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Map of Forest district in Guernsey
|Basic information about Forest|
|The Forest (Guernésiais: La Fouarêt, French La Forêt) is a parish in Guernsey. It is the highest parish on the island, with altitudes of up to about 100 m. The full title of the parish is Ste Marguerite de la Foret, after the parish church. The old Guernésiais nickname for people from La Fouarêt was bourdaons. The postal codes for street addresses in this parish begin with GY8. Forest was the first parish in the Island to receive some unwelcome visitors. Chief Officer Inspector W Sculpher recorded the following in the Occurrence Book dated Wednesday, 3rd July 1940: \I beg to report that at about 8pm on 30th June a number of German Armed Forces landed at the Airport, Forest.\|