Letters to Media

Is Brittish Pork better than Local?

January 28, 2012 at 3:01 pm. Letters to Media.

I was in St. Sampson and on the bridge yesterday and went into a local butchers shop? I mentioned that I was sending one of my free range pigs to market and was he interested in buying it to sell in the shop. He said he  paid the same price per pound ( £1.39p per pound) for […]

Waste Work Shops

July 6, 2011 at 3:35 pm. Letters to Media.

One of the main issues which keeps coming up about so many States decisions is, can we not make quicker ones, not keep changing and staying with these decisions, so the cost does not keep going up. This is a comment made by local business, a few previous and present States Members and the public. […]

Denys Corbet

April 25, 2011 at 11:37 am. Letters to Media.

“Denys Corbet May 22nd 1826 to April 21st 1909 La Drain Rimeux (The last poet) It is a great honour that a British Blue Heritage Plaque has been awarded to the late Denys Corbet. At a ceremony on the Saturday July 16th at 3pm, it will be put on the mounting steps of La Roberge […]

Rise and Fall of Farmers Market?

January 17, 2011 at 11:04 am. Letters to Media.

Are markets are now not as popular as when they first started  7 years ago and why has this happened and what are the reasons? I can only give my opinion on this having a stall at  two Farmers Market ( Saumarez Manor & Catel ) from when they first started up till this date. The […]

Potatoes

December 2, 2010 at 12:59 pm. Letters to Media.

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Little Rant

November 10, 2010 at 10:05 pm. Letters to Media.

22/1/2010 Douzaines must (adapt or die ) This is an interesting article from somebody who has not, as far as l know, served as a parish official or on a douzaine. It is very rewarding, that Mr Roffey has so much admiration for, douzaine members, who serve their parish “free”. It is good to know […]

Guernsey Tomorrow

November 10, 2010 at 9:57 pm. General News, Letters to Media.

22/06/2009. These were prompted by, the Guernsey Business Plan, wanting more self suffiency in local produce, and attending Guernsey Tomorrow at Beau Sejour. It was interesting at this work shop, sitting at one of 10 or more tables, when every table’s priority was the need, to produce more in this Island. This is easier said […]

Burning the beef

November 6, 2010 at 2:13 pm. Letters to Media.

Who’s ringing now? Hello Jamie what’s that Eustace phoned you, and what did he say? Oh he read in the Guernsey Press and it said “we are burning 450 Guernsey cows? Well he has got a bit of a bee in his bonnet over this. We are not actually burning the beef, like you might […]

“Still burnning the beef”

November 5, 2010 at 6:57 pm. Letters to Media.

“Still burning the beef” I put an article in the press of 28/3/2010 which was titled ” Burning the Beef” There has been no change since that date and has cost another £500,000 of incinerated good quality beef, £ 165,000 of incineration costs and £67,000 of compensation. Comments to my questions? (” To answer the […]