Tag Archive for 'Guernsey'

Nissan LEAF electric cars proving extremely popular

March 18th, 2014 by Nissan Motor Company

Drivers of the Nissan LEAF – the world’s best-selling electric car – are racing towards the 1 billion kilometre mark. Roberto San José, from Valladolid, was the first taxi driver in Spain to buy a Nissan LEAF, explaining that since buying his Nissan LEAF in October 2011 he has covered over 100,000 km and eliminated […]

Guernsey public asked to help seabirds that are struggling to cope with severe weather conditions

February 11th, 2014 by La Société Guernesiaise

Seabirds are being found washed up on Guernsey’s beaches following the recent high tides and strong winds. The prolonged bad weather conditions mean that many birds found around the island’s coast have found it difficult to find enough food to survive. Shags, guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes have been particularly badly hit as these species cannot […]

The Caves youth centre on Upper Mansell Street in St Peter Port

January 31st, 2014 by Richard Lord

Matthew Sawbridge, The Caves Youth Centre Manager, spoke to Sustainable Guernsey about plans for the youth centre on Upper Mansell Street, Trinity Square in St Peter Port. The Caves, which uses the former ‘The Caves du Bordeaux’ premises, has been set-up by Guernsey Youth, which is an independent charity headed by Wayne Bulpitt. Matthew Sawbridge, […]

Sorted will pick-up your Christmas tree for recycling and make a donation to four Guernsey charities

December 27th, 2013 by Sorted

Sorted will save you the bother of taking your Christmas tree to a Guernsey recycling drop-off point by picking it up from your home for £5 of which £1 will be donated to the Guernsey Athletic Club, £1 will be donated to Georgina’s Gang, £1 will be donated to Clic Sargent children’s cancer charity, and […]

Where to drop off real Christmas trees for recycling in Guernsey?

December 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department have organised the recycling of real Christmas trees. Between 27 December 2013 and the end of January 2014 real Christmas trees can be dropped off at the following locations: Earlswood, Ville Baudu, Vale Queux Patio Plants, Queux Manor, Rue Du Preel, Castel Le Friquet garden centre, Castel States […]

Six days and nights in a ShelterBox tent by Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port raises over £7000

December 22nd, 2013 by Richard Lord

Sarah Griffith, Bridge2Philippines founder, said the ShelterBox tent set-up by the side of the Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port to raise awareness of the fund raising appeal for the people of the Philippines who had suffered such extensive damage to their communities from Typhoon Haiyan, had been a great success. Josh Le Moignan spent […]

The Kings’s Fund supports active travel for improved public health

December 12th, 2013 by The King's Fund

The King’s Fund, an independent charity working to improve health and health care in England, has produced the report ‘Improving the Public’s Health‘, which states that investing in the right public health interventions provides an excellent return on investment for local government as well as improving the health and well-being of local communities. The report […]

Living Streets Guernsey wishes us to heed message ‘Be Safe Be Seen’ during Road Safety Week

November 14th, 2013 by Living Streets Guernsey

The UK Road Safety Charity BRAKE co-ordinates Road Safety Week, which is from 18 to 24 November 2013. This year BRAKE is asking everyone to “pledge to tune in to road safety – that means promising to do your best to keep focused on the task at hand, and never putting yourself and others in […]

‘Cycling Sunday’ with Sir Bradley Wiggins in St Peter Port, Guernsey

October 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

‘Cycling Sunday’ events took over the St Peter Port, Guernsey waterfront on the morning of 20 October 2013. Sir Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de France winner, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and 2013 Tour of Britain winner, was in Town to start a number of cycling races along the […]

Sir Bradley Wiggins attracts cycling fans to the St Peter Port waterfront

October 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

(from part 1) The ‘Cycling Sunday’ events included a race for Guernsey deputies and civil servants. Deputies Scott Ogier, Elis Bebb, and Barry Brehaut took part. Barry Brehaut was the first deputy to cross the finish line.