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Radisson Blu Waterfront team help out Jersey Trees for Life with tree sickleing

Radisson Blu Waterfront team help out Jersey Trees for Life with tree sickleing

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Monday 4th August, a team of nine staff from the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel joined the Jersey Trees for Life charity team in St Clements to begin their physically demanding task of sickleing. This activity formed part of the Hotel’s continuing partnership with Jersey Trees for Life as part of their 2 year pledge […]

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A chance for girls and young developers to join Jersey’s only teenage coding club

A chance for girls and young developers to join Jersey’s only teenage coding club

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Coders is re-starting in September after the summer break. The Club, which is staffed by volunteers and sponsored by JT and Digital Jersey, is the only club in Jersey supporting teenagers with their computer coding and IT skills. After the summer holidays it is restarting on September 10th with an increased membership of around […]

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Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

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Jersey GCSE results 2014

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Provisional GCSE results published today show Jersey students have performed well compared to last year. The all-island pass rate for GCSE grades A* to C has risen to 72.6% in 2014 from 67.4% in 2013. Although the number of A* to C including English and Maths has also risen, to 61.0% in 2014 from 53.6% […]

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Consultation launched on same-sex marriage law

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being asked to give their views on the form that any legislation on same-sex marriage would take if it was to be introduced in Jersey. The consultation has been launched by the Chief Minister’s Department and will give all Islanders the chance to take part in an online survey and to attend public […]

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Barclays provides essential support for Maison St Brelade development

Barclays provides essential support for Maison St Brelade development

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

St Brelade Local Constable Steve Pallet has commended Barclays’ involvement in securing the future of the Maison St Brelade Nursing Home at the opening of its newly refurbished facilities. The home originally opened 37 years ago in 1977 but £5 million has now been invested in improving and securing the facilities for the future. The […]

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Jersey A-level results 2014

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The overall pass rate for Jersey’s A-level results published today is 99.1%, which is on a par with last year’s figure of 99.4%. This year a total of 421 Jersey students were entered for 1317 examinations. Jersey’s results include students who took the International Baccalaureate and their scores have been converted into A-level points. The […]

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KILIMANJARO TREK BRINGS IN £63,000 FOR AUTISM JERSEY

KILIMANJARO TREK BRINGS IN £63,000 FOR AUTISM JERSEY

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A total donation of £63,000 has been made to Autism Jersey by the 28 trekkers who took up the ‘JT Kilimanjaro Climb’ challenge at the beginning of 2014. Reaching the 5,895-metre (19,336 ft) summit of Mount Kilimanjaro over an eight day trek, 28 intrepid Islanders, completed the challenge after months of physical preparation and charity […]

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Health and Safety at Work (Jersey) Law, 1989 Consultation on the proposed Managing Health and Safety in Construction Approved Code of Practice

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senator Francis Le Gresley, Minister for Social Security, intends to give approval to a new Code of Practice on Managing Health and Safety in Construction,under Article 10 of the Health and Safety at Work (Jersey) Law, 1989.  The Code of Practice will apply to all commercial construction projects, with additional requirements for major projects which […]

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Internship Exhibition at CCA Galleries International

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, CCA Galleries International launched an internship program to year 13 art students from across the Island based on the theme, Layers. Over 30 students applied to be a part of the scheme, producing work in a variety of mediums from drawing to painting, textiles, sculpture and photography.   Hautlieu School student, Kimberley […]

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