampson's"

Bill is buried in sediment of accounts

TUCKED away on page 22 of the miscellaneous appendix to the States Accounts are 100 costly words. It is a brief but unhappy postscript to another big project which got away from the States at the expense of ordinary islanders. It was not supposed to be this way. It never is.

Pride of Guernsey: Passion for music


WITH her passion for music, St Sampson’s High teacher Sarah Tennant gives her all to perfecting the many concerts, Eisteddfod performances and other musical activities she is involved in, and has been nominated for the Pride Of Guernsey Teacher of the Year Award, sponsored by Garenne.

Police driver guilty of causing crash at lights

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A POLICE officer was yesterday found guilty of driving without due care and attention after he crashed a police van into another car when driving through red traffic lights at Les Banques while responding to an emergency.

Schools closure plan sparks passionate debate


THE future of St Andrew’s Primary and St Sampson’s Infants remains in the balance as States members ended today’s debate without making the final decision on closure proposals.

Parish keen on kerbside

Tom Oliver addresses the audience at last night's parish meeting. (1327213)

KERBSIDE recycling will be introduced to St Sampson's later this year after parishioners enthusiastically accepted proposals at last night's annual parish meeting.

Bornement authority lies in tatters

A LITTLE bit of Guernsey died on Wednesday night when St Sampson’s douzaine finally revealed its reasons for capitulating over the data park traffic lights.

'We could have lost our homes over data park'

Junior Constable Paul Le Pelley reads a statement about the Long Port development last night. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1194549)

ST SAMPSON’S douzeniers could have faced massive financial bills and even have lost their homes if the parish had not changed its mind and granted a bornement for the entrance to the Guernsey Data Park.