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CI weather: Dry and largely clear before a fine Tuesday

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The threat of a passing shower will diminish through Monday evening as pressure builds from the south. Therefore a dry and largely clear night is expected with light winds.

Minimum temperature: 12 to 15C (54 to 59F).

Fine and dry throughout Tuesday with light winds and lengthy sunny spells.

Maximum Temperature: 15 to 18C (59 to 64F).

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Heather Watson wins Vancouver Open

BBC Radio Guernsey

Guernsey's Heather Watson has won the Vancouver Open to claim her second title of the year.

The Channel Islander beat Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight sets: 7-5, 6-4.

Watson is the first British player to win the title since Johanna Konta in 2015.

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Islander's Jersey-France swim charity challenge

BBC Radio Guernsey

A Guernsey man is hoping to be the first islander to swim from Jersey to France.

Tim Pond has been training for more than a year and swimming 15 miles a week for the last month in preparation for the challenge.

This is his second fundraising swim he's doing in aid of the charity the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation.

It helped his family eight years ago when his daughter spent time in the special care baby unit.

The swim is due to take place on or around 24 August, depending on the weather.

Winds of force six expected across Channel Islands

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A yellow weather warning for wind has been issued, Jersey Met said.

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HRT shortage affecting menopausal women in Guernsey

BBC Radio Guernsey

A UK and Europe-wide shortage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) products is having an effect on stocks in Guernsey.

Patients who find they are no longer able to access the drug are being advised to speak to their GP who will to help look at alternative courses of treatment.

The drug is used to replace oestrogen the body stops producing during the menopause and is used by women to help relieve some of the symptoms.

The Committee for Health and Social Care said a major supplier of the drug was experiencing low stocks.

It has been an ongoing issue over the past few months and is affecting patients in the UK and Europe, as well as the Bailiwick.

The shortage is due to a number of factors including manufacturing and supply issues.

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Hormone replacement therapy helps relieve symptoms of the menopause