We are absolutely delighted and proud to announce that David Cabeldu, co-founder and Co-ordinator of SOS Jersey has been awarded an MBE ‘for services to the preservation of Jersey’s heritage and environment’. Congratulations and very well-deserved, Dave! Dave’s Christmas letter outlining
We are in today’s Times newspaper, and Dave Cabeldu, SOS Jersey’s Co-ordinator, gets an honourable mention:
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 date:
Here is an article from today’s Jersey Evening Post which includes a comment from Jacqui Carrel, SOS Jersey’s environmental scientist. We would like to see these microbeads banned forthwith.
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 the problem. Read
We are very honoured to have received, for auction to raise much-needed funds, a unique gift of four small original mounted water colours, painted by well-known and sought after local artist Ian Rolls.
(Please Share) Tonight’s JEP carries an article encapsulating our recent posts here and their own enquiries from various States Departments. Last Month, on 15th July, Treasury Minister Senator Alan Maclean assured the States that there would be vey little contamination. However…
It’s still serious, but not as serious as we thought, on the asbestos front – more on this soon – and not OK on the ash deposits.
SOS Jersey have known for some time that UBS were likely to sign up for part of Building 4 – the first building of six. Building work cannot proceed under the as yet unchanged Memorandum of Understanding that exists unless
Last year in March, we reported on the ‘Battle of Kepple Tower’ – a dense development of 16 apartments to be called ‘The Waves’ on the seafront at La Rocque which would detrimentally affect Seymour Cottage, the home of 86
The JEP have been adding articles and updates on line and today in the paper they report on the Corporate Services Scrutiny Hearing which we mentioned on Friday. The Planning Department refute the JDC’s statement that tree clearance on site
SOSJ have answered a ‘call for evidence’ from two Scrutiny Panel Reviews to be conducted shortly. The first is the Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel’s review entitled: ‘Jersey International Finance Centre Review’. The second Review is the ‘Environmental Housing and Technical Services Panel review
Is planning permission for building No 4 still valid and being followed? (And was the tree clearance legal? Lawyers think not.) A letter sent yesterday to all States Members from Law Firm Collas Crill casts grave doubts.
Good to see SOS J’s David Cabeldu in today’s Jersey Evening Post – have a look at p4 and the letters page. We hope this will be
Esplanade Car Park Update. Great news – the SOSJ team survey was successful, collecting over 220+ objections in 24 hours. Why so many? That’s because people hadn’t known beforehand… Read on and please share.
SOS Jersey publish the new plans submitted to the Planning Minister which are totally changed from the planned phasing. On Wednesday night (7 Jan) in the JEP, former Senator Ben Shenton listed the failings
ESPLANADE DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: CORPORATE SERVICES SCRUTINY PANEL TO LAUNCH URGENT REVIEW. Last week with your help, we distributed over 1,000 digital flyers explaining what is scheduled to happen on the Esplanade. This was followed by ten senior surveyors publicising
So far we have our four runners up* and two wild cards** – see who they are below, and watch out each day for our Top 20 photos – as voted for by our Facebook Followers.
SOS Jersey has opposed the current Esplanade Square development for some time, for a number of valid reasons which we have previously addressed and which are now being raised by others.
On Tuesday night (28 Oct 2014) three members of SOSJ attended a TTS presentation by invited speaker Dr Kieran Conlan on our sea lettuce (ulva) problem. Apart from the estimated tonnage lying stranded in the bay 9,000 tonnes, with between
In recognition of their longstanding and important stakeholder role with the island’s environmental and closely associated matters, Michael du Pre (SOSJ Chairman) and David Cabeldu (SOSJ Coordinator) were invited to a discussion with the Chief Minister on 18 September 2014 about
Recently SOS highlighted the use of gill nets high up on the beaches of the south east coast in contravention of the rules which state that they must be below half tide and set between rocks. Gill nets