Jersey & Channel Island News

Jersey activists take part in the global climate strike

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Environmental activists in Jersey have been taking part in the global climate strike. Around 35 people gathered in Jersey’s Royal Square today to protest against a ‘climate crisis’. The strike is part of a wider movement worldwide, which will see students in over 150 countries are taking […]

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Guernsey politician hits back at criticism of States' draft discrimination law

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The President of Guernsey’s Committee for Employment and Social Security has hit back at calls to extend the consultation period for States’ draft discrimination law. The proposals are currently out for consultation until 30 September, but in an open letter, Deputy Michelle Le Clerc warned against concerns […]

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Almost 200 posts vacant at Jersey General Hospital

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Almost 200 roles remain unfilled at Jersey General Hospital with shortages, meaning that some procedures could be cancelled in future. Responding to a written question from Deputy Kevin Pamplin, Health Minister Richard Renouf said that 194 posts are currently vacant, including 74 in nursing and midwifery. He […]

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Jersey's deaf community concerned by changes to government support

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site People from Jersey’s deaf community in Jersey are unhappy with changes to support provided by the government. In April, the government’s lead support officer for deaf children and adults Angela Goddard was forced into compulsory redundancy but said nobody was going to replace her. It means that […]

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Motorists warned about string and rope across road in Guernsey

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Motorists are being warned after reports of rope and string being placed across roads in Guernsey. Guernsey Police have not said where it was reported, but have taken to Twitter to brand the practice ‘not just stupid but extremely dangerous’ They warn those responsible that it could […]

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Islanders invited to give views on Jersey's tax and spending plans

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey’s government is looking for islanders to give their views on its tax and spending plans. The Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel wants the public to make their opinions known on the tax rises put forward in the Government Plan, as well as suggesting where tax money should […]

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Man Avoids Jail Over Drink-Driving Death Threats

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A Jersey man who threatened to kill several people by running them over with a car has avoided jail. 34-year-old Christian Patrick Henderson-Bell, who was suffering a ‘mental health crisis’ has been given 240 hours of community service. Crown Advocate Emma Hollywood said that Mr. Henderson-Bell drove […]

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Bath Street Developers Says Heritage Features Will Be Saved

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The National Trust for Jersey has criticised Le Masurier’s plan to build a Premier Inn on Bath Street, because two historic listed buildings would be lost. The Regency-era townhouses will be demolished if permission is given for the new hotel, apartments, restaurant, bar and shops. Campaigners  ‘Save […]

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Five new officers join ranks at States of Jersey Police

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Five new police officers have joined the ranks at States of Jersey Police. PCs James Alcock, Hannah Amy, Craig Fosse, Paul Hopper and Iain McCallum were all sworn in at a ceremony at the Royal Court. The new officers were recruited locally in 2018 and have been […]

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Rare Roseate tern spotted nesting near Jersey

20th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Britain’s rarest breeding seabird has been spotted on rocks off the coast of Jersey. As many as 3 Roseate terns were sighted nesting among Common terns at Les Ecrehous off the north east coast of the island over the summer. The bird is red listed and only […]

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