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CCA Galleries International Supports Jersey Heart Support Group’s Defibrillator Campaign

CCA Galleries International Supports Jersey Heart Support Group’s Defibrillator Campaign

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

CCA Galleries International are proud to support Jersey Heart Support Group’s campaign to install defibrillators in all Island schools during 2014. JHSG says that hundreds of young people die every year in the UK from undiagnosed heart conditions such as SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) and SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome).  Research by the British Heart […]

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Assistant Minister confirms support for commercial fishing industry

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Deputy Carolyn Labey, has confirmed a package of short-term measures designed to support the local fishing industry. The measures are a response to severe restrictions on the fleet’s operations caused by bad weather during the first quarter of this year. In a letter delivered today to the Island’s commercial […]

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Laser technology by new consultant widens range of treatment available at General Hospital

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s new urology consultant will be utilising the latest laser technology as part of a drive to enable more patients to receive treatment on the Island. Ben Hughes, who began work at Jersey General Hospital earlier this year, has taken delivery of a laser machine that will be used for the treatment of urinary tract […]

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Islanders invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care Scarecrow Trail

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care (FNHC) Scarecrow Trail between Friday 23rd and Monday 26th May 2014. The FNHC Scarecrow Trail will see properties all along the Railway Walk, from St Aubin to Corbière, host scarecrows, which are being made by individuals, local groups, schools and […]

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From Champagne region to Champagne Lounge: A challenge in aid of Headway Jersey

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised of key members of staff from […]

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Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Staff at law firm Mourant Ozannes had a ‘hairy’ experience for charity last week, raising essential funds to help cancer patients. As part of an Island-wide initiative nearly 40 members of staff at the law firm donned a wig for the Friends of Jersey Oncology (FOJO) charity, which helps raise funds for the purchase of […]

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Jersey Post lays Golden Eggs for Easter fun

Jersey Post lays Golden Eggs for Easter fun

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A number of lucky people could be celebrating something a little ‘eggstra’ this Easter, if they can track down one of 20 specially designed Easter egg cards that will be hidden around central St Helier on Thursday. Jersey Post will be hiding the blue egg-shaped cards in public locations around town so that islanders can […]

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Clean bill of health for Jersey’s seas

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Test results published today have shown that bathing waters at the Island’s most popular beaches were cleaner than the UK average in 2013. The tests are carried out between May and September each year by the Department of the Environment. Officers sample bathing water from 16 Island beaches, in accordance with strict European standards. The […]

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Library Turns Silver

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Library service is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Halkett Place building next month with a range of one-off activities including a reading “selfie” competition and a look back at the 1980s. The Town Library was opened on 25 May 1989 by Queen Elizabeth II and has become a popular part of Island life, […]

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