CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Following government advice, the office will remain closed for the duration of the current outbreak. We are, however, monitoring emails, post and calls and would advise anyone wanting to make contact to do so via email at [email protected] or by writing to The Constables’ Office, Maraitaine Road, Vale, Guernsey, GY3 5QE.
For more urgent matters, the Constables or individual Douzeniers can be contacted. Their details are here.
Fri 29 May 2020
With June almost here, it's time to plan to trim any hedges you may have and ensure that douits or water courses are cleared and the water able to flow freely.
Tue 26 May 2020
Vale parishioners are being asked by the head of Environment and Infrastructure which road, street or lane they’d like to close on a Sunday for community use.
Fri 15 May 2020
More than 1,000 new properties could be provided in the North of the island as Planners blitz the Vale and St Sampson's with new build approvals and other developments, official documents show. And an independent assessment has shown that roads and junctions could be overloaded with traffic as a result.
Tue 12 May 2020
An invitation to parishioners to comment on a proposal that Hougue Jehannet, the road running behind the island's power station, be closed permanently on security grounds has triggered a detailed response from one regular user who says he will be seriously affected if the thoroughfare is gated off. Here, he sets out the impact on his business – and suggests that the value of the land sought by Guernsey Electricity Ltd (GEL) is around £25m.
Mon 11 May 2020
A decision recently announced by Guernsey's Development & Planning Authority (DPA) to clear the way for up to 150 new homes to be built in the Saltpans area has been robustly criticised by both the Vale and St Sampson's.