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World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

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Long established island business goes green

Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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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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