New States 'waste disposal' bill clarified by Constable

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Islanders have this week been receiving a new bill from the States under the 'pay as you throw' refuse and recycling regime.

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Drop-ins planned for North reclamation proposals

Thu 21 Feb 2019

More than 100,000 tonnes of waste is generated each year by local construction and demolition activity, excavations, and roads maintenance – and the island has to get rid of this so-called 'inert' waste.

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UPDATED: All Vale parish deputies have their say on 25mph speed limits

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Vale Deputy Jeremy Smithies set out his reasons here on Wednesday why he would be supporting a move in the States later this month to prevent the wholesale introduction of new 25mph speed limits in the island, some of which also affect the Vale including Braye Road.

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Too many signs turn Bridge 'into urban forest'

Fri 15 Feb 2019

More than 130 posts – most with signs on them – are littering the Bridge, a special survey for the douzaines of St Sampson and the Vale has discovered.

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Vale Deputy explains opposition to 25mph limits

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Vale Deputy and Douzenier Jeremy Smithies has explained why he is supporting a move that could prevent a number of new 25mph speed limits being introduced.

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Time for “Spring Queening” in the Vale

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Special traps like the one above will be appearing in the Vale over the next few weeks as Operation Spring Queen gets under way. It's a special initiative to try to control the spread of aggressive Asian hornets, which damage local insect populations and can pose a risk to people.

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Don't forget to 'sticker up' this bin night

Mon 04 Feb 2019

It's the 4th – and the start of Guernsey's new 'pay as you throw' waste charge to encourage islanders to generate less rubbish.

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Who's the mystery path-clearer?

Thu 31 Jan 2019

If it wasn't the States, the Douzaine or the Vale Commons Council, who was it?

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Last week of 'free' bin nights before Pay as You Throw begins

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Have you got your stickers yet? They'll be needed next week when the new 'pay as you throw' system comes into effect and can be purchased from local retailers – either £1.40 for up to 50 litres of 'black bag' waste or £2.50 for up to 90 litres. That's equivalent to a dustbin-sized bag.

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E&G development - have your say

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Vale parishioners have been invited to comment on a new planning framework that could see the English and Guernsey Arms site redeveloped in a range of different ways, including a multi-storey building.

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