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Helier Carré Remembered

November 20, 2018 By 0 Comment
Helier Carré Remembered

A ceremony of remembrance was held recently at the Men of Sark memorial for Helier Carré who died, aged just 18, two days after the Armistice in 1918. A fisherman by trade, Helier died of the Spanish Flu at his barracks in Guernsey, one of four young soldiers of the Guernsey Light Infantry to succumb on the same day. He is buried in the Sark cemetery and, after the ceremony…

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Armistice Day on Sark

November 12, 2018 By 0 Comment
Armistice Day on Sark

There was a very special Service of Remembrance this Sunday here on Sark when islanders gathered to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. The Men of Sark memorial was surrounded by crosses and lined with ceramic poppies specially made for the day. The event began with a parade of service men and women before a two minutes silence was observed then the names of those…

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Jumbling Season

November 12, 2018 By 0 Comment
Jumbling Season

It’s jumbling season here on Sark with sales held throughout the winter to raise money for various good causes. It was the Professor Saint Medical fund that benefitted recently when the stalls of clothing, bric-a-brac, toys, cakes and books along with a raffle and tombola raised an amazing £570. The next jumble sale is on Saturday 17th November. Pictures by Sue Daly The Carnival Committee jumble team Brisk trade on…

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Sark Summer Festival

November 7, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sark Summer Festival

“SARK SUMMER FEASTIVAL 2019” Sark Summer Festival is returning in 2019  09-11/08/19. Tickets are available on our website www.sarksf.com or through Eventbrite.co.uk  

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Blooming Celebrations

November 3, 2018 By 0 Comment
Blooming Celebrations

Sark Community Blooms held a lunch at Stocks recently for all of their volunteers to celebrate their success in the Guernsey Britain in Bloom competition. There were gifts of Caragh chocolates by way of thanks and Stocks head gardener was presented with the Johnson Cup for Horticultural Excellence. Among other awards, Sark won gold in the community section of the competition and will be representing the Bailiwick in the national…

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Halloween on Sark

November 2, 2018 By 0 Comment
Halloween on Sark

The grounds of the Seigneurie were transformed into a spooky Halloween spectacular last night complete with ghosts, witches and plenty of things that go bump in the night. It was organised by Christopher, Sarah and Sibyl Beaumont with help from pumpkin carver extraordinaire Shakira Christodoulou. The event proved popular with local children, many in scary costumes, and their parents who enjoyed the games, pumpkin soup, spider cakes and other treats…

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Remembrance Day Poppies for Sale

October 29, 2018 By 0 Comment
Remembrance Day Poppies for Sale

Three ladies from the Sark branch of the Royal British Legion spent their winter pottery classes making beautiful ceramic poppies to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Caroline Robins and Helen Plummer had the idea at last year’s Remembrance Day lunch when Caroline talked about seeing the poppy installation at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the start of the War….

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Return to Biberach

October 27, 2018 By 0 Comment
Return to Biberach

Mrs Nellie Le Feuvre, Sark’s only remaining World War Two deportee, was a guest of honour this week at the opening of an exhibition in the German town of Biberach to tell the history of the internment camp in the town. Nellie was just 15 on the 12th February 1943 when she, her mother Adelina and seven-year-old brother Vivian were taken from Sark. Initially they were placed in a camp…

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Rememberance Day events

October 25, 2018 By 0 Comment
Rememberance Day events
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The Bloomers Are Back At Work

October 25, 2018 By 0 Comment
The Bloomers Are Back At Work

Having been crowned the overall winners in the regional Britain in Bloom competition, as well as scooping the prize for best community involvement, you might imagine that members of the Sark Community Blooms group would be resting on their laurels for a while, but not at all. They were out in force this weekend planting bulbs, their first project on the road to representing the Bailiwick in the national competition…

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