Thursday 30 March 2017

Fentanyl overdose led to death of "loving father"

Thursday 30 March 2017

A “loving father” who struggled with drug addiction lost his life after taking a painkiller 100 times stronger than heroin, an inquest ruled yesterday.

Oliver Charles Dutson (33) – known as Charlie – was found on the floor of his room by his grandmother in September last year, after his fiancée had asked her to check on him when he didn’t appear for work....

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Brexit: Jersey to spend £900,000 on Finance review

Thursday 30 March 2017

Ministers have agreed to spend close to £1million on another "strategic review" of the critical financial services industry, to analyse the implications of Brexit, and the effect of "digital disruption."

In the week when the UK triggered its formal divorce proceedings from the EU, it seems the true effects of Brexit are only now just starting to emerge....

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The Battle of Bellozanne is set to continue

Thursday 30 March 2017

St Helier will take its fight for the right to free waste disposal all the way to the Privy Council - unless the States agree to pay up to £500,000 in compensation. Parishioners backed the decision to fight on at a Parish Assembly last night.

It's a critical issue, as Ministers are planning to bring in new commercial waste disposal charges, with the majority of the business who would pay those charges based in St Helier. If the Privy Counc...

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Business warn "jobs will be lost" over new commercial waste charges

Thursday 30 March 2017

Ministers are locked on a collision course with local businesses over plans to charge them for getting rid of waste.

Yesterday, the Infrastucture Department published more details on the controversial plans - with local business groups immediately expressing their "grave concern", and warning the new charg...

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St Helier backs £1.9m care home sale

Thursday 30 March 2017

Campaigners have vowed to fight on to stop the old Maison de Ville care home in St Helier being developed by Dandara.

In a close vote last night, parishioners voted in favour of selling the site by 37 - 25 to the development company for £1.875million, despite opposition from local residents....

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