Tag "Sark"

New additions to Chief Pleas face 'big issues'

David Synnott voting in Wednesday’s Sark by-elections.

SARK’S four latest additions to Chief Pleas – all of whom have connections to the local government – have voiced their eagerness to tackle the ‘big issues’ facing islanders.

Voting begins in Sark

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RESIDENTS of Sark began to arrive this morning to vote in four new local politicians to help ‘move the island into the future’.

Sark urged to develop an economic strategy

THE focus on Sark’s economy intensified this week with workshops, a presentation by representatives from the larger Channel Islands and a drop-in session managed by the Guernsey Enterprise Agency for those looking to improve or to set up a business in Sark.

A stark view from Sark businesses

WHILE Guernsey’s ‘chancellor’ has been outlining his Budget proposals – a modest package based on prudence, responsibility and stability – Sark has been coming to terms with its own, far more damaging equivalent.

Sea rescues show islands at their best

SARK has become synonymous in recent years as much for its divisions as its sense of community yet this week’s tale of a dramatic sea rescue shows the island at its best.

Sun to shine on Sark festival

Left to right: Jessica Nash, Amy Blondel, Dave Langlois, Simon Harvey and Sarah Van Vlyman during yesterday’s damp conditions, which are expected to improve today. (1332857)

ORGANISERS battled through yesterday’s foggy and damp conditions to put the finishing touches to this year’s sell-out Sark Folk Festival.