Fri 22 Jul 2022
A problem of coastal erosion at La Fontenelle Bay near Beaucette is likely to be resolved before the winter storms come and make the situation worse, the Environment Committee has said in response to representations from the parish and Vale Commons Council, which is responsible for the area.
Thu 21 Jul 2022
Disposing of a truck that appears to have been abandoned at the car park opposite the Vale Castle could leave the Vale Douzaine – and parish ratepayers – facing a bill of around £1,000, Senior Constable Richard Leale has revealed. The cost has been significantly increased because the small lorry has been filled with rubbish.
Mon 18 Jul 2022
Dog owners using L'Ancresse Common have been warned that they need to keep their animals on a lead at all times and under close supervision. This reminder follows what has been described as a spate of attacks and aggressive behaviour from pets.
Sun 17 Jul 2022
We receive a number of complaints from time to time from parishioners concerned about vehicles that appear to have been abandoned at the coastal car park opposite the entrance to the Vale Castle. These reports are followed up – but not always successfully.
Thu 14 Jul 2022
Inert builders' waste may not be dumped into the sea off Bulwer Avenue after all as the Environment Committee is now to look at whether using Les Vardes Quarry is a more environmentally friendly option. And following pressure from the Vale Douzaine, president Lindsay de Sausmarez has confirmed that the reappraisal will also look at filling in Longue Hougue Reservoir (pictured below).
Fri 01 Jul 2022
Emergency action to help resolve the island's shortage of affordable housing is concentrated on the North with nearly 700 new builds scheduled for the "corridor" off the Bridge to Route Militaire, if the former Data Park is re-zoned from industrial to housing. The Data Park is currently earmarked as one of Guernsey's four key industrial zones and classed as "strategically important".
Thu 30 Jun 2022
Another 190 new homes could be built in the north of the island after the States bought the former data park off Route Militaire for nearly £5m in the hope it can get change of use from industrial zoning to housing.
Sun 26 Jun 2022
Vale householders are reminded that waste charges imposed by the States are set to rise from July 1 with the cost of a 90 litre black sack of residual to rise from £2.70 to £2.92.
Sun 12 Jun 2022
Remember this picture from our Jubilee Jamboree event? Well, it's won an award...
Sat 11 Jun 2022
...which means this is the last weekend in which to comply with the law and ensure boundaries are properly cut (and cleared up afterwards) and douits are cleaned to ensure the water can run freely.