Tag "Beau Sejour"

Guernsey Press told to leave creche meeting

Jane Lavin, who attended the meeting with 10-month-old son Jamie, was among those who expressed concerns that the Guernsey Press was excluded from Saturday's consultation meeting. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1321545)

BEAU SEJOUR creche users have questioned the openness and transparency of the Culture and Leisure Department after it refused to allow the Guernsey Press to attend a consultation meeting.

Beau Sejour creche petition is removed

Paula Manning with her 16-month-old twins Harry, left, and Archie and two-year-old son Jack. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1320817)

PARENTS were outraged yesterday after the Culture and Leisure Department removed a petition to save Beau Sejour’s creche and told them to set up a Facebook page instead.

Outsourcing Beau Sejour 'a disaster for the arts'

Dennis Burns

THEATRE is the cultural heartbeat of the island and is just as important as the hospital or airport, Gadoc chairman Dennis Burns said as he warned that outsourcing Beau Sejour would be a disaster for the arts.

The test of resolve has just begun

WHEN the Culture and Leisure minister  dismissed the value of exploring whether a third party could run Beau Sejour and other leisure facilities more efficiently than the States he may have been off piste when it came to the commitment to the island’s financial transformation programme – but he was speaking from the heart.

Brothers beyond

Tom Redhead, left, and Scott Guilbert as Elwood and Jake Blues. (Picture by Adrian Miller)

For a couple of hours on Saturday night the David Ferguson Hall at Beau Sejour became The House of Blues as 12 accomplished musicians accompanied two men wearing dark suits, hats, and sunglasses - The Blues Brothers.