Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:33:40 GMT

Guernsey

Additional screenings of the mental health documentary Man Down are being held tonight, Wednesday and on Monday aft… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Episode 4 - Deputy Gavin St Pier Over a cappuccino in St Peter Port Guernsey's most senior politician @gavinstpiertwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A student has been busy organising a music concert on Wednesday evening to raise money for Dementia Friendly Guerns… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Police are appealing for information after a break-in and burglary took place at the Rohais Motor Centre where expe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Despite a lot of bad news, the newly-released habitat survey did have a few success stories, including the recovery… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sure has revealed a multi-million pound upgrade to its infrastructure to meet the growing demand for video streamin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Alderney will be featured in an autumn special of Countryfile after presenter Ellie Harrison visited the island las… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nearly half of people arrested in Guernsey last year and taken into custody were under the influence of alcohol  ecs.page.link/8XMBY

According to the 2018 annual report for Bailiwick Law Enforcement, Police are being diverted from fighting crime be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FOOTBALL: A 6-0 win for @Northladiesac over Rozel Rovers earlier today but it’s defeat for @GLFC_Guernsey as they g… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

NETBALL: Saffrey Panthers suffer defeat at Trinity as @guernseynetball lose 46-41.

TENNIS: Heather Watson has lost her first ATP final since 2016 at the Tianjin Open to Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 6-4.

RUGBY: Half time for the Raiders and @GuernseyRFC lead London Irish Wild Geese 20-3

FOOTBALL: 18 goals from 3 games in the Priaulx League! @valerecofficial thump @GsyRangersFC 6-1. In the north,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RUGBY: Defeat for the Ladies as @GLRugby go down 46-12 at London Irish.

FOOTBALL: A late winner from the hosts sends @GuernseyFC out of the FA Trophy as Barking win 2-1. Ross Allen scoring for the Green Lions.

FOOTBALL: Half time in the FA Trophy and @GuernseyFC trailing Barking by a single goal. 0-1

'Bright Day' To Promote Road Safety In The Darker Months islandfm.com/news/guernsey-…

Max17°C Min14°C Cloudy with rain heavier at times then patchy later. Rain heavy after midnight. Visibility: Modera… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TENNIS: @HeatherWatson92 beats Veronika Kudermetova in straight sets to reach her first WTA final since February 2016 at the Tianjin Open.

There'e plenty going on this weekend - here's a list of what not to miss 😃 guernseypress.com/news/2019/10/1…

Firefighters, ambulance staff and the police will all be involved in a mock emergency incident involving a commerci… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An external review, carried out in response to the death of 22-year-old Lauren Ellis, deemed the island's mental he… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Photographer Yasmin Mariess has being sculpting a chess piece set out of clay for two years, with the pieces made o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Around 25 kayaks are left at Saints Bay and have been causing problems. The parish constables have asked their owne… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Home Affairs has been ordered to try again after claiming it had made £250,000-worth of ongoing savings through sta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Almost £4,000 was raised by Guernsey bikers who took part in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride where more than 125… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A crowd of onlookers gathered along Castle Emplacement at lunchtime to watch the culmination of a multimillion-poun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Le Grand Bouet was expected to re-open to traffic at the start of October. Work was then extended to this Monday an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In a special three-page LOOKback article in tomorrow's paper, @Scoopguernsey reflects on G. B. Edwards' masterpiece… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FREE INSIDE TOMORROW: A 20-page supplement with all of this year’s Pride of Guernsey award winners, including thei… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

More than half of the Channel Islanders who took part in a survey about Brexit thought Britain should remain in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Development & Planning Authority will hold a second open meeting on an application to use the former Domarie &… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As part of the regeneration of the woodland, sapling trees are being planted at Le Guet to replace the Monterey pin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A number of failings, including long waiting lists and staff recruitment problems, in the Bailiwick’s mental health… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A contingency sum of £5m. will be set aside in next year’s Budget in case Aurigny stops operating either or both of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Chloe Sarre has had her medal design chosen from more than 70 entries to be used in the 2021 NatWest Island Games i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Guernsey Press has a vacancy in its news reporting team. Please contact us if you feel this could be the job fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Thanks to the launch of a new website, islanders who need to access mental health help will soon be able to refer t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The new Sarnia workboat is now in the island, ready to replace the previous vessel which has been in service for al… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An anonymous donation from someone who has been a long-time friend of St James has saved the classical music perfor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Historian Dan Snow, @thehistoryguy , has been finding out about Alderney's rich history with @VisitGuernsey to prom… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A number of medical professionals have warned that islanders might face higher taxes and doctors could be forced to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Four Monterey pine trees will be cut down in Le Guet to allow repairs to the access road and car park which are in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 140m cable-laying vessel is back in local waters and work is progressing well to lay the new electricity cable… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A policy letter is due to go before the States in January next year which will formally kick-off a review for restr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A local charity behind reading initiatives in schools has applauded the Education president’s transparency in publi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Naro Zimmerman, who swam 61km in a 24-hour challenge for charity, said thank you to everyone who had supported him… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Plenty to sink your teeth into today as we break down the States’ 2020 Budget @Govgg pic.twitter.com/vpzo7Y2yec

P&R is searching for a solution to the 'disjointed approach to air links' and warned that Aurigny could face losses… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The spectre of new taxes, including a health tax and a sales tax, has been raised as the island’s senior committee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FREE INSIDE TOMORROW: A 12-page Christmas Parties supplement with loads of local Christmas menus and all the infor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

20,000 new 50p coins, featuring designs from five popular pantomimes, will be circulated in Guernsey ahead of the f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After cycling almost 1,500 miles and gaining elevation equivalent to three times the height of Mount Everest, the T… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WATCH: Winners of this year's Pride of Guernsey awards were celebrated at a special awards night on Saturday, watch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WATCH: Winners of this year's Pride of Guernsey awards were celebrated at an event on Saturday!  … twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The business industry has been told to lead the battle against the ‘climate emergency’ ecs.page.link/65hQF

The Skipton Swimarathon has come to an end with some 2,500 people raising more than £50,000 by swimming a total dis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

People who go above and beyond the call of duty and make Guernsey a better place had their achievements celebrated… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

That's a wrap on the 2019 Pride of Guernsey awards. Thank you too all nominators, nominees, sponsors and voters! We… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winners, for their 'unwavering support' are…. Denise & Geoff Bishop! #PrideOfGuernsey #Grandparents

And last but definitely not least, Christina Le Page, Christina Bacon and Denise & Geoff Bishop were nominated for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner, for her 'resilience and determination in the face of adversity', is.... Cayleigh Bishop… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Pride of Guernsey 2019 awards are almost over, but first.... Cayleigh Bishop, Dania Lloyd and Gracie Whitwam we… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner, for being 'totally selfless', is… Nikki Blondel #PrideOfGuernsey #ParentOfTheYear

This year’s finalists for the Parent(s) of the Year award, sponsored by DWA, were Ellie Waterman & Logan Fallaize,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winners, for 'bringing so much joy and pleasure to their patients', are… Ashley Smith & Poppet 🐶#PrideOfGuernsey #Carer

Finalists for this year’s Carer of the Year award, sponsored by Specsavers, were Oliver Whitwam, Chateau du Village… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner for 'the amazing impact she has had on her students' is… Georgia Howe! #PrideOfGuernsey #Teacher

Notre Dame’s Dallas Courtenay-Warren, St Sampson’s High School’s Georgia Howe and Karen, Charlotte and Luke from KD… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winners for their compassion while patients are under extreme stress are… the operating theatre staff at th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Finalists for Angel of the Year, sponsored by Ravenscroft, were the staff on Victoria Wing at the PEH, staff at the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner is…. The Friends of Saumarez Park Playground! #PrideOfGuernsey #ParishChampion

Next up is Parish Champion, in association with @grow_ltd. Finalists were Becky Tostevin & Tracey Shorto, the Frien… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the 'truly deserving' winner is…. Reece Knight! #PrideOfGuernsey #YoungAchiever

Reece Knight, Tatiana Tostevin and Joe Chadwick were all shortlisted for this year’s Young Achiever award, sponsore… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Don't forget.... You can still see all of this year's nominees and read about why they were put forward! Click here… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner for their 'passion and educational approach' is… the Pollinator Project! #PrideOfGuernsey #ConservationHero

A new award this year was Conservation Hero of the Year, sponsored by Butterfield. The finalists are the Beach Womb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner, as it celebrates its 40th birthday, is… the Guernsey Music Centre! #PrideOfGuernsey #ArtsContribution

Now it’s the Arts Contribution of the Year award, sponsored by Moonpig, with finalists Avril Earl Dance & Theatre A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Peter Brouard, Tina Jones and Donna Rihoy were this year’s finalists for Neighbour of the Year, sponsored by Guernsey Gas. #PrideOfGuernsey

And the winners, for helping to raise awareness for the importance of first aid training are…. Colin Vaudin & Chris… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Next up it’s Emergency Hero of the Year, sponsored by Cherry Godfrey. Finalists in this category were the Channel I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And the winner for their 'tremendous amount of effort' is….. Creature Comforts! #PrideOfGuernsey #CustomerServiceOfTheYear

The winner of the first category is about to be announced. Island Scaffolding, Creature Comforts and Victoria Bebbi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The room is quickly filling up for #PrideOfGuernsey 🇬🇬 First, we feast! And then the award ceremony will get underw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The guests are starting to arrive for this year’s Pride of Guernsey awards night! 🇬🇬 We’ll be giving you live updat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Teams of swimmers of all ages and abilities will be ploughing their way up and down the Beau Sejour pool this weeke… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The States chief executive explains why it is vital that the civil service is quickly transformed as the island's p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

We're just a few hours away now from the start of the 2019 Pride of Guernsey Awards, the island's chance to say tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A delay in getting the Commodore Clipper into dry dock should not prevent the vessel being back in service by the O… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Select Dry Cleaning on the Bridge is to close and its business move to another Arrowsmith Marlowe outlet in the Pol… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Good morning! Today's weather is looking cloudy at first with some showers, brightening up later though becoming su… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Underwater Beach Clean To Take Place On West Coast islandfm.com/news/guernsey-…

Work to install an informal pedestrian crossing near the bottom of Le Val des Terres is under way, despite criticis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It's a last chance saloon for St James after 'catastrophic' ticket sales mean the cancellation of two world class a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The new head of curriculum and standards at Education, @ClareSealy , aims to raise the bar of expectations and make… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Delivering an energy policy, hydrocarbon policy and action on climate change before the end of 2020 is an ambitious… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Smile for Georgie Foundation have waived the £1 fee for bus route 41 today with CT Plus to brighten your day! ecs.page.link/K8JKz

At the Institute of Directors annual convention last night, Gavin St Pier told hundreds of business leaders that Gu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sark's government agreed on proposals that will see same-sex marriage laws drawn up for the island. ecs.page.link/TQDCB

FREE INSIDE TOMORROW: 24 pages of all things wheeled 🚗🏎🛵🏍 test drives, news, local products - all free inside tomor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An unfortunate incident crossing the Bulgaria-Turkey border landed the Tour de Sez founders in jail, although they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

P&R has laid down a challenge to Alderney to come up with solutions as the air links row intensifies: ecs.page.link/pVDNW

After the 'rocking' Retro Festival last weekend, the former HMV store in the market buildings could be used for mor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Athletes can take to their new blue track tonight as the 19-week-long project has been completed ecs.page.link/gtgok

The effects of the 'strongest hurricane ever recorded in the far-east Atlantic' is making its way towards the UK an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A visiting toxicologist and epidemiologist told islanders about the risks posed by 5G and prolonged mobile phone us… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Our latest In Depth podcast is now available, in this episode Richard Harding chats to the President of the Employm… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sure is under investigation by the data protection authority after a series of problems  with its new phonebook, in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A team of archaeologists are trying to unravel some of the mysteries of Guernsey's prehistoric past ecs.page.link/SSMoz

A new island landmark will be installed at St Peter Port harbour under the latest seafront enhancement scheme being… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Who wants to be a millionaire? This year's CI Christmas lottery is guaranteeing a £1m. top prize as organisers seek… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guernsey's political representative at the Conservative party conference has been pressing the case for the island'… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

P&R said the pay talks were constructive...but it seems the nurses union is less than impressed: ecs.page.link/Pmgsu

We've put together a gallery of last night's floods in Town and you can also see it unfold in our reporter's video: ecs.page.link/He5PV

P&R says it has had positive talks with health unions as it made a revised pay offer  ecs.page.link/azbQt

The winner of Saturday’s British championship SandAce meeting at Vazon celebrated by doing ‘a burn-out’ in Vistas C… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Guernsey Press has returned to local hands after being bought by the Channel Islands Media Group Limited, a joi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Watch firefighters extinguish a van blaze this morning: ecs.page.link/PUjVm

Flood warnings issued for east and west coast ecs.page.link/XHYZj

Guernsey Electricity van goes up in flames ecs.page.link/PUjVm

P&R has responded to Alderney's growing concerns about its air links arguing there are ‘no quick fixes’ ecs.page.link/n2pFB

Guernsey, Alderney and Sark have signed an environmental agreement that includes a pledge to move towards a complet… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

We've been taking a look at public sector sickness levels and how they compare between different groups and to the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Weather - Max18°CMin13°C Cloudy, showers this morning. Showers this PM with sunny periods later. Cloudy at night.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FOOTBALL: Guernsey U21s win the Malaya Cup after a 6-3 win over the Royal Nay Air Command.

FOOTBALL: Half time at The Track and Guernsey U21s lead the Royal Naval Air Command 6-2 in the Malaya Cup.

RUGBY: A first defeat of the season for the Raiders as @GuernseyRFC go down 43-27 at Rochford Hundred, but do pick up a try bonus point.

RUGBY: A bonus point for 4 tries is the only consolation for the Vikings as @StJacquesRFC go down 39-29 away to Bracknell.

FOOTBALL: Guernsey comfortably through to the next round of the FA Inter League Cup after a 5-1 win over Hampshire.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TRAVEL: With the current forecast for the adverse weather conditions to continue, we have been advised that all fas… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RUGBY: Half time for the Raiders and work to be done as @GuernseyRFC trail Rochford Hundred 29-15

TRAVL: With the current forecast for the adverse weather conditions to continue, we have been advised that all of S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TRAVEL: @gsyharbours have advised us that the Arrivals / Departures board on harbour website is currently out of ac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FOOTBALL: Guernsey lead Hampshire 2-0 at Half Time in the FA Inter League Cup

RUGBY: The Vikings trail at the break as Bracknell lead @StJacquesRFC 25-10

Student activists were originally planning to stage a full-strike outside Sir Frossard House however, following mee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Mental health nurses Naomi Prestidge and Rory McDermott have been cleared of charges of manslaughter by negligence.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This week's landmark ruling by the Supreme Court could help Guernsey in its battle to stop MPs who want to legislat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two mental health nurses accused of manslaughter by gross negligence of patient Lauren Ellis have been found not gu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Grand Bouet closure has been extended by 10 days after work hit problems with the robot being used and damage t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Failing air links, with passengers waiting up to five days to reach Alderney, has prompted its P&F president to war… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Alternatives to prison sentences, opportunities for female prisoners and how young offenders are looked after were… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It is going to be a stormy weekend, with organisers of events putting in place contingency plans and islanders warn… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

With climate protests taking place today, we reveal that Guernsey's finance initiatives have guaranteed billions ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Twitter Media

Dreaming of the perfect wedding? Make sure you pick up today's Guernsey Press for the 8-page 'I do' supplement! 💍👰⛪🍾 pic.twitter.com/MGauzT96fk

E&I has announced £100,000 plans for new public electric car charging stations ecs.page.link/cHqwB

Deputies voted to reject a proposal to freeze their pay - something an independent panel said would have saved more… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guernsey Aquarium will shut - with a lack of tourism being blamed ecs.page.link/vU9YW

Education has ordered a review into literacy standards after indications of a decline - its president has suggested… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This weekend's Eat Drink and Be Local food festival event on Crown Pier has been cancelled as high winds are not ex… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Although organisers are saddened by the cancellation, they say it's in the best interests regarding everyone's safe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…