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Bailiwick's territorial seas to quadruple in size

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The Bailiwick of Guernsey’s territorial seas are set to quadruple in size. It comes after Guernsey, Alderney and Sark applied for an extension from three nautical miles to 12. It means the three islands will now have more rights and control over larger area of the sea […]

Behind-the-scenes of a Jersey Cold War bunker

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A German Bunker that could have played a pivotal role during the Cold War has been opened to some members of the public in Jersey. The bunker which is situated at Springfield, was built by German forces during The Occupation. It was reused in 1979 to make […]

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Company in Guernsey

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company is in Guernsey as part of their 2019 tour. They are stopping off at St James Concert Hall from 17-20 July and will feature three of the Bard’s famous plays: A Comedy of Errors, Pericles and Twelfth Night. The performances on 17, 18 […]

Sanne fined £381,000 by Jersey Financial Services Commission

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A finance company in Jersey has been fined £381,000 by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for breaking its Code of Practice. According to the Commission, Sanne Fiduciary Services Limited (SFSL) failed to ‘organise and control its affairs effectively for the proper performance of its business activities.’ […]

Consultant Reports To Be Released

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The government will have to publish reports every six months on its use of consultants who are paid £20,000 or more. The information, broken down by department, will include: The projects/engagements they have been working on A description of what they’re here to do The cost of […]

Income Support To Rise

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Families on Income Support are due to get an extra £260 a year from October, after the States Assembly approved a proposition from the Social Security Minister. Politicians agreed to increase the family supplement and boost other components of the benefit by up to 1.9%, including the […]

More setbacks for Victor Hugo Centre in Guernsey

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Plans to create a Victor Hugo Centre in Guernsey have had another setback. The Cornet Street location was initially allocated by the Economic Development Committee as a location to develop a centre to celebrate the famous French author. However, it is now understood that the States’ Trading […]

A panel says companies should not be forced to publish gender pay gap in Jersey

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A year long investigation into the Gender Pay Gap in Jersey has revealed there are pay differences between male and female employees carrying out comparable jobs. Unlike the UK, there is currently no requirement for employers in the island to report any pay differences, and the panel […]

Islanders in Jersey will meet to discuss the Island Plan

17th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Islanders will be able to have their say on Jersey’s future at a meeting this evening. The Island Plan Public Interest Panel will host the meeting where members of the public will have the opportunity to hear from professionals. Rob Duhamel, the former Planning Minister, and Chris […]

Watch: Emergency services attending bush fire in St Ouen

16th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site  Emergency services attended an open bush fire in St Ouen, Jersey last night. It is reported to have broken out near L’Étacq. This footage was taken at just after 9pm  (16 July).    

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