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Islanders reminded of marine wildlife code

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of the Environment is urging all users of our seas and coast to follow the Jersey Marine and Coastal Wildlife Watching Code, which can be downloaded from the States website or obtained directly from the Department. The code is designed to encourage Islanders to enjoy Jersey’s marine wildlife in the best way for […]

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Countryside paths – volunteers needed for research

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of the Environment is appealing for more volunteers to take part in focus groups on access to Jersey’s countryside paths. The department launched a survey of people’s views on the path network last month. It’s been very popular – to date approximately 600 people have responded. But it wants to get more detailed […]

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Warmer, wealthier St Ouennais

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Residents of sheltered accommodation in St Ouen have felt the benefit of measures to make their homes more energy efficient, and the parish authorities have saved money. The Parish of St Ouen has received help from the Department of the Environment’s Energy Efficiency Service. Its Community Buildings Programme helps charities and not-for-profit organisations that provide […]

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Urban experts to lead discussions on future development of St Helier

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The future of St Helier will come under scrutiny as a project to consider how to make Jersey’s capital a better place to live and work in, and visit, is launched next month. The Future St Helier project will involve a broad range of work, including seminars and workshops, designed to promote discussion on the […]

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Springfield Stadium 3G pitch approved

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans to install an artificial 3G pitch at Springfield Stadium have been approved by Jersey’s Planning Minister. The application was approved following a site visit by the Minister for Planning and Environment, Deputy Rob Duhamel, and the approval is subject to several planning conditions and other changes to the original plans. The original plans were […]

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Appeal for more help to knockout knotweed

Appeal for more help to knockout knotweed

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

People in Jersey have been helping in the fight against one of the world’s most invasive plants by using a free mobile phone app. Japanese knotweed is among the world’s top 100 most invasive species, smothering entire areas and dominating all other plant life. It can also damage property. The Department of the Environment is […]

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3G pitch plans for Springfield deferred

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans to install an artificial 3G pitch at Springfield Stadium have been deferred by Jersey’s Planning Minister ahead of a site visit. The application was referred to Deputy Rob Duhamel because it was turned down by the Planning Applications Panel. They rejected it on the grounds of the scale and extent of proposed changes to […]

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Final Call Goes Out to Local Conservation Projects

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The deadline to submit entries for the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards is just a few days away. Now in their 24th year, the awards are open to individuals, businesses, organisations and schools who have created, or who have plans to create, an environmental project for the benefit of the island. ‘Over the years we seen […]

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Be cautious, horse buyers advised

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders considering buying a horse are being urged to choose a reputable dealer and avoid rushing into a sale. The States vet and a local representative of the British Horse Society are urging people considering horse ownership to seek advice and be aware of the common pitfalls before they embark on their search. Their concern […]

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Ormer Restaurant Leads Campaign To Protect The Oceans

Ormer Restaurant Leads Campaign To Protect The Oceans

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

To celebrate World Oceans Day, Sunday 8th June 2014, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has teamed up with leading restaurants to raise awareness, combat illegal ‘pirate’ fishing and promote sustainable fisheries globally. Over the past two years, 43 restaurants with 32 Michelin stars between them, have raised £20,000 for EJF’s Oceans Campaign. This year’s Save […]

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