The Green Lane Network

In the early 1990s, when the idea of an island wide network of speed –restricted roads was first suggested to the Constables’ Committee by St.Peter Constable Mac Pollard, it was flatly refused. Mr. Pollard had felt that it would be nice if several quiet scenic lanes would be speed-restricted, thereby allowing walkers, cyclists and horse riders to use them in comparative safety, away from the threat of speeding motorists.

Continue reading “The Green Lane Network”


Alderney – Les Etacs

Les Etacs, or the Garden Rocks, together with Ortac which lies farther out in the Swinge, are home to a population of around 6,000 breeding pairs of Northern Gannets. These, the most southern colonies of gannets, represent almost 3% of the world’s Northern Gannet population.

Continue reading “Alderney – Les Etacs”