Mon 15 Oct 2018
Paper and card for recycling this week please, and it's a 'black bag' for residual waste as well.
Sun 14 Oct 2018
Vale Senior Constable Richard Leale has responded to the news that the island's first referendum has returned an outcome binding on the States that will lead to full island-wide voting for the 2020 General Election of people's deputies.
Fri 12 Oct 2018
Counting the ballot papers at St James. Picture By Peter Frankland/Guernsey Press.
Mon 08 Oct 2018
Remember, no black bag residual waste collection this week... This, however, is what you can put out:
Sun 07 Oct 2018
News that the States have been drilling test holes in the former anti-tank wall at L'Ancresse to establish how deep it is reminded one parishioner that they had seen a photograph of the defence being built by the Germans during the Occupation.
Sun 30 Sep 2018
Vale’s deputies have confirmed that they intend trying to overturn Environment and Infrastructure’s attempts to impose 25mph speed limits on more than 80 island roads.
This follows a lively Deputies’ Surgery at the Vale Douzaine Rooms on Saturday morning when many parishioners questioned what was being proposed and why, following the Guernsey Press headline story, above.
Mary Lowe, the parish’s senior States representative, told this website: ‘We were faced with some unhappy people following the E&I decision to go ahead with the 25mph limit in certain roads. The four Deputies present, Neil [Inder], Matt [Fallaize], Laurie [Queripel] and myself were asked what were we going to do about it...’
All the deputies had earlier received feedback from parishioners concerned by the E&I plan and the way the limits were being introduced.
After some discussion, the deputies agreed that they would attempt to stop the new restrictions being imposed by placing a motion to annul the Statutory Instrument which, when lodged by E&I, would give force to the new limits, although no one has yet agreed to front such a move.
It is understood that Environment has been told of the deputies’ decision so its members, who include Vale Deputy Sarah Hansmann-Rouxel, can decide whether to go ahead or not with installing the new roadsigns ahead of the challenge to the limits.
The four deputies also made it clear that the decision to impose the speed limits was a collective one by E&I, not down to any one individual.
Thu 27 Sep 2018
Talk of the States redeveloping the island's eastern seaboard risks overlooking the potential for turning the Bridge area into a 'Northern Powerhouse', an influential blog has said.
Mon 24 Sep 2018
...glass for recycling this week please as the island continues to get to grips with the new system of disposing of rubbish and increasing what households recycle.
Tue 18 Sep 2018
Brave decisions are needed to end the planning blight caused by the Channel Islands Co-op's ownership of Leale's Yard and its inability to develop the highly important site, the Vale's Senior Constable has said.