No one, surely? If this offer may be of some potential interest, however, please note that this applies exclusively to registered charities: the West Show Association is disbanding and is planning to disburse its funds – some £22,000 - to registered Jersey charities with aims similar to its own aims. These include: ‘to provide and encourage the provision of facilities for … [Read more...] about Anyone for £22,000?
‘THINGS are looking up.’ I cannot believe I wrote this on what we call the magazine’s ‘Welcome page’ just a couple of weeks ago. It is one of the very last things that get written in each edition, so this up-beat reflection was e-penned on 9 March. What a difference a few days makes! We all need something to make us laugh at the moment, so to quote myself in … [Read more...] about RURAL MAGAZINE – NEW WEBSITE
GLYN MITCHELL, whose contributions to RURAL we look forward in forthcoming issues, asks: If herbicides are so good, why do we still have weeds? Kill it and claim it Recycle and regenerate PEOPLE tend to assume that organic farming and sustainability go hand in hand. But this is not necessarily the case – and hasn’t been for most of history. While going organic has some big … [Read more...] about WHY ARE JERSEY’S SOILS BEING POISONED?
Managing director of Signtech, SEAN GUEGAN, is joining RURAL as a columnist in the next issue. RURAL is not a business magazine – there are enough of them already in the Island – but we will be concentrating on the sector often overlooked: small, family businesses, grounded in Jersey and in community life. In his first blog he faces down Facebook. I am a … [Read more...] about GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS…
By MIKE STENTIFORD, former National Trust for Jersey president and regular contributor to RURAL magazineALL of us are now fully aware of the remarkably explosive environmental ‘wake up call’ following the BBC’s epic milestone television series ‘Blue Planet II’.The disastrous consequences of plastic waste on our oceans and marine life has finally been punched home hard, accurate … [Read more...] about CONCERN FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT? – YES, BUT ONLY SELECTIVELY PERHAPS