Parish Meeting 7th November at the Community Hut

PUBLICATION

PARISH OF ST PIERRE DU BOIS

The Constables and Douzaine of the Parish of St. Pierre du Bois invite  the electors and Ratepayers to meet at The Community Hall, Rue de Brehaut,  immediately following the Election Meeting convened for 7.30 pm on  Wednesday 7th November 2018, to transact the following business:

  1. To name auditors to examine the various Parish Accounts for the  year 2018.
  2. To receive the reports of the Parish Elected Members of the following School Committees:-
  3. La Mare de Carteret High School
  4. La Houguette Primary School
  5. To decide the time at which Parish Meetings will be held in 2018.
  6. To take all such measures relating to the above as the Electors and    Ratepayers may deem advisable.

M DE LAUNE

Senior Constable           30th October 2018

Nominations

The Electors of the Parish are invited to meet at the Community Hall, Rue de Brehaut, on Wednesday 7th November at 7.30pm.  Nominations received –

For the Office of Douzenier (3 seats)

Mr MARTIN OZANNE

Proposed by Timothy Langlois

Seconded by Jillian Bray

Mr ALVORD BROUARD

Proposed by Marguerite Talmage

Seconded by Carol Brehaut

Mr MARK DUNSTER

Proposed by Jillian Bray

Seconded by Martin Ozanne

For Membership of La Mare de Carteret High School Committee

Mr TIMOTHY LANGLOIS

Proposed by M Ozanne

Seconded by M de Laune

For Membership of La Houguette Primary School Committee

Mrs GLORIA DUDLEY-OWEN

Proposed by H Laidlow

Seconded by P Martel

Mrs ANNE THOMAS

Proposed by J Bray

Seconded by P Martel

M.A. OZANNE   Dean of the Douzaine

M.DE LAUNE     Senior Constable

New Refuse Collections

If you wish to know what night your waste will now be collected please go to:

https://www.gov.gg/mybinnight

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Age Concern – starting 5th September

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Asian Hornet

Dementia Friendly Guernsey

Approximately 1200 people in Guernsey live with some form of dementia. By understanding the condition you can help them stay connected to the community.

Upcoming free awareness sessions:-

6:30 – 8:00pm, Tuesday 26th September

6:30 – 8:00pm, Wednesday 11th October

6:30 – 8:00pm, Tuesday 17th October

Sessions are held at Les Cotils Reading Room. To reserve your space, call 245121 or e-mail: info@dementiafriendly.org.gg

 

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Drones

more information available here

Halls to Hire

We have three rooms available to hire for events, classes, parties, the details for each are as follows:

(Note: session bookings are taken for morning 8.30am – 12.30pm, afternoon 1pm-5pm, or evening 5.30pm onwards – NO BOOKINGS ARE TAKEN FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOONS – Room hire prices correct as at 31 May 2017.)

Committee Room – small room with tables and chairs, heating and electric included, small step at entrance – ground floor, public toilets via steps outside, £14/session

Community Hall – (hut in Rue des Brehauts, opposite playing field, also accessed down to the side of Post Office, parking on site beside hut or at the back of the Post Office car park) – medium hall with tables and chairs, two toilets, kitchenette suitable for snack and drink preparation, wheelchair accessible – metered heating and electric (£1 coins), £15/session

Parish Hall – (hall above Douzaine Office, La Salle Paroissiale, opposite the memorial at Les Buttes/Rue des Brehauts) – medium hall with tables and chairs, outdoor public toilets via steps, kitchenette suitable for snack and drink preparation, access only via steps, metered heating and electric (£1/£2 coins), £14.50/session

The playing field in Rue des Brehauts is also available for use by the public.

All of our rooms are booked by regular users for a variety of classes, etc., including YOGA, KARATE, BRIDGE, COMMUNITY MARKET, ARTS AND CRAFT, BRIDGE, SPIRITUAL GROUP,  so any bookings will be determined by availability at the time. Please email constables@stpierredubois.org or call 264638 to find out more – the office opening hours are detailed here

The Constables kindly request that all facilities are cleaned/cleared appropriately after use and failure to do so may result in future bookings being refused, or charges being incurred.

Stream Clearing

Please see this link to Guernsey Water for more information on the requirements for clearing streams and douits.

 

Defibrillators in Guernsey

A defibrillator or Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a piece of life-saving equipment which, when used with CPR, can aid survival after a sudden cardiac arrest. They are electrical devices that analyse the heart rhythm and administer an electric shock, if necessary, to restore normal heart rhythm after someone has had a cardiac arrest.

There are a number of Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) around Guernsey, these give verbal instructions to guide a member of the public through each step with no prior training required. If you are with someone who is unresponsive and not breathing, or not breathing normally, then follow the steps to use the PAD while the St John Emergency Ambulance Service are on their way.

You will find more information on this leaflet: guernsey-defibrillator-leaflet

As you will see from the leaflet, there are only a limited number of PADs in the Western Parishes. Those around the island are in place thanks to the generosity and support of many local businesses and community groups. If you, your group, or your business, would like to find more information about providing a PAD, please visit http://www.cag.org.gg