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Cops recover another illegal gun

Cops recover another illegal gun

| 12/06/2015 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A 32-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were arrested on Thursday following another police raid relating to firearms, this time in Bodden Town. An RCIPS spokesperson said that this was the fifth illegal gun, along with live rounds of ammunition, seized in the last seven days in police opera [...]

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Royal gongs for marathon man and auditor

Royal gongs for marathon man and auditor

| 12/06/2015 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Derek Haines has been recognised in the latest list of royal gong recipients for the Queen’s birthday honours list. The former police officer and veteran runner has received an MBE for his contributions to the community in general but also for his incredible six marathons last year, in whi [...]

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Four officers complete year-long immigration training

Four officers complete year-long immigration training

| 12/06/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Four immigration recruits have now completed the department’s intensive 12-month training programme and will be deployed on the front line over the coming weeks at the airport and seaport after receiving their badges, epaulettes and certificates at a graduation ceremony last week. Stephanie [...]

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Blood wanted but not from ex-UK residents

Blood wanted but not from ex-UK residents

| 12/06/2015 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Members are the public are being encourage to give blood this weekend to mark World Blood Donor Day. The hospital bank needs all types of blood but the ban on former UK residents remains in place. Officials said they cannot accept blood from anyone who visited or lived in the UK for three mon [...]

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Finance committee re-calls CoP over Legge security

Finance committee re-calls CoP over Legge security

| 12/06/2015 | 88 Comments
(CNS): Police Commissioner David Baines has been recalled to Finance Committee in order to explain to members of the Legislative Assembly why the editor of a local daily newspaper was given police protection on the public dollar. During committee hearings on Thursday the deputy governor said the p [...]

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Customs collector ‘soon come’

Customs collector ‘soon come’

| 12/06/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Government interviewed four local people for the post of collector of customs this week in what the financial secretary said was the sixth recruitment effort by the ministry to fill the critical post. The top job in a department that generates one of the main sources of revenue for government [...]

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