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Pre-Occupation photos of L'Ancresse Bay released
Thursday 22 June 2017

Pre-Occupation aerial photos of L'Ancresse Bay, when the dune landscape behind the sandy beach at acted as a natural coastal defence, have been made available by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure.

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Policy & Resources Committee opposes moves to further raise taxes
Thursday 22 June 2017

The Policy & Resources Committee is to strongly oppose moves to increase taxes by around £750 for each taxpayer.

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Findings of the Guernsey Child Measurement Programme 2017
Thursday 22 June 2017

The School Nursing staff team recently completed their fifth round of in-school measurements for the Guernsey Child Measurement Programme, working in partnership with colleagues from Education Services and local schools, including Alderney.

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weather iconRather cloudy with the risk of a few spots of drizzle. Sunny periods developing by afternoon. Becoming cloudy again after midnight, with the risk of mist or hill fog patches by dawn on Saturday.
High19°CLow15°C
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Enjoy the sun safely

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The sun has arrived in the Bailiwick's summer and while we all want to be enjoying it, the Health Promotion Unit is encouraging people to enjoy it safely.

The UVI is currently very high, a 7 or 8, and because there has been very little sun so far this year it is possible that people are tempted to take more risks.

Health Promotion Officer for Cancer Prevention, Di Mathews says "Enjoy the sun safely is the message. Put on some cool cover ups and take care of your skin with a sun cream which has a minimum SPF (Skin Protection Factor) of 15".

Being sun safe is particularly important in the Islands as we are seeking to reduce our incidence of skin cancer. Cancer Research UK states that skin cancer is almost entirely preventable by taking a few simple steps to look after ourselves in the sun. These are:

Cancer Research UK is running a competition for people aged 16 and over to find new ways of staying in the shade. The "Made in the Shade" competition offers a range of excellent prizes including Premier League football tickets or a studio recording session. It can be entered by visiting: http://www.madeintheshadeuk.com/.

Contact Information

If you would like posters or more information about sun safety:

Di Mathews 
Health Promotion Unit 
Tel: 01481 707 311 
E-mail: dmathews@hssd.gov.gg

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