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Charitable foundation funding for Little Sisters of the Poor

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been caring for the Island’s elderly since 1886, have received a donation of £25,000 towards the on-going project of refurbishing their care home at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in New St John’s Road. The money, from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands, will be spent […]

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20 new jobs to be created at new Co-op Locale

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited (the Society) is creating 20 new jobs at a new Co-op Locale, which is set to open in Colomberie, St Helier, in autumn 2015. The new 3,000 sq ft store will be located on the ground floor of 22 Colomberie, on the corner of La Colomberie and Grenville Street. […]

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Last Chance To Enter Liberation Film Competition

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2015 Jersey will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Liberation. As Jersey’s most poignant reminder of German Occupation, Jersey War Tunnels is marking this historic date with an Island-wide film competition, which will see someone win £5,000. The competition application date is fast approaching. Any professional or amateur film producers are encouraged to enter before […]

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Election Day Tomorrow

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMORROW is Election Day (Wednesday 15th October 2014) and polling stations will be open across the Island from 8 am until 8 pm. Islanders will go to the polls to vote for Senators, Deputies and Constables, and to cast their vote in the referendum on whether or not the Constables should remain as members of […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care trials Rapid Response Team to improve patient care

Family Nursing & Home Care trials Rapid Response Team to improve patient care

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has been piloting a new ‘Rapid Response’ service in partnership with the Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) to improve patient care in Jersey and has received positive feedback from people who have used the service.   The aim of the service is to prevent inappropriate hospital admissions and, […]

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Sancus Limited agrees £30m facility with GLI Finance

Sancus Limited agrees £30m facility with GLI Finance

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey-based peer-to-peer lender Sancus Limited has agreed a £30m facility with GLI Finance, which is based in Guernsey. Under the agreement GLI Finance (GLIF) is able to draw down £10m immediately, with an option to access the remaining £20m as it seeks to fulfill its growth strategy. GLI Finance is an AIM-quoted finance business that […]

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Dolan chefs bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

Dolan chefs bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dolan Hotels marked Jersey’s Greatest Coffee Morning in style with a series of events taking place across the business, including a cup cake bake-off competition, raising £630.61 for Macmillan Cancer Support (Jersey). Five chefs from the Golden Sands Hotel were tasked with creating the best tasting and most impressive designed cup cakes, which were judged […]

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Cycle helmet law comes into force

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

From 6 October 2014, it is compulsory for children aged 13 years and under to wear cycle helmets when riding a bicycle on a road or cycle track. Although the relevant legislation was approved in July, it was decided to allow time for parents to purchase cycle helmets for their children if they had not […]

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Charities have just two weeks remaining to apply for Barclays Community Awards

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey based charities have until Friday 10 October to apply for their share of £25,000 from the Barclays 2014 Community Awards. Now in its eighth year, the awards aim to focus on three key objectives- supporting and improving financial, enterprise and employability skills in the 10-35 age group. Barclays has a global commitment to support […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

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