Tag: States of Jersey

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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Jersey Screening Programme short-listed for prestigious award

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowel Screening Programme within Jersey’s Health and Social Services Department has been short-listed in the 2014 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards, to be held on 23 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. The programme has been short-listed for two categories – ‘Value and Improvement in the use of Diagnostics’ and […]

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French medal for Jerseyman for service to marine community

French medal for Jerseyman for service to marine community

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The man in charge of the Department of the Environment’s Marine Resources section is to be awarded a French national award for services to the marine community. Deputy Director Marine Resources, Department of the Environment, Mike Smith was closely involved in the development of the Granville Bay Fisheries Agreement between the UK and France in […]

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Award-winning ‘Call and Check’ scheme to be extended

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Post’s award-winning ‘Call and Check’ scheme, in which postal workers check on the welfare of elderly or vulnerable people, is to be extended. Last week Call and Check won international acclaim, winning the Corporate Social Responsibility category at the prestigious World Mail Awards in Berlin. The Jersey Post scheme beat off short-listed rivals representing […]

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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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Additional resources at ports to cover duty free tobacco importations

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Customs and Immigration Service has recently recruited additional resources for a period of 3 months to allow officers to conduct a risk testing exercise on passengers importing goods in excess of the duty free passenger allowances, with a particular emphasis on tobacco goods. The summer period is when the Service resources at the frontiers […]

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Ports incorporation still open for comment

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Government is reminding Islanders that they will soon have the opportunity to contribute to the consultation on the incorporation of Ports of Jersey at a series of public meetings. The consultation, which has been open since 29 May 2014 and is scheduled to close on 15 August 2014, has already received some responses, the majority […]

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