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Nurses celebrate graduation
Tuesday 19 September 2017

The Institute of Health and Social Care Studies, in partnership with the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Middlesex University (MU) is hosting a 12th graduation ceremony at Les Cotils on the 22nd September 2017.

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Degrees in France: Special information evening for students and parents
Tuesday 19 September 2017

Guernsey students and their parents are being invited to a special information evening next week to find out about university degrees in Caen, where courses are free to all undergraduates.

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Parking changes in the centre of Town
Monday 18 September 2017

Following a period of public consultation, Traffic and Highway Services is now in the process of introducing a number of parking changes in the centre of Town:

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English 'Elizabeth Fry' £5 note to lose legal tender status

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Thursday 04 May 2017

The Bank of England paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry on the reverse, will lose its legal tender status after tomorrow (5th May 2017).

From Saturday, retailers and members of the public will no longer accept these notes. High Street banks and building societies may continue to accept the "Fry" £5 note after this date, but this is purely at their discretion.

Islanders in possession of the Fry £5 note should either spend them or pay them into their bank by the close of play tomorrow.

The Bank of England will continue exchanging the note after it loses its legal tender status. Details are available on the Bank of England's website http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Pages/about/exchanges.aspx

The States of Guernsey has no plans at the present time to replace the existing Guernsey paper £5 banknote with a polymer alternative.

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