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Police issue warning after hoax Jersey Gas house visit

11th August 2017 | Comments Off on Police issue warning after hoax Jersey Gas house visit

The States of Jersey Police have had a report of a male who visited an address in the Tunnel Street area of St Helier claiming he worked for Jersey Gas and wanted to speak to the home owner about a problem on their account. The hoax visitor is described as 30-40 years old with dark […]

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Dogs death pesticide warning issued

11th August 2017 | Comments Off on Dogs death pesticide warning issued

Jersey Dog walkers are again being warned to avoid an area in Les Creux to Beauport St Brelade after a family dog died within hours of coming into contact with a banned toxic pesticide. Cyrena, a ten-and-a-half-year-old white Japanese spitz, became seriously ill within three hours of her walk on 24 July and was rushed […]

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St Clement Have Won Top Prize At Battle Of Flowers

10th August 2017 | Comments Off on St Clement Have Won Top Prize At Battle Of Flowers

The Parish of St Clement have won the most coveted the Prix d’honneur award at the Battle of Flowers 2017, . They were victorious with their aquatic theme and have taken the crown from the Optimists Club, who were the champions for the last 5 years. However the Optimists Club did win the Prix d’excellence. […]

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AeroSPARX Pull Out Of Battle Of Flowers

8th August 2017 | Comments Off on AeroSPARX Pull Out Of Battle Of Flowers

The aerobatic display team due to take part in the Battle of Flowers Moonlight Parade this year has withdrawn from the show. Aerosparx delighted spectators when they lit up the skies over St Aubin’s Bay in 2016. Organisers say technical issues with one of the aircraft have forced them to cancel, and it is too […]

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£3.5m Estimated for demolishing Fort Regent Swimming Pool, which goes against what the public want.

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The Fort Regent swimming pool demolition could cost about £3.5 million but the funds are not available. Infrastructure Minister Eddie Noel was this month intending to submit a planning application to demolish the pool, its adjoining walkway and cable car station station. Deputy Noel goes one step further and against the States previous plans of […]

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Free Fresh Fruit For Children

4th August 2017 | Comments Off on Free Fresh Fruit For Children

Customers Shopping at Jersey’s Grand Marche stores can now give their children a free piece of fruit. The Co-op is trying out the idea for eight weeks starting from next Monday 7th August. Retail Manager Colin Macleod says it is part of an ongoing effort to get youngsters eating healthily. “Following the work we have […]

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71 Year Old Man Hit By A Car

4th August 2017 | Comments Off on 71 Year Old Man Hit By A Car

The 71 year old Male pedestrian was hit by a Peugeot car near the Pet Cabin at around 9.30am. He was taken to hospital where his injuries were described by Police as ‘not life threatening’. A 28 year man who was driving a white Peugeot 205 has been arrested on suspicion of driving without due […]

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JSPCA Hand-Rearing a Baby Squirrel

4th August 2017 | Comments Off on JSPCA Hand-Rearing a Baby Squirrel

A baby squirrel whose parent passed away from it’s injuries, is being hand-reared by dedicated JSPCA staff members. The young Squirrel named Secret, was brought in last month alongside her mum, who had a broken pelvis. Sadly Secrets Mum didn’t make it, leaving Secret an orphan at just a few weeks old. But now the […]

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Third Case Of Man Approaching Children. Police are reviewing CCTV footage

2nd August 2017 | Comments Off on Third Case Of Man Approaching Children. Police are reviewing CCTV footage

Police are linking another report of a man acting inappropriately to children in Jersey. It involved comments made to a woman and four boys on a bus from St Aubin on Friday 28th July. The description is similar to that of a man said to have grabbed a girl’s hand on Bath Street last Wednesday, […]

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Andium Home to Demolish Buildings with a protected status?

2nd August 2017 | Comments Off on Andium Home to Demolish Buildings with a protected status?

Listed buildings could be lost under Andium’s plans for 165 homes. The States-owned housing company bought the large expanse of land on the former Ann Street Brewery site. It includes several derelict properties which currently have a protected status. The Brewery facade is Grade 3 listed, as is Sans Souci on St Saviour’s Road and […]

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