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Gulls nesting on your roof – take action now

Gulls nesting on your roof – take action now

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of the Environment is advising householders to check their roof for nesting gulls, and to call in a licensed pest controller if you think you have a nest. This time of year gulls have established their territories and are building nests ready to breed. If you have a nest on your roof it […]

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Change in allowance gives incentive to work

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Changes to Income Support mean that anyone on benefits moving into a full time paid job will now be at least £61 a week better off than if they were to stay unemployed. The improvements that take effect today (Monday 7 April) mean that the financial incentive to find and stay in work is at […]

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Grouville home and Esplanade development approved

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vacant Plot, Les Fonds de Longueville, Grouville The Minister for Planning and Environment, Deputy Rob Duhamel, today approved a planning application for a new two storey four bedroom home in the Green Zone in Grouville. Plans had previously been refused on several occasions but the Minister considered that the current scheme was by far the […]

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Chief Minister to visit China

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, will lead a delegation to China next week (8-10 April 2014). The delegation will begin by visiting Beijing, before moving on to Shanghai. Delegates will include representatives of Jersey Finance Limited and the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC). The Chief Minister will meet Chinese government and business representatives in […]

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Head of UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency to sign agreement in Jersey

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The head of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Vice Admiral Sir Alan Massey, will visit the Island on 8 April 2014. During his visit, he will sign a new agreement between the MCA and the Economic Development Department, allowing the Island to register commercial ships of larger tonnage than in the past (see […]

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Jersey in discussions at British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Dublin

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deputy John Le Fondré has this week represented Jersey at the 48th plenary session of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly. Meeting from 31 March to 1 April in Dublin, the Assembly discussed issues relating to the future of work and public sector reform. Speaking after the session, Deputy Le Fondré said: “The session over the last […]

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Youth crime remains very low in Jersey

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

New figures released by the Minister for Home Affairs for 2013 indicate that youth crime levels in Jersey remain at a very low level. Home Affairs Minister, Senator Ian Le Marquand, said: “The pattern of a major reduction in levels of youth crime has continued throughout 2013.  Here are the figures for the number of […]

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Trackers launches new apprenticeship for hospitality managers of the future

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Young people who see themselves as Jersey’s future hotel and restaurant managers will be able to start training this September through a new Trackers apprentice programme being launched in partnership with the Jersey Hospitality Association (JHA) and Highlands College. The four-year programme leads to a recognised qualification in hospitality management. After the first year in […]

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Cervical cancer death highlights importance of seeking specialist referral for symptoms and of HPV vaccination

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The recent death of a 19 year old woman in the UK from cervical cancer has prompted Jersey’s gynaecology consultants to urge women to seek immediate referral to the hospital if they experience symptoms. Two weeks ago, national newspapers carried reports about Sophie Jones, an aspiring model from Liverpool, who died of cervical cancer. Dr […]

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Funding brings forward road safety projects

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A programme of parish road safety projects around the Island has been brought forward following the approval of a funding transfer of £1,252,000 by the Treasury and Resources Minister. The Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, has approved a 2014 request for a capital budget transfer of £1,252,000 from Treasury and Resources to Transport and Technical Services […]

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