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21 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

No excuse to be Les Mis rables

IT is said the French poet and author Victor Hugo was inspired to write his masterpiece Les MisA©rables while in exile on Guernsey, but quite how he got in the mood for the dark and desperate tale is beyond me.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Islands of adventure for young at heart

WILD WONDERLAND: Guernsey has 41 miles of coastline to discover and an average 1,950 hours of sunshine per year I IMAGINE children who have grown up by the sea have a natural ability to scramble over rocks like sure-footed crabs and leap across gullies with lightening ease.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Sarah Marshall tunes into the Channel Islands

I IMAGINE children who have grown up by the sea have a natural ability to scramble over rocks like sure-footed crabs and leap across gullies with lightening ease.

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Northampton Today

Teacher makes history as first person to swim Channel from two different islands

A history teacher from Northamptonshire braved some of the most treacherous currents in the world to became the first man to swim to France from two Channel Islands.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

Islands launch first heritage event

Organisers hope the A 150,000 event will encourage tourists from the UK and Europe as well as people travelling between the Channel Islands.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Isle News

Home-Start accessory shop pops-up in town

LOCAL family support charity Home-Start is asking the public for donations of clothing accessories in advance of them taking over the OSA pop-up shop for the first week of September.

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Newsday

Crystal meth lab couple jailed

Wesley Guilbert was sentenced to nine years for five drugs charges including being concerned in the production of class A methylamphetamine at their flat in Union Street, St Peter Port.

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Isle News

RBC Sets Gold Standard in Renovation

RBC Wealth Management has received the first Gold SKA certificate to be awarded in the Channel Islands for its efforts to reduce the environmental impact of refurbishments at the Canada Court office in St Peter Port.

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Isle News

Sark sea service gives thanks to emergency lifelines

Sark's annual thanksgiving 'Churches together in Sark' sea service took place at Creux Harbour on Sunday .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

This Is London

City Spy: Tesco's Broadbent on media dinner menu

City Spy was deeply worried last month when Phil Clarke left Tesco - not because of the supermarket group's problems he left in his wake but over who would host its latest media dinner, due to take place in September.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Isle News

Bringing together amateur musicians in Guernsey

Making Music are hosting a free Information and Advice event for anyone connected with voluntary music making in Guernsey, on Sunday 14 September, 11.30 - 16.45 at the Roseville Community Centre in St Peter Port.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Tuning into the Channel Islands

I imagine children who have grown up by the sea have a natural ability to scramble over rocks like sure-footed crabs and leap across gullies with lightening ease.

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The Independent

Travel agenda: From tea ceremonies in Japan to pampering in the Algarve

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Live tax-free in Channel Islands haven of Sark: Idyllic home with...

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Newsday

Jewellery worth A 23k taken in raid

The Martin and Martin jewellers revealed the total value of about 50 items stolen from its St Peter Port premises, at about 05:00 BST on Monday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Newsday

Revised plan for brewery development

Thirty-three apartments had been planned at the site in St Peter Port, with work due to be completed by 2016.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sidmouth Herald

Britian in Bloom judges impressed by Sidmouth

Sidmouth In Bloom judging. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 0349-32-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders BRITAIN in Bloom judges saw Sidmouth at its busiest - and were full of praise for the town during their visit on Monday.

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Isle News

Barclays appoints new head of local markets

Ms Gaudion will lead the team of premier and local corporate relationship managers in addition to the personal banking team based in Barclays' St Peter Port branch.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Newsday

Parking petition gathers support

A petition demanding the States make a U-turn on their decision to introduce paid parking has gained over 1,000 signatures, including some deputies.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Newsday

Islands remember the fallen of WW1

Services have been held across the Bailiwick of Guernsey to remember servicemen from the islands who died in World War One.

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