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UK Minister continues engagement with the Crown Dependencies on Brexit
Tuesday 25 April 2017

Minister for Exiting the European Union, Robin Walker, yesterday (24th April 2017) hosted the third meeting in a series of regular talks with the Crown Dependencies to ensure that their interests are taken into consideration in relation to the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

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Aspire2Be supports local educators to attend British Isles Google for Education Summit
Monday 24 April 2017

Forty Bailiwick teachers and educators are being sponsored to attend the forthcoming British Isles Google for Education Summit thanks to the support of Education Services' edtech partner Aspire2Be.

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The new Population Management Office has received more than 200 applications so far
Friday 21 April 2017

The Population Management Office has confirmed that transitioning from the former housing licence system, with about 900 applications made under the Housing Control Law still to process, to dealing with applications under the new law, has resulted in longer turnaround times in the short term.

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Commodore Clipper Portsmouth 16:00 15:50A 


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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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