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Politicians to vote on same-sex marriage in Sark

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Politicians in Sark are set to vote on allowing same-sex marriage on the island. The change would bring Sark in-line with Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey who already allow same-sex weddings. Sark’s Policy and Finance committee Chairman, Conseiller Peter La Trobe-Batemans, has tabled the proposition after being approached […]

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Channel Islands businesses urged to invest in female employees

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Businesses in the Channel Islands need to have policies in place to help women going through the menopause. That is the message from a best-selling health writer who’s been visiting the area. Liz Earle has written dozens of books – and run and sold a multi-million pound […]

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Crocuses planted in Guernsey for Polio awareness

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Volunteers in Guernsey are planting crocuses to raise awareness of polio worldwide. To celebrate 60 years of the island being polio-free, three Rotary Clubs are aiming to plant 84,000 crocus corms across the parishes during the Autumn. More than half a million Crocus corms have been planted […]

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Boris Johnson writes to Guernsey's Chief Minister

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written a letter to Guernsey’s Chief Minister Gavin St Pier to reaffirm the UK’s relationship with the island. The letter is in response to the Chief Minister’s own letter congratulating Mr Johnson on becoming Prime Minister in July. Mr Johnson says […]

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Students Back School Meal Project

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Pupils taking part in a trial project to provide school meals in Jersey are giving the food a thumbs up! Nearly 200 children at Janvrin and Samares schools are signed up to be served a main meal and dessert in an effort to improve nutrition and wellbeing. […]

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Exclusive: Dry weather means Jersey Water will start desalination plant next week

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey Water have confirmed that they will be turning on the desalination plant in the next week. Jersey’s reservoirs have an estimated supply of 79 days remaining* due to the summer’s dry weather. So far this month we have had 14mm of rainfall – below the expected […]

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Lauren Ellis Trial: Defence sets out case

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A disorganised admission process and poor communication between staff are among the factors which contributed towards the death of a vulnerable patient on a mental health ward, Guernsey’s Royal Court has heard. Lauren Ellis died on the Crevichon Ward at Oberlands in October 2017. Former mental health […]

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Jersey's top auditor highlights lack of clarity in Government Plan

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jersey’s highest ranking auditor has called on the island’s government to provide more information on where it intends to make £100 million of savings. The government’s Comptroller and Auditor General Karen McConnell said that it had not been explicit about where the savings would be made under […]

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Sunny with a few clouds, fine overnight

19th September 2019 | 0

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New 'Listening Lounge' Imminent

19th September 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A home for a new facility to lend an ear to people struggling with their mental health has been identified in town – and a contract should be signed within weeks. £1.6 million has been set aside in the Government Plan for a ‘Listening Lounge’, which will provide […]

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