CHANGES will be made to the way authorities respond to severe weather.
GUERNSEY police needs a ‘proper, dedicated team’ to tackle vandalism, according to a woman whose car was attacked after she abandoned it in the snow.
Our Herm correspondent Cheryl Latter, herself stranded in Guernsey, put out a call for these snapshots of the island looking more like an Arctic wasteland than a summer holiday destination.
A TAXI driver had nearly £600-worth of fares taken from his car as he helped others stranded in the snow.
POLICE are trying to find the ‘mindless individual’ who damaged two vehicles that were abandoned in the upper parishes because of the snow.
PUBLIC Services minister Paul Luxon says there is nothing more that can be done to cope with extreme weather at the airport.
CLEARING the road to L’Eree of snow and abandoned cars became a priority yesterday. Police, in co-ordination with State Works, had to dig out some cars that had been completely buried by the 36-hour downfall.
DRIVERS should leave abandoned vehicles where they are until the snow and ice has melted, Guernsey Police Chief Inspector Nigel Taylor has said.
INSURANCE companies were inundated with claims yesterday as islanders began to count the cost of what many called ‘snowmaggedon’ – March’s unprecedented blizzards.
Many events around the island are cancelled again today, but the signs are that life is starting to get back to normal after what is being called ‘snowmaggedon’.