Newsroom Live – 19 February, 2013
Tuesday 19th February 2013, 9:50AM GMT.
Local fuel suppliers met representatives of the Commerce and Employment Department yesterday to discuss the phasing out of the sale of super unleaded fuel in the island.
We’re aiming to talk to them later today to find out how discussions went and to get more information about the plans, which have surprised garages and motor clubs.
There’s news today that a UK company has been appointed to review the operation of Guernsey’s St John Ambulance and Rescue Service. We’ve a story in today’s Press, but will be trying to find out more details with a view to running a follow-up story tomorrow.
Fort Road is still closed while Guernsey Electricity carry out emergency repairs to a cable, and we’ll be looking at what effect this is having on rush hour traffic later on today.
We’re going to be speaking to the parish Douzaines later to get their comments on kerbside recycling and the possibility that glass will not be included in the collection.
We’ll be in attendance at Government House later on, when children who participated in a walk organised by Friends for Wildlife will be receiving certificates for their efforts.
And we’ll be asking islanders for their views on UK proposals to increase tax on sugary drinks, as well as seeing what they think about the presence of machines dispensing these drinks and sweet snacks in schools.
Tomorrow’s sports section includes a look ahead to Bradley Watson’s next professional boxing bout, in Fareham at the weekend.
And there’s a roundup of recent activity on the local volleyball scene as well as the weekly angling column.
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