Tag: States of Jersey

Progress report on 2012 Strategic Plan

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ministers have been assessing their progress on meeting the objectives outlined in the 2012 States Strategic Plan. During a defining period of two years a significant number of reforms and initiatives have been approved. These include: – Helping unemployed Islanders back to work through modern apprenticeships, work experience programmes and incentive schemes redesigning health services […]

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Back to Work: Under Construction is launched

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

An initiative created to give locally-qualified jobseekers a start in the building industry has successfully been launched, with the first cohort today (Friday 4 July) completing their training. The Under Construction Training Programme is a joint initiative by the Jersey Construction Council (JeCC) and Back to Work. With training provided by Camerons and other industry […]

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Bellozanne Chimney demolished

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Raffertys, the contractor working on behalf of Transport and Technical Services has now finished the demolition of the old incinerator chimney at Bellozanne. The Bellozanne incinerator and chimney was originally retained to be ready in case there were teething problems with the new EfW when it first started operation.  However, it was never needed and […]

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Approved carers list available for Islanders who require care at home

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLANDERS over 18 who need care at home have access to an approved list of care providers for the first time. The move means that care at home (known as domiciliary care) for those over 18, is now semi-regulated in Jersey, as The States of Jersey has established an approved provider framework (APF) for Home […]

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Judo clubs are first to meet new standard

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two judo clubs are the first sports organisations in the Island to qualify for Jersey Clubmark, a new scheme that promotes high quality and helps clubs improve what they do. The accreditation has been introduced as part of the ‘Fit for the Future’ sports strategy and will help sports clubs develop and work together. Jersey […]

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Women in Jersey benefit from community midwifery scheme

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

More women in Jersey are now seeing their midwife in the community to make antenatal appointments more convenient for mums-to-be, and ensure continuity of care throughout their pregnancy. The Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) is working with GP surgeries in Jersey to enhance the practice of community midwifery, so that expectant mums can be […]

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Beach Recovery Work to Start at St Brelade

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Transport and Technical Services has asked for sand to be moved to cover the areas of the beach at St Brelade where stones were exposed, as the beach has not recovered quickly enough on its own. Although there has been some improvement to the sand levels over the last 12 weeks since […]

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Students to be ‘Guardians of the Past’ in WWI project

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 200 Jersey secondary students are taking part in a one-day conference this week to herald the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. It will also be the launch of a longer project that aims to help students explore the conflict in depth. The ‘Guardians Of The Past’ event at […]

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Long-term care scheme is launched

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new long-term care (LTC) scheme comes into operation today (Tuesday 1 July 2014). Welcoming the introduction of the new funding arrangements for long-term care in the Island, the Social Security Minister Senator Francis Le Gresley said: “The scheme that starts today is the culmination of a great deal of hard work across a number […]

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Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

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