Winter in Jersey

Anna Le Moine Gray is the ‘artist in residence’ at RURAL magazine; her paintings are a marvellous evocation of the passing seasons in Jersey’s countryside and shoreline. She also writes in each issue on an artistic subject, in the French language that was once so much a part of Jersey, but which is decreasing, seemingly, with […]

Turkey Buster 2014 ‘Full of Eastern Promise’

Tuesday 1ST JANUARY, 12 NOON START ONCE again, Islanders are gently encouraged to shed the excess festive ounces by joining the socially mobile Turkey Buster Walk on New Year’s Day – January 01. This hugely popular annual event, organized by The National Trust for Jersey, first took to the Island’s coast and countryside in 2001 […]

The Jersey Gardening Club

By president and chairman, Jennifer Rendell IN 1982 Mike Bisson, who at the time worked at the Jersey Evening Post, had the idea to hold a meeting with a view of forming a group of like minded gardening enthusiasts. That meeting took place at the JEP on 24 February 1982, with over 400 people attending. […]

Farmers lend endangered birds a helping hand

9 December 2013 JERSEY farmers have teamed up with Birds On The Edge to give Jersey’s endangered birds a lifeline this winter in the form of seeds and cereals planted in conservation fields. Birds that used to be common in Jersey such as the Skylark, Stonechat and Cirl Bunting are declining rapidly, whilst others like […]