Newsroom Live – 26 February, 2013
Tuesday 26th February 2013, 9:25AM GMT.
We’ll be speaking to the landlord of the Coq du Nord today, following news that there are plans to demolish the building.
We’ll be finding out more about the application to planning, which will include the creation of a family friendly pub as well as eight units of accommodation.
Part of the Perelle coast road has been closed for urgent repairs, so we’ll be going along to find out the extent of the problem for a story in tomorrow’s Press.
A local business is helping paint the Guernsey Alzheimers Society centre in St Sampson’s today. We’ll be sending a reporter and photographer down to see how they get on, and also to talk to the society about the UK story concerning the number of elderly people with the illness and how they are cared for.
The Guernsey Arts Commission is heading to Les Genats Estate tonight, to give children there the chance to create light paintings using glow sticks. We’ll be getting some photos and finding out what the youngsters think of this modern form of art.
Also today we’ll be catching up on this year’s Fairtrade fortnight, visiting the building that served as the headquarters of the Nazi occupying forces which is up for sale, meeting a lady who celebrates her 100th birthday today and getting details of this week’s States meeting.
Guernsey FC takes on Egham Town in an away CCL Premier division match tonight, and tomorrow’s sports pages will have a report on the game. You can follow the game’s progress on the @GuernseyPress Twitter feed tonight, and This is Guernsey will have a summary of the game and an interview with one of the team tonight, with the full report and video highlights at 5pm tomorrow.
Tomorrow’s sports section will also have a report on tonight’s Priaulx League match between North and Vale Rec which kicks off at North Field at 7.30 and a report on Chris Simpson’s encounter with the squash world number 1.
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