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Islanders enjoy tea and cake at Guernsey's Government House

It has been a very special afternoon for a selection of very important people in Guernsey, who have enjoyed tea and cake with the Lieutenant Governor.

Islanders who've reached significant landmarks - for example their 100th birthday, or Diamond or Sapphire wedding anniversaries - have been celebrating in style at Government House.

  • WATCH: Our reporter Charlie Frost was lucky enough to join them...


Reds captain to join Worcester in summer

Jersey Reds captain Pierce Phillips has agreed a switch to Worcester Warriors at the end of the season.

He will join prop Simon Kerrod in making the move from St Peter to the Premiership side.

Phillips was made captain ahead of the current campaign, but has missed a big chunk of it with a shoulder injury.

It’s disappointing to lose players like Simon and Pierce, but we've known that Aviva Premiership clubs have had them on their radar this season and they deserve the chance to make the move to the next level. I hope they will play leading roles in helping the Reds have a really strong finish to 2016/17 before leaving us.

– Harvey Biljon, Head Coach, Jersey Reds

Meanwhile, the Reds have announced the signing of 21-year-old back Ayron Schramm from South African Super Rugby side The Sharks.

He has joined on a two-year deal and is expected to be available for the visit of Yorkshire Carnegie on Friday night.

Jersey Post delivers more than 30,000 letters and parcels

It has been a busy 24 hours for staff at Jersey Post.

The team have been dealing with a backlog of mail after four days of lingering fog has disrupted flights since Friday.

Most of the mail arrived in the island by boat last night and this morning, 130 posties have been out on the roads delivering it to islanders.

Daniel Skipp has been down to their headquarters to see how they've been coping.


Pavement surfing: 'Sometimes you have to' say Guernsey drivers

Islanders in Guernsey have been giving mixed reactions to calls to tackle so-called pavement surfing.

Deputy Peter Roffey says he has been "overwhelmed" by calls to prevent drivers mounting the kerb.

He thinks the problem has become more prevalent in recent years. Some islanders seem to agree, while others have told ITV News they rarely see it happening.

  • WATCH: Islanders give their thoughts on pavement surfing...
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