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Comments welcomed on new care service regulations in Jersey

6th August 2018 | Comments Off on Comments welcomed on new care service regulations in Jersey

This post was originally published on this site People in Jersey have just two weeks left to comment on new care service regulations and costs being proposed for the island. Care provided within patients homes and public care provisions are currently not monitored, but that could all change from next year. We need an assurance […]

300,000 Jersey Honey Bees at risk of being wiped out every day

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on 300,000 Jersey Honey Bees at risk of being wiped out every day

John De Carteret who has been tracking and killing Asian Hornets has a stark warning that 300,000 honey bees could be wiped out per day and that the States of Jersey need to step in and help with the growing population of Asian Hornets in Jersey. On the 31st July there were 15 primary nests […]

200 islanders take part in Marcs Walk for local childrens charities

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on 200 islanders take part in Marcs Walk for local childrens charities

This post was originally published on this site Around 200 walkers in Jersey took on varying distances, but all for one common cause this morning. The annual Marc’s Walk is organised by islander Willy Nieuwburg in memory of his son Marc, who died of bone cancer in 2006 at the age of 18. It was […]

Durrell working to help prevent lemur extinction

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on Durrell working to help prevent lemur extinction

This post was originally published on this site Durrell is working with two key lemur habitats in Madagascar as part of its new re-wilding strategy. It comes after warnings that every species of lemur is under threat of extinction. Durrell’s CEO says she hopes people visiting the zoo will make people realise how special the […]

Jersey based banks fund research defending tax havens

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on Jersey based banks fund research defending tax havens

It has been revealed in an article by Unearthed that a report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) pushing back against a crackdown on tax havens was funded by Jersey-based banks. The report was used by the IEA to try and persuade a cabinet minister not to increase regulations on Jersey and Guernsey offshore […]

People in Guernsey reminded to have their say on the Code of Conduct for States Members

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on People in Guernsey reminded to have their say on the Code of Conduct for States Members

This post was originally published on this site People in Guernsey still have until the end of the month to have their say on the Code of Conduct for States Members. The Code outlines what standards are expected from members and how people can make complaints if they wish to do so. One Deputy says […]

Marc’s Walk Returns After Two-Year Break

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on Marc’s Walk Returns After Two-Year Break

This post was originally published on this site5th August 2018 A charity walk organised to remember a Jersey teenager who died from bone cancer returns today for the first time since 2016. Willy Niewburg organised Marc’s Walk between 2011 and 2016 to raise money for local children’s charities – follow the death of his son […]

Police Investigating Funfair Fight

5th August 2018 | Comments Off on Police Investigating Funfair Fight

This post was originally published on this site5th August 2018 Police in Jersey have launched an investigation into assault, after a fight broke out at the  Battle of Flowers funfair at People’s Park on Friday night. Two girls, aged 14 and 15, and a 21-year-old woman were involved in the incident by the exit to […]

Guernsey FC beaten by Worthing in pre-season

4th August 2018 | Comments Off on Guernsey FC beaten by Worthing in pre-season

This post was originally published on this site Bostik Premier side Worthing beat Guernsey FC 2-0 in the annual Mike Thomas Memorial Trophy at Footes Lane. Both goals came in the second-half of an entertaining game in what was the Green Lions’ only pre-season fixture. Will Fazakerley started and Carlos Canha came off the bench […]

Fine and mainly sunny – here's the latest weather forecast

4th August 2018 | Comments Off on Fine and mainly sunny – here's the latest weather forecast

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