Phone mast concerns investigated in Sark

Related Stories

Sark's Public Health Committee has launched an investigation into possible links between recent health issues and phone masts in the island.

It comes after a consultant who treated two young people for a rare form of cancer said it was unusual to see two such cases in such a small area.

This led to some islanders calling for a study into the impact of phone masts.

Committee chairman David Melling said there was no evidence of a link, but it had a responsibility to investigate.

He said the individual radiation output of each mast was monitored by the regulator, but the new survey would look at their cumulative effect.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Guernsey

Weather

Guernsey Airport

14 °C 13 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • UnderwaterHidden depths

    How do you explore the bottom of the ocean? BBC Future finds out

Programmes

  • All-inclusive holidaysThe Travel Show Watch

    With all-inclusive holidays seeing a resurgence are local trades missing out to big resorts?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.