Newsroom Live – 29 January, 2013
Tuesday 29th January 2013, 9:37AM GMT.
As the dust settles following yesterday’s security scare at Guernsey Airport, today we’ll be asking what lessons have been learned from the incident, which saw flights into and out of the island delayed for several hours.
The States is due to meet tomorrow for its monthly gathering, with the proposed cost-cutting Financial Transformation Programme on the agenda. The Guernsey Press has surveyed deputies for their views on this policy, and today in advance of the debate we’ll be asking Treasury minister Gavin St Pier for his reaction to their comments.
The Education Department’s annual report has been published, and we’ll be seeking reaction to it today.
The current rough weather is supposed to continue, so we’ll be keeping an eye on conditions and monitoring for any debris along the coast roads or storm damage.
UK nursery schools are to be allowed to increase the number of pupils they care for in an effort to reduce the cost of childcare. We’ll be talking to local nurseries about the initiative and asking if this could work locally.
And tonight sees the final of the annual Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition, so we’ll have a report on the event in tomorrow’s Press.
Weather permitting Guernsey FC will be playing away to Epsom and Ewell in the Combined Counties Premier Cup tonight, and if the match goes ahead there’ll be a report in tomorrow’s sports section.
We’ll be finding out what happened when Guernsey’s Andy Priaulx met AC/DC star Brian Johnson at Daytona, there’ll be a roundup of basketball matches, and a report on how table tennis player Garry Dodds demolished the opposition at the CI Top Twelve championships.
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