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Radisson Blu turns down lights to raise awareness of Earth Hour

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radisson Blu Jersey will be turning down the hotel’s lights for one hour in support of Earth Hour On March 28th 2015.   Earth Hour will take place in over 162 countries worldwide at 8.30pm, with the aim of highlighting the issues surrounding climate change.   Radisson Blu will turn down the hotel’s energy consumption […]

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Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

As NHS Scotland announces an additional £100million in funding to tackle the country’s current ‘bed blocking’ issue, recent statistics from Family Nursing & Home Care show that the charity’s Rapid Response Team has delivered 688 days of care in patients’ homes in just nine months. Since the service’s launch, the service has treated 167 patients, […]

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Come and play in Barclays Code Playground

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays Code Playground has launched in Jersey to help young islanders learn the basics of computer coding. The initiative gives parents and children the opportunity to learn coding skills online and in branch under the guidance of the Barclays Digital Eagles, a team of specially trained Barclays employees keen to pass on their technology expertise. […]

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Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

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Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

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Islanders invited to join treasure hunt to raise money for epilepsy charity

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being invited to sign up for a charity treasure hunt to raise money for The Jersey Epilepsy Association. The inaugural Radisson Road Trip will take place on 28th March 2015.   Participants will meet at Radisson Blu Hotel for a briefing at 1.30pm. After being given clues from Radisson Blu staff, the teams […]

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Les Quennevais students win international competition for ‘extraordinary’ work

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A musical instrument made from driftwood and scallop shells, a poem comparing education to a trip to Mars, and an anti-pollution beach geology project have won top prize for Les Quennevais students in an international competition designed to showcase ‘extraordinary work’ by schools. The winning projects, some by Year 7 students who had just started […]

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Hawksford employee tackles Britain’s toughest assault course in aid of Brighter Futures

Hawksford employee tackles Britain’s toughest assault course in aid of Brighter Futures

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawksford employee Matt Reid has completed one of Britain’s toughest physical endurance challenges, raising over £300 for Brighter Futures. Matt, 21, is a junior company administrator at the local corporate, funds and private client company. He took on the arduous Tough Guy assault course in Wolverhampton on Sunday 1st February, finishing in two hours 53 […]

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Co-operative Medical Care appoints two new doctors after welcoming more than 570 new patients

Co-operative Medical Care appoints two new doctors after welcoming more than 570 new patients

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since launching in November, Co-operative Medical Care has attracted over 570 new patients and growth has exceeded initial expectations. To support the strong uptake, two new doctors have joined the practice.   Co-operative Medical Care now has six doctors, a practice nurse and eleven surgery support staff.   Feedback from patients has been overwhelmingly positive. The […]

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Co-operative’s new LocaleGrouvilleoffers customers a high-tech shopping experience

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

PRODUCT label magnifiers and electricity generating solar panels in the roof will make shopping at The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s newest store a more high-tech affair. The i-viewer, which has been trialled in some UK stores, allows customers to read the small print on packaging as they shop. LocaleGrouville, which was officially opened by Society […]

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