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Christmas Celebrations Begin

December 11, 2017 By 0 Comment
Christmas Celebrations Begin

The Island Hall was packed on Saturday for the Professor Saint Fund Christmas lunch and jumble sale. The event began with a turkey dinner with all the trimmings followed by a good old rummage through the stalls of clothing, books, toys and bric-a-brac. The event raised £746 that will be used to help pay for residents’ medical prescriptions. Pictures Sue Daly The Christmas lunch.  

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A Vigil for Cambrai

December 5, 2017 By 0 Comment
A Vigil for Cambrai

A short Service of Remembrance was held in St Peter’s Church on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of the deaths of four Sark men who died during the Battle of Cambrai in northern France. John Guille died on 28th November of pneumonia after being wounded soon after the battle began. William Mollet, Charles Guille and Stephen de Carteret died in hand to hand fighting on 1st of December. The…

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Latest Sark Life

December 1, 2017 By 0 Comment
Latest Sark Life

The winter edition of Sark Life magazine is out now with features on the hugely successful Sark Community Blooms group, the return of crawfish to Sark waters and a new project to save St Peter’s Church. There are also Rosie Guille’s beautiful nature pages, a delicious Sark lamb recipe, island news and more. Sark Life is available at various outlets on Sark and Guernsey, by subscription or online at www.smallislandpublishing.sark.gg…

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Young Sailor Remembered

November 30, 2017 By 0 Comment
Young Sailor Remembered

  The sixth in a series of vigils was held this week to remember those who lost their lives in the First World War on the 100th anniversary of their deaths. The service took place at the Men of Sark memorial at St Peter’s Church to honour John Drillot who died when the cargo ship he was serving on, the SS Almond Branch, was torpedoed and sunk by a German…

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Winter Work Projects

November 27, 2017 By 0 Comment
Winter Work Projects

Volunteer gardeners have been busy over the last two weekends as the Sark Community Blooms group get stuck into their winter projects. They have planted five thousand crocus corms as well as dozens of winter plants at the Sanctuary Centre, tidied up the planters at the harbour and continued clearing bramble and blackthorn on the harbour hill so that the bluebells can return. Pictures by Sue Daly At work at…

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Bringing Back the Bluebells

November 17, 2017 By 0 Comment
Bringing Back the Bluebells

  Bringing Back the Bluebells A team of volunteers from Sark Community Blooms and La Société Sercquaise were hard a work last weekend on the lower part of the Harbour Hill. They were clearing the blackthorn, bramble and other growth that has covered the banks that were once a carpet of bluebells in spring. The group cleared one side of the path and are meeting up again on 25th November…

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Junior Talent on Show

November 17, 2017 By 0 Comment
Junior Talent on Show

Parents and friends of Sark school pupils were entertained recently by a show put on entirely by the children. All ages took part with songs, dances, piano pieces and even a magic show. Pictures by Sue Daly The junior performers  

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Remembrance Sunday on Sark

November 13, 2017 By 0 Comment
Remembrance Sunday on Sark

A large congregation gathered at the Men of Sark memorial outside St Peter’s Church today for the Service of Remembrance. Members of the Royal British Legion marched to the memorial where Ash Jarman played the Last Post on the final stroke of eleven. This was followed by two minutes silence, then the names of each of the 19 Men of Sark who gave their lives (there were 18 in the…

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PJ Day on Sark For the Poppy Appeal

November 11, 2017 By 0 Comment
PJ Day on Sark For the Poppy Appeal

Visitors to Sark recently would have been surprised to see quite a few people on the island spending the whole day in their nightwear. Why? For Pyjama Day, a fun way of raising money For the Poppy Appeal. Everyone working in Foodstop, Mon Plaisir Stores and the Post Office took part in the event as well as the staff at HSBC Bank and all of the teachers and students at…

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Sark’s Bloomers Bag Top Award

October 30, 2017 By 0 Comment
Sark’s Bloomers Bag Top Award

Sark was presented with one of the highest horticultural accolades on Friday when the island was given a silver gilt award in the 2017 Britain in Bloom competition. Sark won the Floral Guernsey competition last year so was representing the Bailiwick at a national level with around eighty other finalists. The award, which is just one step down from gold, is in the village category of the competition. The judges,…

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