Jersey & Channel Island News

Church Spire Defects 'A Danger To Life'

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Islanders passing by St Thomas Church could be at risk of serious injury or even death because of cracked stonework around the church spire. Steeplejacks company Rafferty, who carried out routine maintenance in the spring, raised concerns that debris could fall from a huge height because of […]

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Christmas shopping starting soon in the Channel Islands

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Well-known shops and independent boutiques in St Helier’s high street will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and from 10am until 5pm on Sundays in the run up to Christmas. The changes start on Thursday 21 November and will run until Sunday 22 December. There will be […]

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Islanders in Jersey encouraged to ‘put children first’

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The Government of Jersey have called on islanders to put children first. The campaign, taking place on World Children’s Day, is asking everyone from businesses to the public to pledge support for young people. The call comes after ministers and States members last year pledged to: Jersey’s […]

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Government Launches 'Put Children First' Campaign

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey’s government is using World Children’s Day to ask everyone in the island to support its pledge to put children first. It unveiled an eight-point promise last September, asking States Members to sign it. A handful have not. Ministers have now launched a campaign, saying we all […]

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Channel Island health experts and emergency services learn how to deal with flu pandemic

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Health experts, emergency planners and the emergency services across the Channel Islands have been learning how to deal with a flu pandemic. Experts from the UK have been over to test the updated joint Channel Islands Pandemic Flu Strategic Plan. Pandemic flu is the worldwide spread of […]

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Parking Charges To Rise By 5p An Hour?

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 7:19am Ministers have put forward a compromise on their plans to extend the hours that we have to pay to park our cars. They have now proposed one extra hour instead of two, but with a five pence an hour increase. The government […]

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Over 5,000 people now using OLIO food waste app in Guernsey

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site More than 5,000 people in Guernsey are now using the OLIO food waste app. It was introduced to the island in 2018, following a successful launch in Jersey the year before. All food can be put onto the app, including items nearing their sell-by-date or home-grown produce, […]

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Islanders to march against sexual violence as part of rape charity campaign

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Islanders will march against sexual violence tonight, as part of a local charity campaign. The ‘Take Back the Night’ walk has been organised by Jersey Action Against Rape (JAAR), which supports victims of sexual assault and their families. The walk will start at the Royal Square at […]

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Rather cloudy with long spells of hazy sunshine

20th November 2019 | 0

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Hundreds of dead spider crabs found off Jersey coast

19th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Environmentalists in Jersey say the number of dead spider crabs found on the north east of the island is “deeply disturbing”. Since August hundreds of them have been found dead by divers in St Catherine’s. A local diver has told ITV News he is finding more and […]

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