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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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Hawksford coffee morning kicks off Macmillan Jersey awareness week

Hawksford coffee morning kicks off Macmillan Jersey awareness week

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hawksford assisted Macmillan Jersey this week by kick starting the annual Greatest Coffee Morning Awareness Week by inviting its neighbours along the Esplanade to join them for coffee and cake, raising £314. Hawksford hosted its coffee morning on Monday 22nd September to help launch the weeklong initiative. Businesses and locals were invited to buy coffee […]

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Mauritian reptiles get the backing of international philanthropist thanks to local trust company

Mauritian reptiles get the backing of international philanthropist thanks to local trust company

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is one of several local charities set to benefit from a multi-million pound charitable foundation, which is managed by Jersey based trust company, Nautilus.   The Jersey Foundation, established by an international philanthropist, will be making pledges to several local charities throughout 2014, one of which is to Durrell for £50,000. […]

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Still time to join equal marriage consultation

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 200 Islanders have now submitted responses to the Equal Marriage and Partnership Consultation launched in August by the Chief Minister’s Department. The consultation, which is open until 22 October, gives all Islanders the chance to take part in an online survey, to attend public meetings or to comment in writing on options outlined in […]

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ENVIRONMENT SCRUTINY PANEL: RADON report to be presented to the States on Monday (8th September 2014)

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Environment Scrutiny Panel recently completed its review of radon in Jersey, with assistance from Public Health England’s Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (PHECRCE). The Panel is grateful to PHE’s expert Jane Bradley, who has over twenty years’ experience working with radon; her expertise was key to the Panel’s investigation and her detailed report to the Panel […]

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Public Exhibition – New Charing Cross Development Proposals

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society would like to invite members of the public to find out more about the revised proposals for the development of Charing Cross at a public exhibition, which will be held this week, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th September. If accepted, the new solution will retain four of the Grade […]

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Jersey charities invited to apply for Barclays 2014 Community Awards

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local charities can now apply for a share of £25,000 from the annual Barclays Community Awards. The awards aim to develop the skills young people require in order to fulfill their potential focusing on three key objectives – supporting and improving financial, enterprise and employability skills in the 10-35 age groups. The Barclays Community Awards […]

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