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186 news items

ITV News

ITV News
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 07:15:00 -0700

Photos showing the retail history of Guernsey have gone on display in Candie Gardens. The exhibition is the latest by the Priaulx Library, which had 5000 people look at last year's display. Photo. The photos are mainly of St Peter Port and date from ...

Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 03:58:33 -0800

Guernsey may be less than an hour away and in many ways more British than the British mainland – but this island really is a world apart. Lying just 30 miles off the coast of Normandy, alongside its neighbour Jersey and a group of smaller Channel ...

BBC News

BBC News
Sat, 30 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800

The story attached to this special object tells a history of the island - and the eventual role-reversal which followed the end of World War II. "He was just in a green uniform with 25 others - he was there for half a minute, and then gone." This is ...

Windsor Star (blog)

Windsor Star (blog)
Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:51:31 -0700

Sir Geoffrey Rowland, who recently retired as the bailiff or head of state on the island of Guernsey, a Channel Island between England and France, will speak about Brock's military career and family and the history of Guernsey. Brock was born and ...

BBC News

BBC News
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:40:17 -0700

"You can build up a history of Guernsey properties in a way you can't do in other jurisdictions." Mr Lenfestey dedicated his life to the island's history and the donated documents also include maps of all the fiefs and an index of Guernsey place names ...

BBC News

BBC News
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 08:00:00 -0700

Throughout the history of Guernsey fishing for crabs and lobsters has been a big part of the fishing industry. Part of that was the making of the "pots" used to catch the crustaceans, they were traditionally handmade from woven lengths of willow. Max ...

Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 04:31:54 -0800

As someone who has written a thriller set on the Channel Islands during the Second World War, I've been fascinated to hear about the discovery of a previously unseen archive of testimonies of Guernsey inhabitants who were deported to German prison ...

BBC News

BBC News
Wed, 25 May 2011 10:16:36 -0700

Opening a museum documenting the history of Guernsey's militia has been "a labour of love", for the head of the island's museums' service. Jason Monaghan made the comment ahead of the official opening of the Royal Guernsey Militia Regimental Museum ...
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