30/12/2016 Channel Islands News


30/12/2016

The latest news, sport and weather for the Channel Islands.


Similar Content

Browse content similar to 30/12/2016. Check below for episodes and series from the same categories and more!

Transcript


LineFromTo

Good evening. news where you are.

:00:00.:00:16.

Business leaders have called for the south west to get a bigger

:00:17.:00:19.

A rise in fares that will be introduced shortly will hit

:00:20.:00:23.

all parts of the country equally, and the rail industry says billions

:00:24.:00:26.

of pounds is being spent on improving the network.

:00:27.:00:29.

But campaigners say that's unfair, given that less rail

:00:30.:00:31.

Our business correspondent Neil Gallacher reports.

:00:32.:00:38.

Rail fares will go up by an average of 2.3% from January 2nd.

:00:39.:00:42.

That rise is being applied uniformly across the country.

:00:43.:00:45.

On the face of it, that treats all regions equally.

:00:46.:00:47.

Well, this is an inherently unfair system.

:00:48.:00:52.

The price increase applies right across the country,

:00:53.:00:55.

regardless of how much the cost is going back into the network.

:00:56.:00:59.

The reality is we get about a tenth of the spend that the rest

:01:00.:01:03.

And that is the reason why we have got such a fragile rail network.

:01:04.:01:09.

The vulnerability of the rail link into Devon and Cornwall was keenly

:01:10.:01:12.

felt at the start of December because of flooding at Cowley Bridge

:01:13.:01:15.

outside Exeter, lending urgency to calls for more spending here.

:01:16.:01:19.

But the picture is not all bad, according to the joint rail campaign

:01:20.:01:23.

That is real investment in the south-west.

:01:24.:01:29.

Every part of the country wants money.

:01:30.:01:32.

We have just got to shout very, very loudly and make sure we are heard,

:01:33.:01:35.

so that the investment comes to the south-west.

:01:36.:01:37.

We really feel we are the forgotten south-west and that's why

:01:38.:01:40.

we are saying to government, don't forget about us, we need

:01:41.:01:43.

Record amounts are being spent upgrading Britain's railway

:01:44.:01:46.

Some of that spending undeniably has knock-on

:01:47.:01:51.

benefits back down the line, but it will soon be three years

:01:52.:01:54.

since the collapse of the main route at Dawlish reminded everyone how

:01:55.:01:57.

this region does not enjoy the sort of robust rail links that many other

:01:58.:02:01.

parts of the country take for granted.

:02:02.:02:06.

A roundup of some of the other stories

:02:07.:02:08.

Police are warning that dangerous drugs which were stolen from three

:02:09.:02:13.

vets practices in Cornwall in the last week could prove

:02:14.:02:15.

The drugs including ketamine and apomorphine were taken

:02:16.:02:21.

from practices in Treleigh, Redruth and Truro.

:02:22.:02:25.

The family of a Devon man murdered in Tamerton Foliot on New Year's Day

:02:26.:02:28.

in 2015 say there are unanswered questions about how the probation

:02:29.:02:32.

service dealt with his killer in the weeks before the crime.

:02:33.:02:36.

It's emerged that Donald Pemberton - one of the two men who stabbed

:02:37.:02:40.

Tanis Bhandari to death - was out on licence from prison

:02:41.:02:43.

when he was seen wielding meat cleavers two weeks

:02:44.:02:46.

The Community Rehabilitation Company involved said his behaviour

:02:47.:02:52.

The public are being asked to have their say about plans

:02:53.:02:57.

for the reform of the NHS and social care system in Cornwall

:02:58.:03:00.

The five-year plan could include the loss of hospital beds in favour

:03:01.:03:05.

of more care at home with possible hospital closures and job losses.

:03:06.:03:09.

A series of public meetings will be held throughout January.

:03:10.:03:15.

National parks like Dartmoor are losing millions of pounds

:03:16.:03:18.

in Government funding, according to figures

:03:19.:03:21.

The Campaign for National Parks said staff working on Dartmoor had

:03:22.:03:26.

The Government had promised to protect funding, but figures show

:03:27.:03:31.

parks will be receiving much less by 2020 than a decade earlier.

:03:32.:03:41.

It's a common complaint that there's not enough for young teenagers

:03:42.:03:43.

Well, now in Dawlish, they have a youth club

:03:44.:03:48.

Local church groups have got together to provide an inflatable

:03:49.:03:52.

pop-up dome where young people can go on a Friday night.

:03:53.:03:57.

At first glance, this doesn't look like a youth club but at some air

:03:58.:04:11.

and hey presto. This is being run by church groups in Dawlish. It has

:04:12.:04:17.

suffered from anti-social behaviour like drink and drugs.

:04:18.:04:21.

We've been doing youth work in the towns for many

:04:22.:04:23.

years and the youth clubs just weren't working.

:04:24.:04:25.

We looked at something that was mobile, something that

:04:26.:04:29.

And we just happened to stumble across a pop-up dome.

:04:30.:04:33.

And we looked into other options like buses and they just

:04:34.:04:37.

If you are a sporty person, there is a lot to do. But there isn't a lot

:04:38.:04:55.

of things like this. I guess it is just somewhere for them to go that

:04:56.:05:00.

is not out on this treats mixing with random people. It is a bit

:05:01.:05:06.

safer. It is warm. Outside, it is cold. There are activities. Although

:05:07.:05:13.

this is operated by church groups, it is not here to preach or convert.

:05:14.:05:18.

It is currently running on Friday night and in the summer they hope to

:05:19.:05:21.

find outdoor activities, too. Tonight sees the start

:05:22.:05:24.

of a new television drama series, Delicious, which stars Dawn French,

:05:25.:05:27.

was filmed at a number of locations Spotlight's John Danks has been

:05:28.:05:31.

taking a look at it. Nothing. That is what changed.

:05:32.:05:45.

Nothing. There were no signs. Nothing was to front. One day he was

:05:46.:05:50.

my husband and the next day, he belonged to you. This new show is

:05:51.:05:58.

billed as a story of love, lies and betrayal. Another seems worth filmed

:05:59.:06:05.

here at this castle over the summer. It is really exciting to feet chair.

:06:06.:06:14.

The tame and Valley has been overlooked but hopefully this will

:06:15.:06:18.

be a chance for us to put our mark on the map, so to speak. It will be

:06:19.:06:26.

interesting to see what happens. Portended was also used as a

:06:27.:06:32.

location for the drama. Some risk destinations linked to the BBC's

:06:33.:06:39.

Poldark series saw an increase of tourism. There is hope this will

:06:40.:06:42.

happen here, too. It's time to check out the weather

:06:43.:06:46.

now as the year draws to a close. Thank you. Generally, staying rather

:06:47.:06:56.

cloudy at try as we entered the year. There is a band of rain

:06:57.:07:01.

pushing through in the early hours of New Year's Day. High-pressure

:07:02.:07:08.

builds. It will get to try and brighter and a lot colder. Still the

:07:09.:07:14.

risk of a few full patches further east. A fair amount of cloud around

:07:15.:07:18.

overnight. That will hold temperatures up a bit. Particularly

:07:19.:07:25.

for western areas. Rather cloudy start to the day tomorrow. A few

:07:26.:07:30.

brighter breaks up hospital anywhere but equally they are to be like rain

:07:31.:07:40.

on drizzle on western facing slopes. Mild tomorrow, 10 Celsius, staying

:07:41.:07:42.

dry into the evening but the rain comes through first on New Year's

:07:43.:07:47.

Day. Behind it, a few showers. Generally brighter but cooler.

:07:48.:07:56.

Thank you. We will be back with the late news at 10:50pm tonight. In the

:07:57.:07:58.

meantime, have a good evening. Good evening, fog has been a problem

:07:59.:08:16.

in recent days, slow changes over the next 48 hours or so as this

:08:17.:08:17.

Download Subtitles

SRT

ASS