Monday 27 February 2017

Islander dies in skiing accident

Monday 27 February 2017

Tributes have been paid to a 57-year-old Jerseyman who died while on a skiing holiday with his family in the French Alps.

It’s thought Trinity resident Mark Le Sueur, known to many as Frank, was skiing with a friend off-piste in the Solaise area of Val d'Isère, when he crashed....

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Woman pleads with judge to lock her up

Monday 27 February 2017

A 54-year-old woman who begged a judge to send her to prison to help her find a ‘breathing space’ has been sentenced to two weeks behind bars.

Having heard her plea Assistant Magistrate Peter Harris reluctantly agreed to the request saying under the circumstances is was possibly the “most pragmatic approach."...

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Dandara to build new flats at Beaumont?

Monday 27 February 2017

Beaumont could be in for a makeover if Dandara’s plans to rejuvenate the area go ahead.

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has announced plans to sell the former Total Sport warehouse, which closed in 2015, and the surrounding buildings to the property development company....

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Too much change, too soon - Scrutiny verdict on nursing changes

Monday 27 February 2017

Changes were brought in too quickly, negotiations were too slow, and there was little clarity on key financial information - those are the main conclusions of a report into major changes to way home care is delivered in Jersey.

The Health Scrutiny Panel has been checking plans to cut the funding to Family Nursing and Home Care, something the charity says will have a knock-on effect for both its 118 staff and the islanders it...

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Swastikas still present in St Helier

Monday 27 February 2017

Swastika markings harking back to the Occupation are still present in St Helier and can be found in many places if islanders take a closer peek. But aside from being mere Nazi propaganda, there’s a rather unusual reason why they’re there.

When Jersey was seized by German forces from 1940-1945, those who collaborated quickly earned themselves a bad name....

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