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Family Nursing & Home Care calls on islanders to give their views on home care to the Council of Ministers

Family Nursing & Home Care calls on islanders to give their views on home care to the Council of Ministers

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local charity Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) is calling on islanders to make their views known to the Council of Ministers with regards their nursing and home care needs and experiences. Following the launch of a month long States / public consultation, the local charity is asking islanders to voice their opinions on their […]

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Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands, CCA Galleries International is proud to host an exhibition of war memorabilia supplied by The British Red Cross and sponsored by Nedbank.   The exhibition  opens at CCA Galleries International from Friday 16th until Saturday 31st January 2015.   On display will be […]

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SAMARITANS IN JERSEY OFFERS A LISTENING EAR OVER CHRISTMAS

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey will have volunteers available round the clock over the festive period, providing a safe space for anyone who needs to talk. Last year, Samaritans received around 244,000* calls during the Christmas period from people in the British Isles and ROI, and relies on kind donations from the public to keep its helpline open every […]

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Local students learn to manage their money with Community Savings

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

STUDENTS from five Jersey secondary schools have taken part in Community Savings Ltd’s Money Management programme this year thanks to funding the charity received from the 2013 Barclays Community Awards. The Money Management programme is designed to encourage students to think about their relationship with money and how they react to consumer advertising, branding and special […]

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Local charities offered a helping hand by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Charities and local organisations are being given the opportunity to apply for thousands of pounds as The Co-operative Society launches its 2015 Helping Hands Fund.   The fund, which has benefited thousands of Channel Islanders since it was first launched 21 years ago, is open to charities and organisations and reflects the Society’s underlying principles […]

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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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