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Community Flower Festival

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.

New Rector – St Pierre du Bois

Thursday 11th May saw the induction of the new Rector for St Pierre du Bois parish church, Reverend Adrian Datta.

Contact: 266633/ 07781 135828 or amadatta@aol.com

Mon-Fri 9am-1pm – enquiries regarding weddings, etc., to be directed to:

Nikki Harvey – 238568 or nikki.harvey@deaneryofguernsey.onmicrosoft.com

The newsletters from Reverend Datta are now available here

Stream Clearing

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

 

Parish Meeting 8th March 2017

The publications here provide details of the Parish Meeting on 8th March 2017.

Constables’ Publication 2017

Churchwardens’ Publication 2017

The Moorings Meeting information for 15th March 2017 is as follows:

Moorings Publication 2017

 

Longfrie Junction Filter

Media Release from Traffic and Highway Services:

Media Release

Date: 1st March 2017

New filter to be installed at Longfrie/Rue St Pierre crossroads

A new filter-in-turn will be installed at the Longfrie/Rue St Pierre crossroads on Sunday 5th March, weather permitting.

The installation is the next step in efforts to improve safety at the junction, following on from recently completed work to increase visibility for vehicles exiting La Rue St. Pierre.

Reducing approach speeds along La Route de Longfrie, and improving overall visibility, is crucial in order to limit road traffic collisions at the junction.

Through the installation of a filter-in-turn, which relies on all drivers approaching the junction to do so slowly and with care, it is anticipated that safety at this junction will be improved.

Traffic and Highway Services has been liaising closely with the Constables of St Pierre du Bois and Guernsey Police – both are supportive of the new measures.

Additional temporary signage warning of the new junction layout, along with the provision of temporary flashing speed warning equipment on approach to the junction, will be used to remind drivers of the maximum 25mph speed limit that is already in place.

As per existing policy, all new filters are initially installed on a 12 month trial basis.

Issued by: Deníse Quevâtre, Personal Assistant to the Chief Secretary

Tel: 01481 234567 (ext 2381)

E-mail: denise.quevatre@gov.gg

 

 

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

Dementia Friendly Guernsey

Dementia Friendly Guernsey has been set up by members of the local community with the aim of improving the lives of people living with dementia and their carers.

It is a member of the Dementia Action Alliance and is here to support the community to become more dementia friendly.

St Pierre du Bois is being used to run a pilot scheme, actively involving local people and businesses in the scheme. To find out more, visit their website: http://dementiafriendly.org.gg/

Dog Tax 2017

If you live in the parish of St Pierre du Bois and own a dog (dogs must be taxed from 6 months of age), it is a legal requirement for you to pay dog tax, this is £10 per dog per year, due in January, and can be paid by cash or cheque. Please make cheques payable to Constables of St Pierre du Bois and either deliver by hand or send along with a stamped, addressed envelope for us to post your tax card to: La Salle Paroissiale, Les Buttes, St Pierre du Bois, GY7 9SD

As of 2017, St Pierre du Bois have followed several other parishes and have introduced dog tags to be issued upon payment of dog tax, with a different colour for each year. The use of these is not currently compulsory.

Office Hours Christmas 2016

The office will be closed from 12noon on 22nd December until 4pm on 3rd January. For urgent enquiries only, please contact the Constable or a Douzenier.

There will be no changes to rubbish and recycling collection days and times over the festive period.

Black bag waste – put out for collection on the evening of 27th December

Clear bag recycling – put out for collection on the evening of 28th December (Please do not put glittery gift wrap and cards in with your recycling)

Blue bag recycling – put out for collection on the evening of 21st December or 4th January

RECYCLING

For the 2017 kerbside calendar, see here: recycling-calendar-2017

2017 Calendar

2017 Calendar

For more information about recycling and other waste, click here