Newsroom Live – 23 January 2013
Wednesday 23rd January 2013, 9:38AM GMT.
Bus drivers are due to meet today to decide their next move regarding their dissatisfaction with working hours and pay. And a nursing union representative from the UK is expected to be in the island to talk to local nurses about staffing issues at the hospitals.
We’ll be keeping an eye on both meetings and will have reports in tomorrow’s Press.
A controversial talk by a guest speaker advocating a ‘cure for cancer’ is due to take place today. Immuno Biotech director David Noakes is to address members of the Chamber of Commerce despite a warning from the Health and Social Services Department that his speech could contravene medical laws. Whatever happens, we’ll be there to report on it.
Now that the Commerce and Employment Department has unveiled its business plan for the year, we’ll be trying to find out more details about how the various sectors it’s targeting could benefit.
Flybe is due to reveal details of its plans to cut some 24 jobs in the Channel Islands today, as part of its overall strategy of job cuts throughout its operation, and we’ll have a report and reaction if and when the announcement is made.
Last night’s big matches in the Priaulx League were called off due to the weather, but one has been rescheduled for tonight. Bels will take on St Martin’s at The Track, with kick-off at 7.30. Tomorrow’s sports pages will have a report.
There’ll also be coverage of tonight’s big match in the netball league, with Nerine A taking on Resolution IT at Beau Sejour at 7pm.
Guernsey’s Alison Merrien is playing in the semi-final of the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk this morning, and there’ll be report on her progress tomorrow.
And there’s a look ahead to local boxer Bradley Watson’s next professional fight tomorrow night in London.
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