Help spread the word!Up until now, our ‘Ramsar’ information has been under the ‘Concern’ category. Following two successful meetings with interested parties, we seem to be back on track, and we’re tentatively upgrading this to ‘OK’.
Help spread the word!The States of Jersey hosted an international conference on sea lettuce on Thursday 05 and Friday 06 October 2017. SOS Jersey weren’t invited, but went nonetheless; our representative, environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel’s details weren’t included on the
Help spread the word!Here is a post from a year ago today – let’s find out how we’ve progressed (or not) since then. First, however, look at this picture taken today (and weep), and go down and smell the sulphurous odours
Help spread the word!We hope to be wrong, but we fear the sea lettuce blooms, which are the scourge of St Aubin’s Bay, will be back in force this year. Here is a brief report on what’s happening (or not)
Help spread the word!It’s been busy media-wise. Our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel has been on Channel TV on various subjects three times over the last week and is due to speak on Radio Jersey tomorrow morning (Wed 15 Feb). Here’s a brief
Help spread the word! SOS Jersey are about to submit a major body of work as part of a submission invited by the Environment, Housing and Infrastructure Scrutiny Panel on Water Quality. This will be our 4th Scrutiny submission to
Help spread the word!This letter appears in today’s Jersey Evening Post – it doesn’t need any further explanation, but you can look through our archives to get salient details on the appalling practises and cover-ups:
Help spread the word!Today saw an oral question from Senator Sarah Ferguson (plus supplementaries from Deputies Andrew Lewis and Monford Tadier) on the levels of nitrates being discharged from the Bellozanne sewage effluent outflow into St Aubin’s Bay and the legality
Help spread the word!In yesterday’s JEP, Jack Maguire had a short article on the idea of furrowing the beach to help prevent sea lettuce accumulation next season. There were some worrying mistakes in it, so here is the article and
Help spread the word!SOS J member Jacqui Carrel, Environmental Scientist on our team was interviewed by Channel ITV and the BBC yesterday about the sea lettuce problem and how the Sates’ approach is wrong; here are the interviews:
Help spread the word!In the wake of our sea lettuce report, SOSJ Committee Member Jacqui Carrel spent time on the beach this morning being interviewed by Channel TV and BBC TV (Jersey & SW UK) about the sea lettuce problem.
Help spread the word!St Aubin’s Bay on the south coast is blighted by sea lettuce, and the problem is spreading. Locals and tourists are being affected and businesses are being hit. So far, little has been done to sort out
Help spread the word!Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March 2016 saw a number of people at the Appeal against the proposed (and passed) construction of the imaginatively-named Building 5, one of the buildings planned for the hotly-debated Jersey International Finance Centre
Help spread the word!SOS Jersey are a party to the Third Party Appeal by Le Masuriers to be held tomorrow and Tuesday (21 and 22 March 2016) at the Radisson Hotel. This is open to the public, so you can come
Help spread the word!The Planning Applications Committed have approved the new/revised planning application of Building 5 of the planned International Finance Centre on the Esplanade. SOSJ are considering requesting a Judicial Review.
Help spread the word!As readers may know, the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) have re-applied for planning permission for ‘Building 5’, of the International Finance Centre. This would be their second building in a series of six in their
Help spread the word!As the sun ascends the clear skies into what promises to be a beautiful day, SOS Jersey would like to wish you all a very good Christmas time. The picture was taken on the winter solstice morning
Help spread the word!The mystery of the missing cautions – Our integrity questioned – We respond. The 21st December saw two letters in the JEP (Jersey Evening Post): one from SOS Jersey Chairman Michael du Pré, regarding the results of the recent
Help spread the word!Following several months of complaints sent to SOS Jersey by members of the public relating to possibly contaminated dust and water escaping from the Esplanade site, the Environment Department have finally responded following an internal investigation.
Help spread the word!‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the
Help spread the word!SOS Jersey yesterday lodged a complaint to the Planning and Environment Department with regard to breaches in the Planning Conditions set out for Building 4, the Esplanade car park. This comes after months of complaints received by
Help spread the word!SOS Jersey’s answer to the the Environment Minister: Read your briefing paper! You may have noticed in yesterday’s JEP Environment Minister Steve Luce’s stance on the use of Jersey oysters to help with the sea lettuce