Tag: States of Jersey

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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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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Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Careers Jersey are celebrating after being the first organisation in the Channel Islands to be awarded the prestigious Matrix Standard, a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services. The Matrix Standard is a challenging benchmark that measures the quality of services an organisation provides. It is also a key business […]

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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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Talking Therapy to provide faster, more accessible service for mental health issues

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A joint project between the Health and Social Services Department, local GPs and the charity MIND Jersey will provide an enhanced range of psychological therapies for Islanders. As part of the campaign to remove the stigma that has been associated with mental health issues, Jersey Talking Therapies (JTT) will be delivered in GP surgeries or […]

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