Tag Archive for 'Jersey'

Leatherback turtle egg found on St Brelade’s Beach in Jersey

June 10th, 2013 by Société Jersiaise Marine Biology Section

On 6 June 2013 the Société Jersiaise Marine Biology Section received an extraordinary report of a sea turtle’s egg having been washed up on St Brelade’s beach, Jersey. Andy Farmer, a sea turtle expert living in Jersey, looked at the images and spoke with Mrs Carolyn Green who found the egg while walking her dog on […]

Jersey in Transition permaculture workshop on 20 and 21 April 2013

April 5th, 2013 by Nigel Jones

Jersey in Transition have organised a Permaculture Weekend Workshop on 20 and 21 April 2013. The educational workshop spills over to Monday 22 April 2013 with tours of some of Jersey’s gardens and farms. The workshop takes place at Frances Le Sueur Centre, Five Mile Road, La Mielle de Morville, St Ouen, Jersey.

Kevin Sharpe of Zero Carbon World to speak about transport policy and electric cars on 15 January 2013 at Société Jersiaise

January 13th, 2013 by Jersey Climate Action Network

Kevin Sharpe of Zero Carbon World will be giving a talk on transport policy and electric cars at Société Jersiaise in Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey on Tuesday 15 January 2013 beginning at 8:00 pm. This talk is pertinent to both Guernsey and Jersey, as Guernsey’s Environment Department is developing an ‘on-island transport strategy‘, and […]

Guernsey re-establishes electricity supply from France

October 8th, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity engineers, working closely with Jersey Electricity engineers, have completed the latest stage of restoring Guernsey’s undersea inter-connector cable to Jersey. The cable has been successfully reconnected and re-energised. Guernsey Electricity has begun the gradual process of bringing it up to capacity supplying the island’s network. Bob Beebe, Operations Director at Guernsey Electricity Ltd., […]

Mourant Ozannes raises funds for stroke associations with inter-island swimming challenge

September 20th, 2012 by Mourant Ozannes

Two teams of swimmers from Mourant Ozannes completed a simultaneous inter-island relay challenge on Saturday 8 September 2012. The teams achieved their remarkable feat in a combined time of just over 24 hours, with the Jersey to Guernsey leg swum in 11 hours 40 minutes 37 seconds and the team from Guernsey reaching the Jersey […]

Durrell Business breakfast seminar in October on evaluating impact of corporate community investment

September 14th, 2012 by Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust has organised the 2012 Business Breakfast Seminar “Evaluating the impact of Corporate Community Investment” for Thursday 11 October 2012 from 8:00 pm to 10 am at the Pomme D’Or Hotel in St Helier, Jersey. RBC Wealth Management has kindly sponsored this breakfast seminar so that the event is free to those […]

Investec Private Bank provides sailing bursary in conjunction with Le Tournoi sports charity

November 5th, 2011 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Jersey youngsters with a passion for sailing could be awarded a bursary thanks to Investec Bank (Channel Islands) Limited. The bursary is open to Jersey youngsters this year, but may be open to those in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the future. In conjunction with Le Tournoi, a local charity, which aims to help disadvantaged […]

Birds in the Channel Islands

September 13th, 2011 by Glyn Young

To date, 366 species of birds have been recorded throughout the British Channel Islands. The islands host a large variety of habitats so it is very possible to see farmland, woodland and sea birds within a few minutes of each other. Some birds are very active fliers. Some may be only on one of the […]

Jersey teases a Guernsey resident with glimpses of the future

August 23rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

Jersey is a delightful island to bicycle around. Just as Guernsey’s beauty is more easily appreciated from a bicycle than it is from a car, a visit from Guernsey to Jersey by bicycle showed off the beauty of Jersey’s rural landscape more effectively than a previous journey by car had done. While waiting at the […]

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Business Sustainability Seminar in St Helier on 12 October 2011

August 15th, 2011 by Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust requests the pleasure of your company at the 2011 Business Sustainability Seminar taking place at the Pomme D’Or Hotel, St Helier on 12 October 2011 from 8 am to 10.15 am. Please RSVP to Anne-Marie Neale of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust by email: anne-marie.neale @ durrell.org or telephone 01534 860093