Tag Archive for 'Alderney'

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme expands across the Bailiwick

April 30th, 2015 by Waitrose

Waitrose will deliver ‘Grow and Sell‘ packs to school children in Alderney, Sark and Herm later this month following strong interest in this scheme from Guernsey schools. The ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme has already given out 37 kits to Guernsey schools. The scheme aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children from across the […]

Guernsey’s elderly to benefit from charities receiving grant funding

September 12th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The first round of the Pargiter Trust Grants has seen more than £19,000 awarded to Bailiwick charities working with elderly people. Five recipients were awarded grants: Milly’s Foundation, Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association, Carers Coming Together, Eldad Elim Church and the Guernsey Arts Commission. The Guernsey Community Foundation has been working with the Pargiter Trust, […]

MARPOL must ban discharge at sea of polyisobutylene which is killing European sea birds

April 24th, 2013 by Alderney Wildlife Trust

On 22 April 2013 the Alderney Wildlife Trust recovered a dead Guillemot from Braye Harbour in Alderney. This is the first bird recorded in the Channel Islands that is believed to have been killed by Polyisobutylene (PIB). The discovery of this bird occurred at the same time as it was announced that over the previous […]

Birds in the Channel Islands

September 13th, 2011 by Glyn Young

To date, 366 species of birds have been recorded throughout the British Channel Islands. The islands host a large variety of habitats so it is very possible to see farmland, woodland and sea birds within a few minutes of each other. Some birds are very active fliers. Some may be only on one of the […]

Northern gannets on Les Etacs off the coast of Alderney may focus on different areas in search for food

July 1st, 2011 by Louise Soanes

A recent pilot project conducted by the University of Liverpool, with the support of the Alderney Wildlife Trust, The British Trust for Ornithologists and funded by the Alderney Commission for Renewable Energy (ACRE) attached GPS data loggers to 23 gannets, Morus bassanus, breeding on Les Etacs, Alderney. Within six days 17 loggers had been retrieved, […]

Coast Media publish guide to the delightful coastal walks of the Channel Islands

July 1st, 2011 by Coast Media

The Channel Island map specialists Coast Media have published a unique guide that covers the Channel Islands’ best coastal walking routes. “The Channel Island Way” is a beautifully illustrated book on the 110 mile walking route that brings together all the best coastal walks in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm. The guide, with words […]

Tidal energy generation in the waters of Alderney

June 1st, 2007 by Robin Le Page

Robin Le Page is a Guernsey Civil Engineer who wrote this paper in collaboration with Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd. The paper was published by Loughborough University in May 2007. —— Abstract In the UK the Renewable Energy Obligation will oblige utilities to source at least 10 % of their electricity from renewable sources by 2010. […]