Sark entrepreneur trying to bring 100 new residents to the island to help boost the economy

An entrepreneur in Sark says he is on track to bring 100 new residents to the island over the next nine months. Swen Lorenz moved to the island 16 years ago and is now running a business called Sark Society, helping others make the move too.

By increasing the island's population by 25%, he estimates it will bring an additional £600,000 a year to the local economy.

Some of those new and potential residents have been meeting up to get to know each other. Harry Rauser says he wanted find a tranquil place like Sark to live.

Mr Lorenz says he already has 15 families moving to the island, from all walks of life.