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72nd Homecoming Day In Alderney

CaptureToday is a public holiday in Alderney to commemorate the 72nd Homecoming Day. The day marks the return to Alderney of the first group of islanders after the Second World War, after most of the island’s residents were evacuated when Alderney was occupied by Nazi forces in 1940. The island was turned into a land battleship, a key bulwark of ... Read More

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15-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

AAIB Report Into Icing Incident Out

Aurigny ATR pic from Aurigny websiteAn Air Accident Investigation Branch report into a severe icing incident on one of Aurigny’s planes is out today. The report is linked to an incident which happened in December 2016, when G-Cobo was flying from Guernsey to Manchester. The ATR had to return to Guernsey Airport. It landed safely and no one was hurt in the incident. The AAIB ... Read More

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14-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

Contraception Scheme Costing Thousands To Cut Teen Mum Rates

Capture£116,000 will be spent each year on a new scheme to try and cut the number of teenage pregnancies in Guernsey and Alderney. Women and girls under 21 will have free access to the long lasting reversible implant form of contraception through their GP, the Choices clinic or the Orchard centre. It’s a joint initiative between the Committee for Employment ... Read More

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11-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

Busy Weekend For Ambulance Staff

Ambulance and coastguard helicopter Aldy to Gsy medivac Dec 2017A coastguard helicopter has been used to fly a patient from Alderney to Guernsey for urgent medical care. It happened on Saturday night as the weather started getting worse. It was one of 19 cases St John Emergency Ambulance dealt with within 24 hours over the busy weekend. The patient in Alderney was diagnosed with a medical condition that needed ... Read More

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11-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

Reported Crime Down In Most Areas

CaptureOverall, reported crime in Guernsey and Alderney has fallen year on year. Fewer crimes were reported last year compared to 2015, although some areas did see an increase – in particular all sexual offences. Head of Law Enforcement, Patrick Rice, says the islands remain safe places to live though with his staff taking on a variety of community roles to ... Read More

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08-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

Nearly 400 Weapons Handed In

IMG_1372The Bailiwick’s recent weapons amnesty has been a success. Nearly 400 weapons were surrendered during the two week period, as well as about 3,000 rounds of ammunition. The local initiative was part of the national campaign, Operation Aztec. Between the 13th-26th November, people in Guernsey, Sark and Alderney were able to hand in any weapons without being prosecuted, unless the ... Read More

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05-Dec-2017 - Source: Island FM

Bell ringing record set

The world record for bell ringing was smashed in Alderney on Wednesday night as 12 determined ringers rang St Anne's Church peal of bells for 16 hours.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Thousands of post WW2 documents released
Thousands of post WW2 declassified papers that make mention of Alderney have been sent to the States for analysis.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Barbara Benfield is honoured

Community champion Barbara Benfield MBE was praised as "an Island icon" in the glowing tribute to her at a vin d'honneur.
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03-Nov-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Manche Iles Express extra visits
The Manche Iles Express ferry will make at least 18 trips from France to Alderney next year - two more arrivals than in 2017.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Same Sex Marriage moves closer
States members will this month vote on new legislation to allow same sex couples to get married in Alderney.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Gannet colony features on Liar
Alderney's gannet colony guest starred in ITV's hottest new drama series this week.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

States shift position on FAB
States Members passed a motion to formally declare their neutral stance on subject of an electricity interconnector across Alderney, thereby distancing themselves from the previous administration's favourable stance on the issue.
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10-Oct-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Farewell to the Trislanders!
Islanders have been saying farewell to Aurigny's last remaining Trislander, which flew off into the sunset on Wednesday.
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05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Performing Arts Festival lights up Alderney
05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Five man Policy and Finance would be "too divisive"
Alderney's Policy and Finance Committee, from 10 to a maximum of five, was rejected at the May States Meeting.
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05-Jun-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

NatWest to close for good
The Alderney branch of NatWest is to close its doors for good on June 2nd.
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01-Feb-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Summer stamps to show Alderney at its best
01-Feb-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Healthcare report brands Island healthcare "parlous"
A full apology should be offered to Dr Rory Lyons and a raft of major improvements made to address the "parlous state" of healthcare on Alderney.
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01-Feb-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

Alderney Angling to close
The owner of Alderney's only angling business has announced it is to close at the end of next month - claiming poor air freight provision is to blame.
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16-Jan-2017 - Source: Alderney Journal

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