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La Collette Tower refurbishment nearing completion

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Work on the £4 million refurbishment of La Collette high-rise is progressing at a swift pace. The scheme will improve housing standards for 56 tenants and their families living at the flats in the 14 storey high rise block. The work is scheduled to be complete in May 2014. The project is in line with […]

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Jersey represented at British Irish Parliamentary Assembly conference

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Deputy John Le Fondré represented Jersey at the 47th plenary conference of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in London from 20 to 22 October 2013. Also attending the conference were representatives from the UK Parliament, the Houses of the Oireachtas, the Scottish Parliament, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Welsh Assembly, the High Court of Tynwald […]

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Density concerns over St Lawrence homes

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Concerns about the density of 12 new homes planned for St Lawrence has prompted the Planning Applications Panel to refuse the application. Developers wanted to build six social rented homes for the over 55s and six homes for first time buyers on land rezoned for housing on La Rue de Haut, St Lawrence. 89 people […]

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Condor Ferries’ return to Weymouth re-opens ‘historic gateway to the UK’

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

With just two weeks to go before the first sailing from Weymouth, Condor Ferries is preparing to celebrate the re-opening of the ferry link between the historic port and the Channel Islands. Weymouth has been in use as a port since Roman times, and passengers have been enjoying sailings to the Channel Islands since the […]

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Jersey Heritage Opens for New Season

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jersey Heritage opens its doors for the 2013 season in time for the start of the Easter break. Throughout the cold winter months the team has been preparing the Island’s iconic historic visitor sites for what promises to be a very full and engaging series of exhibitions and events. As well as attractions and activities […]

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New tenancy law goes to States for approval

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tenants and landlords in Jersey could soon have clearer legal rights and responsibilities if the States Assembly approves the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law 2011. The Housing Minister has yesterday (13 February 2013) signed a Ministerial Decision asking the States to debate an Appointed Day Act which would bring the new law into force on 1 […]

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Hospital ward closed due to suspected Norovirus

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Due to continuing Norovirus activity both in Jersey and the UK, Corbiere Ward in the Hospital has been closed to new admissions for the time being to help stop the spread of the illness. Patients ill with norovirus type symptoms in other parts of the hospital are being isolated. Staff at the Hospital are working […]

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Organisations invited to discuss the Medium Term Financial Plan

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Treasury Minister is inviting interested business organisations, third sector groups, associations and clubs to meet members of the Ministerial team to discuss the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP). In the run-up to the States debate on the Island’s first 3-year financial plan, Senator Ozouf is keen to discuss its contents with politicians, interested groups […]

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Jersey Archive asks the public to nominate which streets feature in ‘What’s Your Street Story?’

Jersey Archive asks the public to nominate which streets feature in ‘What’s Your Street Story?’

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2013 Jersey Heritage’s What’s Your Story project, sponsored by Appleby for the sixth consecutive year, needs your help. Jersey Archive is asking for members of the public to nominate a street or area that they think is of interest, they will then explore the stories of the people who lived, loved and worked as […]

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| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s own language, lé Jèrriais, has featured in a conference on “Language Endangerment: Methodologies and New Challenges” at Cambridge University’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH). The one-day conference, organised by Dr. Mari Jones of the French Department at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Christopher Connolly, also from Peterhouse, took place on […]

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