Tag Archive for 'Bailiwick of Guernsey'

Bailiwick residents invited to enter 2015 Conservation Awards by 8 May

April 30th, 2015 by Insurance Corporation

Conservations and ecologists are invited to enter the 2015 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards to highlight work they are doing in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The awards now in their 25th year have raised the profile of many island conservation projects performed by schools, environmental groups, businesses and private landowners. Pat Wisher from the 2014 winners, […]

Guernsey’s first foundation is Male Uprising Guernsey cancer charity

January 11th, 2013 by Male Uprising in Guernsey

Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG) has registered the first Guernsey Foundation. MUG is a Guernsey charity set up last year to raise awareness of male cancer in the Bailiwick and raise funds to offer support to Bailiwick men suffering from cancer. Guernsey has recently introduced foundations legislation in order to offer an alternative wealth management vehicle […]

UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry visits Alderney Renewable Energy

April 30th, 2012 by Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd

Charles Hendry, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) visited Alderney to meet members of the management team of Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE). ARE has ambitious plans for developing tidal power in the coastal waters around Alderney.

Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd signs agreements to exploit huge tidal energy resources

February 20th, 2012 by Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd

Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE), the tidal energy developer, signed agreements on 17 February 2012 for two major projects aimed at creating one of the most significant tidal power sites in Europe. The first agreement is with the French industrial group DCNS for the development of tidal arrays in Alderney’s waters. The second agreement is between […]

Fourteen Guernsey charities shortlisted for inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011

November 1st, 2011 by Barclays Wealth

Fourteen charities have been shortlisted for the inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011. The winners, who will each be awarded a share of £25,000, will be announced at a presentation evening on Thursday 17 November 2011 at The Venue, St Peter Port. There were 29 applications made to the Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011 which […]

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 […]

Catch and release of uncommon Guernsey grey gurnard

May 19th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Richard Seager with his party of recreational fishermen on Out the Blue landed a grey gurnard, Eutrigla gurnardus, on the afternoon of 19 May 2011. This species is uncommon in Guernsey waters but abundant elsewhere in northern European waters. An ICES report states that grey gurnard “is by far the most common gurnard in the […]

Potential Channel Island record sized megrim caught on 15 April 2011

April 17th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Mick Le Sauvage, drifting off the western edge of Godine bank to the south of Sark on 15 April 2011, landed the largest recorded recreationally-caught megrim, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis, in Channel Island waters. His megrim was caught at 1 pm at 49° 22.35 north and 2° 25.2 west using a smooth or red sandeel, Gymnammodytes semisquamatus, […]

The secret lives of our sea birds

September 15th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Next time you’re on Cobo enjoying a bag of chips take another look at that gull eagerly watching you. If it’s got a coloured ring on its leg this bird is part of a study to understand more about the habits and movements of sea birds. Note the number, let one of the ornithologists know […]