Tag "Oatlands"

New Joey plan makes ‘plane sense’

WHEN it comes to Bailiwick popularity contests, few could compete with the public’s adoration for an iconic local hero with a shiny red nose. Joey, the little yellow plane with the permanent grin, has long been a favourite with thousands of islanders young and old, whether they have travelled on the inter-island aircraft or not. Tears were, quite literally, shed at Aurigny’s announcement that its Trislander ‘G-JOEY’ would be grounded in 2015 after 40 years of loyal service.

Asterix Roman wreck plans scrapped

PLANS to house the Asterix Roman wreck in a museum at Oatlands have been scrapped after a proposed public-private partnership fell apart.

House value fears over equestrian centre plan

Artist's impression of the equestrian centre being planned to go on the site of Oatlands and Les Gigands Vineries.
 (Picture supplied by Lovell Ozanne and Partners)

A CAMPAIGNER against proposals to turn a site at Oatlands into an equestrian centre has claimed her property could have up to £70,000 knocked off its value if the plans are given the green light.

Spiegel tent approval delights site owner

Rik and Liliane Klessons, left, with Oatlands’ owner Peter Kaufman-Kent and Roger Mostmans, right, inside the Spiegel Tent at Oatlands. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1260017)

PLANNING approval for Oatlands’ controversial Spiegel tent means that islanders will be able to enjoy a piece of Belgian history, the site’s owner said at the weekend.