Jersey & Channel Island News

Fête de St Hélier Back For Sixth Year

14th July 2018 | Comments Off on Fête de St Hélier Back For Sixth Year

This post was originally published on this site14th July 2018 Jersey’s town centre street party is back for its sixth year. The Féte de St Helier sees food stalls, live entertainment and arts and crafts activities laid on over the weekend. The Fête de St Hélier street party. Image Credit: Parish of St Helier. The […]

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Jersey schools to teach children about their rights

14th July 2018 | Comments Off on Jersey schools to teach children about their rights

This post was originally published on this site All primary and secondary schools in Jersey are to be offered support to become ‘Rights Respecting Schools’. Jersey’s Children’s Commissioner, Deborah McMillan, has announced that she is working with UNICEF to help island schools achieve the status. The idea is to create a safe place for children […]

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Children Given Free Water Safety Lessons

14th July 2018 | Comments Off on Children Given Free Water Safety Lessons

This post was originally published on this site14th July 2018 All Year 5 pupils in Jersey are being offered free outdoor swimming and water safety lessons. The programme’s running this month and is a partnership between Swim England, the RNLI, the Bosdet Foundation and Jersey Sport. 850 youngsters are getting the training from Swim Safe […]

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Nurse Takes On Charity Cycling Challenge

14th July 2018 | Comments Off on Nurse Takes On Charity Cycling Challenge

This post was originally published on this site14th July 2018 A breast cancer nurse is cycling solo non-stop for 24 hours in the hope of raising £20,000 for patients with the disease. Kathleen Hirani is riding a six-mile loop between St Aubin and Le Frigate continuously from 8am this morning – even pedalling during meals. […]

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Jerseyman missing in London

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Jerseyman missing in London

This post was originally published on this site Family and friends of a Jersey man are appealing for help after he went missing in London earlier this week. 25-year-old Ben Cameron was last seen on CCTV at Charing Cross on Monday afternoon. He was wearing a turquoise checked zip up fleece, white football shorts and […]

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Jersey Norman market comes to town

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Jersey Norman market comes to town

This post was originally published on this siteThe Norman market has returned to Jersey for a third time so far this year. Stalls will be moving from the Royal Square to Broad Street to be at the heart of the Fete de St Helier this weekend. There are 10 traders coming from Normandy and a […]

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Visitor Spending Up £3M

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Visitor Spending Up £3M

This post was originally published on this site13th July 2018 Credit: Visit Jersey Visitors to Jersey spent more than £21 million in the first four months of this year. That’s £3m more than the same period in 2017. The increase is despite there being slightly fewer visitors to Jersey in 2018 so far. However Visit […]

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Henry Cavill Faces Backlash After #METOO Comments In A Recent Interview

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Henry Cavill Faces Backlash After #METOO Comments In A Recent Interview

Superman Henry Cavill has apologized for remarks he made about the #MeToo movement in a recent magazine interview, in which he stated he’s terrified to talk to women for fear of being labelled a “rapist”. “…It’s like: ‘Well, I don’t want to go up and talk to her, because I’m going to be called a […]

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Warning Issued After UK Broadband Customers Hit By £80,000 Scam

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Warning Issued After UK Broadband Customers Hit By £80,000 Scam

Local Telecoms firm Sure have issued a Scam warning to it’s customer after some received phone calls from scammers asking for a payment and threatening to cut them off if they don’t pay. UK Customers have also been hit by scammers with them taking over £80,000 from unwitting customers. The scam involves an internet provider and […]

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Jerseyman attempts to swim around the island twice

13th July 2018 | Comments Off on Jerseyman attempts to swim around the island twice

This post was originally published on this site A Jerseyman will attempt to swim around the island twice, without stopping, this Saturday. Endurance Swimmer, Andy Truscott was the first solo man to swim from Jersey and France and back again last year. He was also the first solo person to swim from Les Minquiers to […]

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