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81 Water Pollution Incidents This Year

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site There’s been an average of nearly one water pollution incident a day in Jersey so far this year. The Environment Minister made the startling admission when questioned on the investigation into possible contamination on the Waterfront. Environment officers are looking at whether water that flooded the construction […]

Striking Teachers Descend On Royal Square

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Members of the NASUWT, supported by civil servants, came out in force this afternoon to protest against the pay offers from the States. They held a rally outside the States Building in the Royal Square ahead of another States debate on releasing more money for pay negotiations. […]

Outdoor pool at Aquasplash closed

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The outdoor pool at Aquasplash will not be opening this summer. The company says this is because of essential works on the roof for health and safety reasons. We apologise to all our customers for the inconvenience, but hope you understand that we take your health and […]

St Clement Shop Window Vandalised

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A shop window in St Clement has been damaged after eggs and other objects were thrown at it from a passing car. Jersey Police are appealing for anyone who saw the vehicle at around 10pm on Friday night, which is said to have been driving up and […]

Jersey Voted 10th Best British Destination 

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey has been named the 10th best-rated destination in the UK and Channel Islands by TripAdvisor. The review website has announced its 2019 Travellers’ Choice awards for destinations.   It recognises the locations that are most popular among its reviewers, based on ratings for hotels, restaurants and […]

Jersey Zoo Turns 60! 

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey Zoo is celebrating its diamond anniversary today. It’s 60 years since Gerald Durrell first opened the zoo in Trinity, beginning what would become the now world-famous conservation charity.  Since then, 14 species have been saved from extinction and more than 435,000 hectares of habitat have been protected. […]

Aurigny proposed too few flights to win Alderney route tender

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Aurigny submitted a bid based on a much-reduced schedule operated by only two aircraft. Under this proposal, the capacity on the Alderney – Southampton route would be virtually halved, and there would be no resilience in the proposed fleet to cover periods when one or both of […]

Schools Closed For Second Teachers Strike 

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Nearly all States schools in Jersey are closed today because of strike action by teachers in the NASUWT. Only La Moye and St John primary schools are fully open. There is a full list of today’s school closures here. Teachers will stage a rally in the Royal […]

Abuse victims: the fight for compensation goes on

25th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Residents of a former secure school in Jersey have told ITV News they fear promises of a compensation scheme from government may never materialise. It comes three months after ministers pledged to come up with a redress package for those alleging they were abused while locked up […]

Laura Cafferty Passes Away After Long Battle Against Cancer

25th March 2019 | 0

34-year-old Mother of one,  Laura Cafferty was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of soft-tissue cancer which only affects six in one million women. Numerous events were run to help raise money for her ongoing treatments. Back in March 2018 Laura travelled to Mexico as it was her best option for treating her Cancer, she travelled […]

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