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From Star Wars to ghost tours
Monday 16 October 2017

There is a supernatural theme to October half term at Guernsey Museums this year.

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Asian hornet nest found near the Longfrie Inn
Friday 13 October 2017

An Asian hornet nest has been found today near the Longfrie Inn in St Peter's.

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P&R President welcomes UK response to Justice Committee report
Friday 13 October 2017

The UK Government has today published its response to the House of Common Justice Committee's report entitled "the implications of Brexit for the Crown Dependencies", which emphasised the need for the UK Government to ensure it represents the interests of the islands in Brexit negotiations.

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Contact Us - Social Security

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If you are aged 65 or above, assuming you satisfy certain contribution conditions, you may claim your old age pension. Find out more information about old age pensions here.

If you have been paying into a private pension, whilst your contributions are tax exempt up to a limit, your pension will be included in your taxable income. Find out more about tax on pensions here. You will need to inform the Income Tax Office when you retiring.

If you are the holder of an employment related housing licence and you wish to retire,  to find out about the options that are open to you.

The Social Security Department operates a specialist health and Long-term Care scheme which covers residents of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou. If you are over the age of 65, you do not have to pay social insurance contributions but you do have to pay health insurance and long-term care contributions towards the scheme. These contributions are payable by people over the age of 65 and are based on assessable income.

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