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Dr Richard Axton Receives His MBE.

July 8, 2021 By 0 Comment
Dr Richard Axton Receives His MBE.

Dr Richard Axton, a Sark resident, who was awarded an  MBE in the Queens Birthday Horner’s list for ‘Services to Heritage and the Environment in Sark, receives his  MBE from the Lieutenant-Governor of Guernsey. Congratulations Richard from Sark

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Faster Ferry Times to Sark

July 2, 2021 By 0 Comment
Faster Ferry Times to Sark

Faster Ferry Times to Sark The Isle of Sark Shipping Company’s new ferry, the Corsaire de Sercq, came into service today and will be doing the crossing from Guernsey in just 35 minutes, a quarter of an hour faster than the older vessels. To celebrate it’s arrival Sark’s school children were taken for a ride along the coast yesterday and then residents were invited on board for a round the…

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Carl Hester Olympics Selection

July 1, 2021 By 0 Comment
Carl Hester Olympics Selection

“I am absolutely delighted to be have been selected for the British team for the forthcoming Games in Tokyo. Undoubtedly this will be a very different Olympics, but to represent my country on the biggest stage there is…is such a privilege for me.” Congratulations to Charlotte, of course, and to Lottie Fry and Gareth Hughes. You are all incredible riders and we will do our best to make all of…

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Richard Receives the MBE

June 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Richard Receives the MBE

Sark resident Dr Richard Axton has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for his services to Sark’s heritage and environment. Richard first came to the island in 1980 with his late wife Marine to work on the Seigneurie archive during holidays from his position as Fellow at Christ’s College, Cambridge. The work continued for 20 years during which time the couple decided to move to Sark…

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Scarecrow Trail

June 3, 2021 By 0 Comment
Scarecrow Trail
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Children’s Playground Opens on Sark

June 3, 2021 By 0 Comment
Children’s Playground Opens on Sark

Sunday, May 30th saw  the opening of Sark’s new public playground,with an opening day event that brought many local families and visitors together. Picnic mats dotted the grassy playground and the sound of excited children laughing and playing filled the air.This is a welcome addition to Sark’s  community facilities and  the project organisers are very proud that it is now up and running after several years of work behind the…

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Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire

May 18, 2021 By 0 Comment
Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire

Sark Event Specialists – Marquees & Event Equipment Hire From Marquees and Gazebos to Event Furniture and Entertainment Equipment, we are here to help with your event needs. The logistics of getting equipment on and off the island can be difficult and cause unnecessary stress for event organisers! That’s where we come in. With our large range of event equipment for hire and our partner businesses, both on Sark and…

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Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story

` Sark: The War Years – An exhibition to tell Sark’s War-Time Story Sark was occupied, along with the other Channel Islands during WWII. The German soldiers arrived on 3rd July 1940 & remained for nearly 5 years. Whilst Europe was liberated on 8th May 1945 & Guernsey the following day, Sark was not liberated until 10th May. For nearly 5 years, the locals & the German soldiers had to…

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La Seigneurie Gardens

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
La Seigneurie Gardens

La Seigneurie Gardens Set between flower-strewn granite walls and the towers and crenellations of one of the most historic buildings in Sark, La Seigneurie Gardens provide a tranquil contrast to the windswept wildness of the island’s beautiful coast. The walled garden is over-flowing with fascinating flowers and shrubs and the beautiful granite walls shelter many plants that can only survive under glass in other parts of the British Isles. Our planting…

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Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens

May 15, 2021 By 0 Comment
Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens

Hathaway’s, the terrace café/restaurant at La Seigneurie Gardens Hathaway’s is named after Dame Sibyl Hathaway, the current Seigneur’s great-grandmother, and lies just inside the main gates of La Seigneurie Gardens in a beautifully renovated 16th century carriage house. We have a sunny terrace for al fresco dining and a cosy wood burner inside for those chillier days. Hathaway’s i open every day from 9am serving breakfasts (until 11am), lunches, cream…

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