General News

Rising food prices

October 20, 2012 at 5:42 pm. General News.

Weather problems push up the cost of animal feed RISING food prices have been hitting Guernsey farmers and shops.


October 20, 2012 at 5:30 pm. General News.


Guernsey grower Terry Robert contending with this years bad weather

October 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm. Growing, General News.

This is Terry and Irita Robert and Terry  started growing when he left Les Beauchamp School one year before I left and joined the family business. Terry and his wife picture with him are only one of the two left. He produces a range of fruit andvegetables mainly outside but only inside his vinery. Update. He […]

Old Guernsey Town Market

May 1, 2012 at 12:48 pm. General News.

BBC – The story of the Guernsey markets       

Snow in a Forest

January 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm. General News.

  Kirstie, Chris and little Ollie in the snow 2011.

Forest snow 2010

November 3, 2011 at 6:40 pm. General News.

This is in 2010 when snow fell in the Forest. Here is some of my family daughter Kirstie, husband Chris and grandson Olliver enjoying the snow. We normally only have snow every 8 years or so, but snow fell in 2009 as well. Best to make the most of it.

Forest Shed to Stay Up

August 1, 2011 at 2:30 pm. General News.

                     Smallholders can keep shed in Forest   Congratulations to the Tribunal committee ruling in favour of Jonathon & Julia Le Moignan, so that common sense won the day. I would also add that I have great sympathy for the Environment planning officers, who I believe have to put an opposition case […]

Hedge Veg.

July 7, 2011 at 4:06 pm. General News.

12th, 2011 by Richard Lord (Click book cover to expand image) Fifteen people got together in the Young Enterprise Scheme to form ‘Click’ to produce and sell the ‘Guernsey Guide to Hedge Veg.” The book shows hedge veg stalls organised by parish. The 50 page guide to Guernsey’s hedge veg – the tradition of selling […]

The Horse Show

June 30, 2011 at 6:01 pm. General News.

I went with my wife Sheila, daughter Kirstie, son-in-law Chris and 2 .6 year old grandson Olliver to the BJS  Horse Show at la Chemin le Roi, Forest. I was there to present a cup to one of the events on behalf of La Roberge Farm. Which is my famlies home. I am seen in […]

The Guernsey Golden Donkey

December 23, 2010 at 11:44 pm. General News.

History of our Breed The origins of the breed are uncertain but certainly have Maltese, Syrian and other influences behind them. On the island of Guernsey there have always been golden goats as well as a golden cow and a golden donkey (now extinct). The fact that we have these goats today is due to […]

Joc Watts

December 20, 2010 at 11:59 pm. General News.

Islanders’ praise for Meadow Court Farm’s Joc Watts, who lost her battle with cancer on Monday By Zoe Ash Joc Watts, ‘a woman of considerable energy’ who will be ‘greatly missed by everybody’. TRIBUTES were paid yesterday to a Guernsey woman who tirelessly devoted her life to the island community. Joc Watts, MBE, died on […]

Eight Reasons To Eat Local

December 13, 2010 at 3:53 pm. General News.

Eight Reasons to Eat Local Foods Straight-Forward Benefits of Eating Local Foods By Molly Watson, Guide See More About:eating locallyfresh foodenvironmental benefitslocal ecomonyfood safteyEating local foods is better for you, for the environment, and for your taste buds. Here are the top eight big, umbrella-style reasons you should eat more local foods. 1. Local […]