Tag Archive for 'Department of Commerce & Employment'

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, […]

Plant health inspector confirms ash dieback disease in Guernsey

November 14th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

The first case of ash dieback has been confirmed in Guernsey. The disease, caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea was found on recently imported ash trees at a site in the south east of Guernsey. All 86 ash trees from the consignment have been removed and destroyed. It is to be hoped that the landowner’s […]

University of Exeter helps Guernsey develop renewable energy strategy

May 1st, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

Academics and students from the University of Exeter are coming to Guernsey on a field visit to make a high level strategic assessment of the renewable energy potential for Guernsey. This initiative is part of Commerce and Employment’s Renewable Energy Team’s (RET) long term strategic alliance with leading UK Universities to progress local macro marine […]