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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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PANEL PRESENT REPORT INTO THE REDESIGN OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Health, Social Security and Housing Panel has completed its review of the Redesign of Health and Social Services and today published its report. The Panel’s review includes in-depth scrutiny of the Health Department’s proposals to introduce more services within the community in order to relieve pressure on the hospital. The Panel has also scrutinised the “Future Hospital […]

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ABN AMRO Bank Jersey set to bring Durrell overseas team together for annual Conservation Symposium

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Durrell Conservation Symposium will go ahead again this year thanks to major funding from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey. The Durrell Conservation Symposium, which takes place throughout next week, is an international annual event organised by Durrell to help showcase the overseas team’s research projects and to discuss key developments within the field of […]

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Businesswoman stands for St Brelade Deputy

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A long-standing St Brelade businesswoman is to seek election to the States in this year’s general election.  Natalie Duffy has announced her intention to stand as a candidate for Deputy in St Brelade No 2 & 3 District. Mrs Duffy, who was born and educated in Jersey, is well known in the parish, being involved […]

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Les Amis recognised as an Investor in People

Les Amis recognised as an Investor in People

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Les Amis is delighted to announce that is has been awarded its first quality assurance accreditation – the Investors in People Standard – demonstrating the charity’s commitment to realising the potential of its staff. This national recognition comes as the charity, which opened at Five Oaks in 1975, prepares to celebrate 40 years of providing […]

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Hospice and HSSD provide new specialist palliative care team for Islanders

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Hospice Care is to expand its services to help more Islanders who need the specialist care and support they can provide for end-of-life care. From later this year, the charity will be able to provide care for any Islander who requires end-of-life care, through the services of a specialist palliative care team. Traditionally, Hospice […]

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Archaeological investigation to begin at new Police Headquarters site

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Work will begin next week on an archaeological investigation at Green Street car park in advance of the construction of the new Police Headquarters. All car parking spaces on the ground floor open area of Green Street car park will be closed from 6pm on 9 September for the duration of the works, which are […]

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