Tag Archive for 'Guernsey'

Sir Bradley Wiggins said he enjoyed Guernsey and wished to visit again

October 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

(from part 2) Guernsey Police played an important role closing the waterfront to motor vehicles and being on-hand throughout the mornings events until Sir Bradley Wiggins left the area.

University researcher needs help of Guernsey public to explore attitudes towards offshore renewable energy

June 20th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

Bouke Wiersma is understaking a 3-year PhD research project at the University of Exeter. His research will focus on perceptions and attitudes about offshore macro renewable energy such as tidal energy, as well as the future of energy on Guernsey in a wider energy policy context. Mr Wiersma is looking for members of the Guernsey […]

PF+A company gives staff financial incentive to not drive alone to work

June 7th, 2013 by PF+A

PF+A employees have traded in their cars and solo trips to work for more sustainable and less polluting alternatives thanks to a new incentive scheme launched by the company. The 14 strong team at the design office in St Peter Port are given £0.50 – £1.00 every time they make their journey to work in […]

Thebestof Guernsey promotes Buy Local Week from 3 to 7 June 2013

May 22nd, 2013 by Events

Buying Guernsey produced products and services is good for the local economy, and is a message that marketing company thebestof Guernsey has been promoting as part of a national drive with an ongoing Buy Local campaign. Many local businesses and people already actively support this campaign by displaying ‘Buy Local’ stickers in their shops, offices, […]

Guernsey Police issue fixed penalty notices for littering

May 13th, 2013 by Guernsey Police

Guernsey Police are planning to enforce anti-littering legislation by issuing fixed penalty notices over the coming few days. The drive to reduce the amount of cigarette litter in St Peter Port is in direct support to the parish authorities who are concerned of the negative impression the litter gives to visitors and the cost of […]

Guernsey Community Foundation meeting on Guernsey’s Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy

May 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a meeting, at 7.30 pm on Monday 13 May 2013 at Les Cotils in St Peter Port, of representatives from organisations that work with older people in both the voluntary and private sectors. The meeting is to enable the States of Guernsey to update attendees on the progress that […]

Continued concern over incinerator emissions at Whispers Vinery

April 26th, 2013 by Paul Aitchison

The privately owned and operated Whispers Vinery waste wood incinerator at Vazon Bay had operated from March 2011 but following complaints from local residents about pungent smoke, and following emission testing, the plant was shut down after three months. In December 2012, the States of Guernsey gave the go-ahead for the waste wood incinerator to […]

Floral Guernsey’s Spring Festival Week begins on 20 April 2013

March 31st, 2013 by Floral Guernsey

Floral Guernsey’s Spring Festival Week returns on Saturday 20 April 2013 with a diverse programme of events running throughout the island until Monday 29 April. The initiative, aimed at all gardeners and budding botanists, features a number of guided walks, open gardens and talks from experts including award-winning landscape designer Cleve West, who will deliver […]

UK offshore wind farms contribute to UK’s Coastal Communities Fund

March 23rd, 2013 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK welcomed the announcement made on 13 March 2013 by Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury, that coastal communities around the UK will be getting a share of millions of pounds of funding to create jobs and support local projects. The Coastal Communities Fund – a pot of money worth £27.8 million […]

The Russels Day Centre in St Peter Port needs helpers on Wednesday between 2 and 4 pm

March 7th, 2013 by Guernsey Voluntary Service

The Guernsey Voluntary Service is looking for help between 2 pm and 4 pm on a Wednesday afternoon at The Russels Day Centre, Les Cotils, St Peter Port. The tasks involve making and serving teas / coffees and clearing away / dishwasher loading afterwards – and then to help prepare the clients for going home.