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21/09/2017Payment of 2017 Annual Rates

​The Parish and Island-wide rates have been set and you are required to pay at the Parish Hall the rates due by you.

·     These rates are payable on demand and must be paid even if a review or appeal application is still to be determined.

·     Payments not received by 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 31st October, 2017 will be subject to a 10% surcharge which will automatically be added.

·     If you are unable to pay your account please contact the Parish immediately.

  
14/07/2017Assemblée Paroissiale - Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 8.00 p.m.

Paroisse de St. Ouen

 

Assemblée Paroissiale

AN ASSEMBLY of Principals and Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held in St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 19th July, 2017 at 8.00 p.m. to:-

  1. Receive, and if deemed advisable, approve the Act of the Parish Assembly held on 14th June, 2017.
  2. Receive, and if deemed advisable, adopt the accounts of the Connétable for the financial year 2016/2017, the said accounts having been previously audited by the Parish Accountants and examined by the Committee named for the purpose.
  3. Receive, and if deemed advisable, approve the Connétable's Estimates for the financial year 2017/2018, including grants to various charities.
  4. Having approved the estimates, tax the rate accordingly and order that it be levied.
  5. Name a Committee to examine the accounts of the Connétable for the financial year 2017/2018. 

    A summary of the accounts, together with the estimates, will be available to members of the public from Monday 17th July, 2017 at St. Ouen's Parish Hall during normal office hours. 

     
    Michael J. Paddock.                                              St. Ouen
    Connétable                                                  14th July, 2017
  
30/05/2017Dates for the St. Ouen 2017 Branchage are Thursday 13th July 2017 and Thursday 7th September 2017.

About branchage​

Branchage literally means 'branches'. The branchage refers to the law which ensures that any vegetation growth that overhan​gs roads and footpaths is cut back. This includes hedges, branches, trees, shrubs, grass and flowers etc.

By having the branchage trimmed, these areas are safer for drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and anyone else who uses them.

What the law requires​

If you occupy any land bordering public roads and footpaths, the 'branchage law' states that you must have the branchage cut to certain specifications on these areas of your property.

You must make sure:

  • there is a clearance of 12 feet over main roads and by-roads
  • there is a clearance of 8 feet over footpaths
  • that you clear all trimmings from the road / footpath etc afterwards

Branchage inspections

Branchage must be cut to these specifications year-round so that roads and pavements are as safe as possible. However, twice a year the branchage in every parish is inspected. These inspections are called the Visites du Branchage.

The first Visites du Branchage takes place for two weeks from 24 June, and the second one is during the first two weeks of September in each parish.

Details of exact dates and other information are published in the gazette section of the Jersey Evening Post.

The Visites du Branchage​

The visites, made up of the parish Connétable, Vingteniers, Centeniers and members of the Roads Committee, check that land occupiers have completed the branchage in accordance with the law.

Roads on the Your Parish Online website

Who needs to complete the branchage?​

The branchage must be carried out by (or on behalf of) anyone occupying land that borders public roads or footpaths. The landlord or land owner is not responsible if the land is rented. The branchage is the responsibility solely of the occupier.

If the branchage is not completed, you may be fined and / or the parish may arrange for the work to be done and for you to be charged for it. You can be fined at any time of the year.

Helping the environment

The National Trust for Jersey provides advice about good hedgerow and habitat management. They suggest that you:

  • cut with hand tools when possible
  • allow plants to set seed if they're not overhanging
  • leave tussocks of vegetation for insects
  • never carrying out heavy hedge work during the bird breeding season (1 March to 31 July)
  • never cut so much that bare soil is exposed
  • never cut rare or endangered plants
  • never routinely using chemicals

Any advice provided by the National Trust does not guarantee that the branchage has been cut to the parish’s required standard. You could still be fined if any growth overhangs the road / footpath.​​​​​​​​

  
18/04/2017Guide Dogs for the Blind Paperback Book Sale

​Being held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Saturday 22nd April, from 9.30am - 4.30pm. Please contact Mr Ken Syvret on Tel: 481043 if you would like to donate any books.

  
18/04/2017Youth Awards Presentations

Presentations of the Youth Awards will be made at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Tuesday 25th April 2017, at 7pm.

  
21/03/2017Individual or Team Awards

​Nominate a St. Ouen young person or persons for an individual award or team award. Nominees must be under 25 years and their principal home must be in St Ouen, to be eligible for an individual award or team award.

Last day for nominations is 12th April 2017.

(Application forms available at the Parish Hall)

  
28/02/2017Find out more about the Parish in Bloom competition taking place this year.

​Click on the Natural Jersey (Parish in Bloom) link above to find out all the information you need.

  
08/02/2017FINAL REMINDER

​Reminders for the completion and return of your Annual Rates Return have now been issued. To avoid the penalty (maximum £500) for failure to make a return within the time allowed, please ensure that you complete and return this form within the next 7 days.

  
06/02/2017FINAL REMINDER -Renewal of Dog Licences

​For those Parishioners with dogs, that did not renew their dog licences by the 31st January, the fee is now £10 per dog.

Please arrange for the immediate renewal of the licence/s, to avoid your attendance at a Parish Hall Enquiry, which will result in your appearance before the Magistrates Court.

However, if for any reason you no longer have your dog, I should be obliged if you would kindly let us know at your earliest convenience.

Licences may be bought at any time during the Parish Hall's normal opening hours, which are 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2:00pm to 4.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm and 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm.

  
01/02/2017Wednesday 8th February 2017

PAROISSE DE ST. OUEN

 

Electoral Assembly

 

 AN ASSEMBLY of Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 8th February, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. to elect one Procureur du Bien Public, the term of office of Procureur du Bien Public Allan John Quenault being due to expire. 

Electoral Assembly

AN ASSEMBLY of Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 8th February, 2017 at 7.45 p.m. to elect one Centenier, the term of office of Centenier Stephen Verdon Ferey being due to expire. 

 

Michael J. Paddock

Connétable                                                             3rd February, 2017

 

 

  
01/02/2017Assemblée Paroissiale

PAROISSE DE ST. OUEN

Assemblée Paroissiale

 

AN ASSEMBLY of Principals and Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held in St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday, 8th February, 2017 at 8.00 p.m. to:-

  1.  Received, and if deemed advisable, approve the Act of the Parish Assembly held on 22nd November, 2016.
  2. Elect in conformity with Article 5 of the Loi Sur la Voirie two Roads Inspectors for each Cueillette of the Parish, the terms of office of Messrs. Douglas John Hamilton, Graham Charles Pallot (Petite Cueillette), Nigel Roy Vautier, Stephen John Vautier (Grande Cueillette), George Philip Romeril, Douglas Andrew Richardson (Cueillette de Grantez), John Philip A'Court, Ashley Mark Le Sech (Cueillette de Millais), Andrew Michael Malzard, Nicholas John Le Masurier (Cueillette de Vinchelez), Paul Frank Batho and Stuart Dawson Le Boutillier (Cueillette de Leoville) having expired.
  3. Elect from the inhabitants of the Parish, without regard to Cueillettes, a Constable's Officer for Cueillette de Leoville.
  4. Elect from the inhabitants of the Parish, without regard to Cueillettes, a Constable's Officer for Cueillette de Millais.


    Michael J. Paddock.

    Connétable                                                                         3rd February, 2017 



     
  
26/01/2017Refuse & Glass Collections

​Glass due for collection on Good Friday 14th April will be collected on Friday 21st April along with normal collection.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 17th April will be collected on Tuesday 18th April along with the normal collection.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 1st May will be collected along with the normal refuse on Tuesday 2nd May.

Refuse due for collection on Tuesday May 9th will be collected along with the normal refuse on Wednesday 10th May.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 29th May will be collected along with the normal refuse on Tuesday 30th May. 

Refuse due for collection on Monday 28th August will be collected along with the normal collection on the 29th August.

 

  
11/01/2017Reminder Notice to Owners

​Article 3(1) of the Law requires you to provide details of all the land, houses, buildings and other structures that you own in the Parish. Please complete and return your Annual Return by the 15th January 2017.

If you fail to make a return within the time allowed you may be liable to a penalty (maximum £500).

  
30/11/2016Renewal of Dog Licences

​Parishioners with dogs are reminded that they have until the 31st January to purchase their dog licences at £5 per dog. Licences purchased after that date will be charged at £10 per dog.

Licences may be bought at any time during the Parish Hall's normal opening hours, which are 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2:00pm to 4.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm and 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm.

 

  
07/11/2016Old School Cafe

​A new Cafe has recently opened at the Community Centre, St. Ouen. Open from 8am until 3.30pm daily and for late supper Tuesday to Thursday. Serving breakfast and lunches. Children's menu available.  Tel: 523255 www.facebook.com/oldschoolcafestouen

  
01/11/2016VOLUNTEERS WANTED

he Parish of St Ouën are considering entering a float in the Battle of Flowers and need your help.

A team of volunteers are needed to help build and decorate a float and undertake fund raising events, throughout the year.

We need designers, builders, electricians, carpenters, dressmakers, performers, people to stick on hare's tail's, flower cutters, gluers, sandwich & cake makers and general helpers. You name it we need your help.

If you would like to be involved in this community project, whatever your skills and have any spare time, please contact: Alyson Malzard Tel: 07797738128, email malzardracing@gmail.com or Mandy McCready on 0779777948.

  
20/09/2016Deadline Reminder Monday 31st October 2016

The Parish and Island-wide rates have been set and you are required to pay at the Parish Hall the rates due by you as shown below.

These rates are payable on demand and must be paid even if a review or appeal application is still to be determined.

Payments not received by 4.00 p.m. on Monday 31st October, 2016 will be subject to a 10% surcharge which will automatically be added.

If you are unable to pay your account please contact the Parish immediately.

  
15/03/2016Health, The Environment & the Law

​Now the fine weather has arrived, many of you will be tidying up your gardens and burning the garden waste.

Air pollution in Jersey is an issue that should concern us all; garden bonfires can make it worse and the burning of waste is a common cause of complaint each year. Garden bonfires produce smoke and pollutants which can cause nuisance and be harmful to both health and the environment.

Rather than burning your garden waste it should be taken to the green waste disposal facility at Bellozanne. Other flammable waste such as timber and old fencing should be taken to La Collette bulk waste facility for reclamation or environmentally friendly disposal.

Brief exposure to bonfire emissions is unlikely to have a long-term detrimental effect on health; however, frequent exposure may adversely affect persons suffering from asthma, bronchitis, heart conditions, the elderly, the immuno-suppressed and children.

If a bonfire interferes with normal daily activities such as enjoyment of gardens, hanging out washing or opening windows, the Statutory Nuisances (Jersey) Law 1999 may be able to be used to prevent the nuisance occurring.

The Law on the lighting of bonfires is very strict. Further information is available by logging onto www.gov.je/environmentalhealth where you can download the Bonfire Advice Leaflet.

  
  
  
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21/09/2017Payment of 2017 Annual Rates

​The Parish and Island-wide rates have been set and you are required to pay at the Parish Hall the rates due by you.

·     These rates are payable on demand and must be paid even if a review or appeal application is still to be determined.

·     Payments not received by 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 31st October, 2017 will be subject to a 10% surcharge which will automatically be added.

·     If you are unable to pay your account please contact the Parish immediately.

  
14/07/2017Assemblée Paroissiale - Wednesday 19th July 2017 at 8.00 p.m.

Paroisse de St. Ouen

 

Assemblée Paroissiale

AN ASSEMBLY of Principals and Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held in St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 19th July, 2017 at 8.00 p.m. to:-

  1. Receive, and if deemed advisable, approve the Act of the Parish Assembly held on 14th June, 2017.
  2. Receive, and if deemed advisable, adopt the accounts of the Connétable for the financial year 2016/2017, the said accounts having been previously audited by the Parish Accountants and examined by the Committee named for the purpose.
  3. Receive, and if deemed advisable, approve the Connétable's Estimates for the financial year 2017/2018, including grants to various charities.
  4. Having approved the estimates, tax the rate accordingly and order that it be levied.
  5. Name a Committee to examine the accounts of the Connétable for the financial year 2017/2018. 

    A summary of the accounts, together with the estimates, will be available to members of the public from Monday 17th July, 2017 at St. Ouen's Parish Hall during normal office hours. 

     
    Michael J. Paddock.                                              St. Ouen
    Connétable                                                  14th July, 2017
  
30/05/2017Dates for the St. Ouen 2017 Branchage are Thursday 13th July 2017 and Thursday 7th September 2017.

About branchage​

Branchage literally means 'branches'. The branchage refers to the law which ensures that any vegetation growth that overhan​gs roads and footpaths is cut back. This includes hedges, branches, trees, shrubs, grass and flowers etc.

By having the branchage trimmed, these areas are safer for drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and anyone else who uses them.

What the law requires​

If you occupy any land bordering public roads and footpaths, the 'branchage law' states that you must have the branchage cut to certain specifications on these areas of your property.

You must make sure:

  • there is a clearance of 12 feet over main roads and by-roads
  • there is a clearance of 8 feet over footpaths
  • that you clear all trimmings from the road / footpath etc afterwards

Branchage inspections

Branchage must be cut to these specifications year-round so that roads and pavements are as safe as possible. However, twice a year the branchage in every parish is inspected. These inspections are called the Visites du Branchage.

The first Visites du Branchage takes place for two weeks from 24 June, and the second one is during the first two weeks of September in each parish.

Details of exact dates and other information are published in the gazette section of the Jersey Evening Post.

The Visites du Branchage​

The visites, made up of the parish Connétable, Vingteniers, Centeniers and members of the Roads Committee, check that land occupiers have completed the branchage in accordance with the law.

Roads on the Your Parish Online website

Who needs to complete the branchage?​

The branchage must be carried out by (or on behalf of) anyone occupying land that borders public roads or footpaths. The landlord or land owner is not responsible if the land is rented. The branchage is the responsibility solely of the occupier.

If the branchage is not completed, you may be fined and / or the parish may arrange for the work to be done and for you to be charged for it. You can be fined at any time of the year.

Helping the environment

The National Trust for Jersey provides advice about good hedgerow and habitat management. They suggest that you:

  • cut with hand tools when possible
  • allow plants to set seed if they're not overhanging
  • leave tussocks of vegetation for insects
  • never carrying out heavy hedge work during the bird breeding season (1 March to 31 July)
  • never cut so much that bare soil is exposed
  • never cut rare or endangered plants
  • never routinely using chemicals

Any advice provided by the National Trust does not guarantee that the branchage has been cut to the parish’s required standard. You could still be fined if any growth overhangs the road / footpath.​​​​​​​​

  
18/04/2017Guide Dogs for the Blind Paperback Book Sale

​Being held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Saturday 22nd April, from 9.30am - 4.30pm. Please contact Mr Ken Syvret on Tel: 481043 if you would like to donate any books.

  
18/04/2017Youth Awards Presentations

Presentations of the Youth Awards will be made at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Tuesday 25th April 2017, at 7pm.

  
21/03/2017Individual or Team Awards

​Nominate a St. Ouen young person or persons for an individual award or team award. Nominees must be under 25 years and their principal home must be in St Ouen, to be eligible for an individual award or team award.

Last day for nominations is 12th April 2017.

(Application forms available at the Parish Hall)

  
28/02/2017Find out more about the Parish in Bloom competition taking place this year.

​Click on the Natural Jersey (Parish in Bloom) link above to find out all the information you need.

  
08/02/2017FINAL REMINDER

​Reminders for the completion and return of your Annual Rates Return have now been issued. To avoid the penalty (maximum £500) for failure to make a return within the time allowed, please ensure that you complete and return this form within the next 7 days.

  
06/02/2017FINAL REMINDER -Renewal of Dog Licences

​For those Parishioners with dogs, that did not renew their dog licences by the 31st January, the fee is now £10 per dog.

Please arrange for the immediate renewal of the licence/s, to avoid your attendance at a Parish Hall Enquiry, which will result in your appearance before the Magistrates Court.

However, if for any reason you no longer have your dog, I should be obliged if you would kindly let us know at your earliest convenience.

Licences may be bought at any time during the Parish Hall's normal opening hours, which are 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2:00pm to 4.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm and 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm.

  
01/02/2017Wednesday 8th February 2017

PAROISSE DE ST. OUEN

 

Electoral Assembly

 

 AN ASSEMBLY of Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 8th February, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. to elect one Procureur du Bien Public, the term of office of Procureur du Bien Public Allan John Quenault being due to expire. 

Electoral Assembly

AN ASSEMBLY of Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held at St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday 8th February, 2017 at 7.45 p.m. to elect one Centenier, the term of office of Centenier Stephen Verdon Ferey being due to expire. 

 

Michael J. Paddock

Connétable                                                             3rd February, 2017

 

 

  
01/02/2017Assemblée Paroissiale

PAROISSE DE ST. OUEN

Assemblée Paroissiale

 

AN ASSEMBLY of Principals and Electors of the Parish of St. Ouen will be held in St. Ouen's Parish Hall on Wednesday, 8th February, 2017 at 8.00 p.m. to:-

  1.  Received, and if deemed advisable, approve the Act of the Parish Assembly held on 22nd November, 2016.
  2. Elect in conformity with Article 5 of the Loi Sur la Voirie two Roads Inspectors for each Cueillette of the Parish, the terms of office of Messrs. Douglas John Hamilton, Graham Charles Pallot (Petite Cueillette), Nigel Roy Vautier, Stephen John Vautier (Grande Cueillette), George Philip Romeril, Douglas Andrew Richardson (Cueillette de Grantez), John Philip A'Court, Ashley Mark Le Sech (Cueillette de Millais), Andrew Michael Malzard, Nicholas John Le Masurier (Cueillette de Vinchelez), Paul Frank Batho and Stuart Dawson Le Boutillier (Cueillette de Leoville) having expired.
  3. Elect from the inhabitants of the Parish, without regard to Cueillettes, a Constable's Officer for Cueillette de Leoville.
  4. Elect from the inhabitants of the Parish, without regard to Cueillettes, a Constable's Officer for Cueillette de Millais.


    Michael J. Paddock.

    Connétable                                                                         3rd February, 2017 



     
  
26/01/2017Refuse & Glass Collections

​Glass due for collection on Good Friday 14th April will be collected on Friday 21st April along with normal collection.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 17th April will be collected on Tuesday 18th April along with the normal collection.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 1st May will be collected along with the normal refuse on Tuesday 2nd May.

Refuse due for collection on Tuesday May 9th will be collected along with the normal refuse on Wednesday 10th May.

Refuse due for collection on Monday 29th May will be collected along with the normal refuse on Tuesday 30th May. 

Refuse due for collection on Monday 28th August will be collected along with the normal collection on the 29th August.

 

  
11/01/2017Reminder Notice to Owners

​Article 3(1) of the Law requires you to provide details of all the land, houses, buildings and other structures that you own in the Parish. Please complete and return your Annual Return by the 15th January 2017.

If you fail to make a return within the time allowed you may be liable to a penalty (maximum £500).

  
30/11/2016Renewal of Dog Licences

​Parishioners with dogs are reminded that they have until the 31st January to purchase their dog licences at £5 per dog. Licences purchased after that date will be charged at £10 per dog.

Licences may be bought at any time during the Parish Hall's normal opening hours, which are 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2:00pm to 4.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm and 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm.

 

  
07/11/2016Old School Cafe

​A new Cafe has recently opened at the Community Centre, St. Ouen. Open from 8am until 3.30pm daily and for late supper Tuesday to Thursday. Serving breakfast and lunches. Children's menu available.  Tel: 523255 www.facebook.com/oldschoolcafestouen

  
01/11/2016VOLUNTEERS WANTED

he Parish of St Ouën are considering entering a float in the Battle of Flowers and need your help.

A team of volunteers are needed to help build and decorate a float and undertake fund raising events, throughout the year.

We need designers, builders, electricians, carpenters, dressmakers, performers, people to stick on hare's tail's, flower cutters, gluers, sandwich & cake makers and general helpers. You name it we need your help.

If you would like to be involved in this community project, whatever your skills and have any spare time, please contact: Alyson Malzard Tel: 07797738128, email malzardracing@gmail.com or Mandy McCready on 0779777948.

  
20/09/2016Deadline Reminder Monday 31st October 2016

The Parish and Island-wide rates have been set and you are required to pay at the Parish Hall the rates due by you as shown below.

These rates are payable on demand and must be paid even if a review or appeal application is still to be determined.

Payments not received by 4.00 p.m. on Monday 31st October, 2016 will be subject to a 10% surcharge which will automatically be added.

If you are unable to pay your account please contact the Parish immediately.

  
15/03/2016Health, The Environment & the Law

​Now the fine weather has arrived, many of you will be tidying up your gardens and burning the garden waste.

Air pollution in Jersey is an issue that should concern us all; garden bonfires can make it worse and the burning of waste is a common cause of complaint each year. Garden bonfires produce smoke and pollutants which can cause nuisance and be harmful to both health and the environment.

Rather than burning your garden waste it should be taken to the green waste disposal facility at Bellozanne. Other flammable waste such as timber and old fencing should be taken to La Collette bulk waste facility for reclamation or environmentally friendly disposal.

Brief exposure to bonfire emissions is unlikely to have a long-term detrimental effect on health; however, frequent exposure may adversely affect persons suffering from asthma, bronchitis, heart conditions, the elderly, the immuno-suppressed and children.

If a bonfire interferes with normal daily activities such as enjoyment of gardens, hanging out washing or opening windows, the Statutory Nuisances (Jersey) Law 1999 may be able to be used to prevent the nuisance occurring.

The Law on the lighting of bonfires is very strict. Further information is available by logging onto www.gov.je/environmentalhealth where you can download the Bonfire Advice Leaflet.