Tag Archive for 'Richard Curtis'

Community adds biodiversity with tree planting at Les Prins Estate

February 24th, 2014 by Richard Lord

On a beautifully sunny Saturday 22 February 2014 families from Les Prins Estate near Port Soif worked with The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to plant a variety of native trees on four well-maintained greens on the estate. John Rothwell, Chairman of Les Prins Estate company, said trees planted some years ago […]

Lihou House receives donation from the Sure Community Foundation

February 8th, 2014 by Sure

The Sure Community Foundation has donated kitchen equipment to the Lihou Charitable Trust. The foundation has bought £350 worth of pots, pans and crockery, as well as providing £750 to maintain one of the bedrooms. Richard Curtis, warden of the Lihou Charitable Trust, said “the house is well used by so many school parties, groups […]

RBC Wealth Management staff help Lihou Island Charitable Trust

October 31st, 2013 by RBC Wealth Management

Volunteers from RBC Wealth Management have given the Lihou Island house a much-needed makeover by re-painting internal walls and creosoting outside decking to ensure that it is completely watertight before the winter sets in. Twelve RBC Wealth Management employees crossed the causeway to Lihou Island on the afternoon of 15 October 2013y to begin the […]

Lihou House on Lihou Island to reopen on 5 August 2013

July 23rd, 2013 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Guernsey residents raised £60,000 to replace the roof of Lihou House on Lihou Island off Guernsey’s west coast. Richard Curtis, Lihou Charitable Trust warden, is grateful to all those who helped make the replacement of the roof possible by fundraising and donating their time. “We’ve had quiz nights, tea and coffee open days on Lihou […]

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 […]

The Lihou Charitable Trust’s roof appeal needs to raise £60,000

July 14th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Ten Friends of Lihou begin a grueling 24-hour marathon to raise money for the charity on the weekend of 14 and 15 July 2012. The group will take part in the Three Peaks Challenge, which includes a climb up Ben Nevis (4408 feet) before driving to the Lake District where they will climb Scafell Pike […]

Ellie Harrison of BBC’s Countryfile goes ormering around Lihou Island

January 27th, 2012 by Richard Lord

BBC One’s Countryfile came to Guernsey in early January 2012 to film island life. Countryfile presenter Ellie Harrison searched the intertidal area around Lihou Island off Guernsey’s west coast for the ormer, Haliotis tuberculata, which is a large marine snail that is a culinary delicacy.