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Commitment made to introduce same sex marriage

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A report, lodged with the States today, sets out a commitment to enable same-sex couples to get married in Jersey by the end of 2017 at the very latest. The report, which summaries the responses to the recent public consultation on equal marriage and partnership, concludes that: Marriage matters to Islanders. There are differences of […]

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Local brass band step closer to national championships thanks to support from Hawksford

Local brass band step closer to national championships thanks to support from Hawksford

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 100 islanders were treated to a free musical feast at ‘A Brass Spectacular’ concert on Saturday 22nd November. Hosted by local music group, the Jersey Premier Brass Band, and sponsored by Hawksford, the concert was organised to raise money to help fund the band’s trip to compete in the National Brass Band Championships of […]

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Online survey to shape future Island drugs strategy

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A survey covering drug-taking in Jersey launches this week. The online survey is aimed at all Islanders aged 16 and above, whether or not they have taken drugs, and is part of a major review of drug use on the Island. Commissioned by Health and Social Services Department as part of the Building a Safer […]

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Charity established to celebrate Bicentenary of Gurkha service to the Crown

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new charity has been established in Jersey to celebrate the Island’s unique relationship with one of the British Armed Forces’ most respected and feared regiments. 2015 is the bicentenary of Gurkha service to the British Crown and a series of events is planned across the UK. Gurkha soldiers are renowned for their extraordinary martial […]

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C5 Alliance Appoint Data Visualisation Specialist

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The C5 Alliance Group welcomes Matt Michel as a consultant to its expanding Business Intelligence team, where they will be able to leverage his expert-level skills in data and research analysis. After graduating from Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Engineering Science, Matt returned to Jersey to pursue a role in the local financial […]

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Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again helping to drive the States of Jersey Police’s Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers throughout the month of December in an effort […]

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Local brass band to represent Jersey on the national stage thanks to support from Hawksford

Local brass band to represent Jersey on the national stage thanks to support from Hawksford

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local music group, the Jersey Premier Brass Band, will represent Jersey on the national stage, thanks to the support of trust company, Hawksford. The brass band is hosting ‘A Brass Spectacular’ concert on Saturday 22nd November, which is sponsored by Hawksford, with the aim of raising funds for a trip to London next year to […]

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Dermatology specialist to attend Donna Annand Melanoma Charity Mole Clinic

Dermatology specialist to attend Donna Annand Melanoma Charity Mole Clinic

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders attending this month’s Donna Annand Melanoma Charity (DAMC) Mole Clinic will have access to an experienced specialty doctor in dermatology from Southampton University Hospital Trust.   Dr Stephen Hayes, a committee member and teacher with the Primary Care Dermatology Society, will attend the Mole Clinic, which takes place on 23rd November at The Radisson […]

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Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beaulieu Primary School will receive the award for Highest Scoring trophy and St Clement’s Primary School are to be awarded Best Improvers in the 2014 Safety in Action awards this month. The awards, which were organised by Child Accident Prevention (Jersey) (CAP), a child safety group facilitated by local health care charity, Family Nursing & […]

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Launch of Co-operative Medical Care brings more affordable healthcare to Jersey

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society (the Society) is making more affordable medical care a reality with the launch of Co-operative Medical Care. Co-operative Medical Care, which consists of three GP practices, conveniently located across the island, is focused on helping islanders pay less for high quality healthcare, particularly families with young children. A standard consultation […]

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