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4:00pm - 15 April

Island Authorities work together in respect of COVID-19 to develop targeted Island specific exemptions

The States of Guernsey, the States of Alderney and Chief Pleas are working together to mitigate the risk of spreading the coronavirus and support the particular needs of their communities.

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2:00pm - 15 April

Leisure boat owners should stay in port during COVID-19 restrictions

Guernsey Harbours is urging mariners to continue to follow guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Bailiwick.

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1:00pm - 15 April

Offers to support coronavirus response leads to establishment of new COVID-19 Response Appeal

The States of Guernsey has been approached by a number of individuals, companies and organisations asking if they can make donations to various aspects of the government’s coronavirus response.  This includes requests to contribute to support for frontline workers, medical equipment including PPE and the hardship schemes which were set up to provide financial support to those individuals and businesses facing difficulties because of the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.

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8:45am - 15 April

Social Investment Fund launces COVID-19 Community Charity Appeal

The newly formed Social Investment Fund is launching an appeal for donations to support local charities assisting in the Bailiwick's broader COVID-19 coronavirus response.

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8:12am - 15 April

The States of Guernsey is actively reviewing the financial support measures for the self-employed and sole traders.

Feedback indicates that the first set of economic support measures that have been put in place are not meeting the legitimate needs of a significant number of the self-employed and sole traders.

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12:55pm - 13 April

First ‘virtual’ Meeting of the States of Deliberation to be held

The States of Deliberation will hold its first official ‘virtual’ meeting tomorrow (Tuesday 14th April) at 2pm.

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3:55pm - 10 April

New symptoms for testing announced this bank holiday weekend

The Director of Public Health, Dr Nicola Brink, has directed that additional symptoms should be added to the list for Bailiwick of Guernsey residents to be aware of.

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6:45pm - 9 April

Liberation 75 Together

The Committee for Education, Sport & Culture wants to encourage the spirit of ‘GuernseyTogether’ as it develops plans for a re-shaped Liberation Day.

COVID-19 has required substantial changes to the original schedule of events to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation. Major public events have been cancelled, however the Committee continues to work on alternative ways for the community to commemorate the Island’s defining moment of the 20th Century.

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4:00pm - 9 April

Support totaling millions already provided through financial measures for those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

A large number of individuals and businesses are benefiting from the package of financial support measures recently agreed by the States of Guernsey, to help mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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1:20pm - 9 April

Skips, one tonne bags and other waste as they are not currently deemed as essential’

The States of Guernsey announced on Tuesday 7 April 2020 that the delivery of non-essential goods to homes could be undertaken in line with the rules set out, however this does not apply to the delivery and collection of skips, one tonne bags and other waste no currently deemed as essential.

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