I interview Danielle Hirst, a local Mum trying to find a property with her partner, daughter and dog. She is currently living on a pull out bed with her partner as she describes the search for a rental property in Guernsey and the attitude of landlords and estate agents as “a monopoly”. In her desperation … More Housing Interview for BBC One in the Channel Islands and BBC Radio Guernsey
Cluhein Trubshaw, a finance worker originally from South Africa, moved her family over to Guernsey as she was recruited for the work opportunities, but is now being forced to leave the island after 16 months. Her rent has been increased by 32% and she describes the difficulties trying to find a property in the housing … More 32% rent increase for BBC One, BBC Radio Guernsey and BBC News
I interviewed young islander Liv Gibbs, about a book of poetry she wrote in lockdown about her own struggles with her mental health. She also spoke to me about what it’s like being published, and the stigma surrounding mental health in Guernsey. It was aired in association with World Mental Health Day for BBC One … More World Mental Health Day for BBC Channel Islands TV
I interviewed a personal trainer of 15 years, Tracy Gibbs, on her calling for change in Guernsey’s planning laws. After facing complaints, Tracy had her working hours restricted and she calls for a system which is fairer and supports local small businesses with more flexibility. The States of Guernsey issued a statement that each planning … More Calling for change for BBC Channel Islands TV
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