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  1. New compensation scheme for care abuse victims

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Jersey ministers have launched a new scheme to help people who were abused in the island's care system claim compensation.

    The Independent Care Inquiry Report, published two years ago, confirmed that many Jersey children had suffered while in the care of the States, particularly at Haut de la Garenne.

    It was agreed that the States should offer them some kind of recompense.

    The new Jersey Redress Scheme will begin to do that. It will be led by Children's Minister Sam Mezec.

    Jersey Redress Scheme
  2. CI weather: Staying dry and sunny, but cooler

    BBC Weather

    It will remain dry through Monday evening and overnight. There will be long clear periods. Just a light northerly breeze.

    Minimum temperature: 11 to 14C (52 to 57F).

    Tuesday is expected to be another dry day and there will be sunny periods. Winds will be light at first, but will freshen during the day, making it feel a little cooler than today.

    Maximum temperature: 15 to 18C (59 to 64F).


    Jersey weather


    Guernsey weather
  3. Home Affairs Committee report author 'is impartial'

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    The author of a damning report into Guernsey's Home Affairs Committee has denied criticisms of her impartiality.

    Professor Catherine Staite's report, commissioned by the island's Policy and Resources Committee (P&R), concluded the committee's "governance falls below acceptable standards".

    It also said committee president Mary Lowe was accused of "harassing or bullying" staff, resulting in the Policy and Resources Committee asking for her resignation, which she has refused to do.

    However, Deputy Carl Meerveld has raised concerns over what he said was a conflict of interest as Prof Staite is the wife of the chief exceutive in Alderney.

    He said he would oppose any motion of no confidence laid against Deputy Lowe at this stage.

    Professor Staite (pictured) said that she was entirely impartial and used the same methodology for her governance review of the Health Committee.

    Professor Catherine Staite

    Meanwhile, Deputy Peter Ferbrache has called for P&R to provide proof the evidence collected to compile the report was legitimate, asking for notes of conversations and the identification of interviewees or he would also oppose any motion of no confidence laid against Deputy Lowe at this stage.

    P&R says formal responses would be provided to deputies Meerveld and Ferbrache after the committee meeting on Tuesday.

    It added that the report must be examined on the basis of the observations and recommendations it contained rather than on the personal life of the reviewer.

  4. Witnesses sought for 'high speed' early morning crash

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Guernsey Police want to speak to anyone who saw a crash on St Jacques Road, St Peter Port, between 02:00 and 02:30 on Friday, 28 June, 2019.

    It has been alleged that a blue Fiat was driven at high speeds along this road resulting in significant damage to two parked vehicles and a wall.

    Officers understand a group of people congregated around the vehicle shortly after the crash and would like to speak to them as they may have witnessed the actions of the driver and passengers.

    Anyone with any information about this incident or CCTV footage of the accident can contact the investigating Officer PC 123 Cusack on 01481 725111.

    On Friday police said all three people in the car were treated for minor injuries and the driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

  5. Wimbledon 2019: Guernsey's Watson through to second round

    Sonia Oxley

    BBC Sport at Wimbledon

    Heather Watson

    Guernsey-born British number two Heather Watson made her experience count in a victory over Caty McNally that put her into the second round at Wimbledon.

    The 27-year-old saved two set points in the first set before triumphing 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 against the 17-year-old American qualifier.

    Watson faces 20th seed Anett Kontaveit or American Shelby Rogers next.

  6. Two deputies raise concerns over Home Affairs report

    Miranda Griffin

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Concerns about the validity of a damning report into Guernsey's Home Affairs Committee have now been raised by two deputies.

    Deputy Peter Ferbrache has written to the island's most senior committee, Policy and Resources (P&R), after it called for the president of Homes Affairs, Deputy Mary Lowe, to resign.

    Deputy Ferbrache has called for P&R to provide proof the evidence collected to compile the report was legitimate, asking for notes of conversations and the identification of interviewees.

    Deputy Carl Meerveld has also raised concerns over what he said was a conflict of interest as the person who compiled the report, Professor Catherine Staite, is the wife of the chief exceutive in Alderney.

    The two deputies said they would oppose any motion of no confidence laid against Deputy Lowe at this stage.

    Both P&R and Professor Staite have been approached for comment.

  7. Flight forced to return over 'possible bird strike'

    Adam Durbin

    BBC News Online

    Aurigny's Manchester to Guernsey flight was forced to turn around as a "precautionary measure" after a "possible bird strike".

    The plane landed safely and initial inspections on the ground showed "no obvious defects".

    A spokeswoman from the airline said they were making "alternative arrangements" for the flight's passengers and apologised for the disruption.

  8. Man suffers face cut from glass during nightclub fight

    BBC Radio Jersey

    A 19-year-old man suffered a face cut from a broken glass during a fight in a Jersey nightclub, police say.

    Officers said the fight started near the DJ booth in the Havana nightclub at about 01:00 on Saturday. Another man's hand was also cut by glass during the incident.

    The man with the facial injuries underwent surgery as part of his treatment.

    Police said they arrested a 25-year-old man at the scene on suspicion of grave and criminal assault who was later released on bail.

    Officers have appealed for witnesses.

  9. Home Affairs head defended after damning report

    John Fernandez

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    A Guernsey politician has sent a letter to all deputies saying he would oppose a vote of no confidence in the president of the Home Affairs Committee, following a highly critical review of governance at Home Affairs.

    The Policy and Resources Committee (P&R) has called on the head of Home Affairs, Deputy Mary Lowe, to resign following allegations she bullied staff in a damning report on her committee's governance released last week.

    She has said there is no evidence of the report's claims and has declined to step down at the request of P&R, noting that it was the States that was responsible for appointing her.

    In a letter, Deputy Peter Ferbrache said "at the moment" was "very likely to oppose it and speak strongly against" any no confidence motion until "the full facts" were provided to ensure there was not a "significant injustice".

    Peter Ferbrache letter
  10. Guernsey nurses 'will continue pay increase fight'

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Nurses' protest

    Nurses in Guernsey will continue to fight for a pay increase, but have no plans to strike currently.

    That's according to the chairman of the Guernsey Branch of the Royal College of Nursing, Steven Mundy, following a demonstration that took place at the Town Church on Saturday.

    Nurses are asking the Policy and Resources Committee increases their pay rate to bring it in line with other professionals locally.

    However, the vice chairman of the southeast region of the Royal College of Nursing added that Saturday's demonstration by nurses was "just the start".

    Kenny Lloyd said if needed, more action would come.

    Quote Message: We will go on for as long as we need to go on for. Nurses for many years have been offered pay raises, a pat on the head and then put back in the the box. This time we're not going in our box." from Kenny Lloyd Royal College of Nursing
    Kenny LloydRoyal College of Nursing

    The health committee said recently it had been pressing for action on pay and conditions and it wants a quick solution, but that it was the Policy and Resources Committee that employs the nurses on behalf of the States.

  11. Wimbledon 2019: Guernsey's Watson against the US's McNally

    BBC Sport

    Guernsey's Heather Watson is playing on the first day of Wimbledon 2019.

    She is due on court 12 at 11:00 against US 17-year-old Caty McNally - currently 165th in the world

    Twenty-seven-year-old Watson is 122nd in the world, and has reached the third round of the singles three times, plus won the mixed doubles with Henri Kontinen in 2016.

    You will be able to watch the match live here.

    Wimbledon 2019
  12. Increased demand hits Children's Dental Service

    Stephanie Gabbatt

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    Some families in Guernsey have been unable to have dental check-ups due to an increased demand on the Children's Dental Service.

    A recent change in criteria has meant nearly 500 more children now qualify for service due to the merger between supplementary benefit and rent rebate into a new Income Support scheme.

    The increase in demand has meant the service has been unable to provide the check-up element of the three-and-a-half-year check that is available to every child.

    The Health Committee said it was looking at alternative options to accommodate demand, and anyone who had been turned away would be contacted and offered an alternative.

    It apologised and said it hoped to be able to reinstate a full level of service as soon as possible.

    Children's Dental Service
  13. New Alderney States president sworn in

    BBC Radio Guernsey

    The new president of the States of Alderney, William Tate, has been was sworn in after the only other candidate pulled out late in the campaign.

    Jack William Gates withdrew because of alleged abuse in the street and on social media.

    Mr Tate, a former barrister, has taken over the role from Stuart Trought.

    The president of Alderney sits at the head of government and has the casting vote in any tied decisions.

  14. Island renews Fairtrade status

    BBC Radio Jersey

    Jersey has successfully renewed its status as an island that supports Fairtrade.

    This marks 14 years of Jersey supporting products that make sure the profits made go back to the farmers and workers in the developing world who help produce them.

    The Jersey Fairtrade Island group is planning a celebration of this to recognise Jersey's contribution to Fairtrade.

  15. Channel Islands weather: Dry with sunny periods

    Bee Tucker

    BBC Weather

    It will be dry on Monday morning with sunny periods.

    The afternoon may be a little cloudier but there will be some sunny spells and it will remain dry.

    A little cooler than normal for the time of year.

    Maximum Temperature: 14 to 17C (57 to 63F).