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The Channel Islands Co-operative installs defibrillators across stores Island-wide

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society will install 12 public access defibrillators (PADS) in its Locale and Grand Marche stores in Jersey over the coming weeks.   The Society has been working closely with The States of Jersey Ambulance Service and St John Ambulance to fit the defibrillators across its stores. The defibrillators have been installed […]

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New rules for pet travel

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

New pet travel rules are coming in at the end of the year that may affect pet owners in Jersey. Jersey has a pet travel scheme which was set up to enable pet owners to take their pets with them when they move home or go on holiday in the EU. People transporting animals for […]

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Parents reminded about Reception places for September 2015

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents who have not yet registered for a Reception place in a States’ primary school for September 2015 need to contact the Education Department before Friday 19 December 2014 to ensure their child has a place. Information on how to register is available from the government website at: http://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/Admissions.aspx If applications are received after 19 […]

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Barclays Digital Eagles have landed in Jersey

Barclays Digital Eagles have landed in Jersey

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays has launched its Digital Eagles service in Jersey with the first Tea & Teach event held at Jersey Digital Hub. The Digital Eagles are a fully-trained group of Barclays employees on a mission to boost the nation’s digital confidence and they are now on hand in Jersey to provide free technology advice to both […]

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Beach debris – dog owners alerted

Beach debris – dog owners alerted

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of the Environment is warning dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they find on local beaches. Lumps of a white waxy substance have been found in St Ouen’s Bay and at La Mare, St Clement. It has also been found in Guernsey. It is similar in appearance to a […]

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Governor to make first Christmas visit to Jersey Post

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday 16 December, Jersey Post will be honoured to receive a special Christmas visit from the Lieutenant Governor, General Sir John McColl. On his second visit to Jersey Post since his appointment to the role in 2011, the Governor will be met by Jurat Mike Liston and Tim Brown, Jersey Post’s Chairman and Chief […]

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Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 30th November 2014

Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 30th November 2014

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 7th ABN AMRO Junior Matchplay tournament of 2014 saw five aspiring young tennis players take to the court. The tournament took a round robin format and was timed, allowing competitors to play as many points as possible in the allotted times. All the boys played each other in 25-minute matches, producing some fast-paced and […]

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Andean bears at Durrell to receive two major upgrades to enclosure thanks to sponsorship from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

Andean bears at Durrell to receive two major upgrades to enclosure thanks to sponsorship from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Durrell’s resident pair of Andean bears, Quechua and Bahia, will receive two significant upgrades to their enclosure facilities, thanks to sponsorship from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey. To help mark its 40th anniversary in Jersey, which takes place in December, the private bank has been supporting Durrell throughout 2014. The improvements to the Andean ‘Cloud Forest’ […]

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Emergency Department survey shows Jersey out-performing UK providers

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Emergency Department at Jersey General Hospital has outperformed UK NHS Trusts, an independent survey has found. Patients who attended the Emergency Department (ED) earlier this year responded to a survey undertaken by the UK-based Picker Institute Europe, which canvassed ED users in 73 different UK hospitals, including Jersey. A total of 850 patients were […]

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Four Jersey charities benefit from £24,000 in Barclays Community Awards

Four Jersey charities benefit from £24,000 in Barclays Community Awards

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Jersey charities have received funding from the Barclays Community Awards 2014 to help with projects benefiting young people. The Jersey Employment Trust, Words and Numbers Matter, Autism Jersey and Brighter Futures all received a share of the £24,000 given out at the presentation evening held at the Pomme D’Or hotel on the 3 December. […]

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