Friday 20 January 2017

Ministers: thank god its Friday!

Friday 20 January 2017

It's been a bad week for Jersey's Ministers, and one of the Island's leading Constables has described it as the worst States meeting she has experienced in more than ten years in government.

St Mary Constable Juliette Gallichan spoke out as Ministers' keynote plans to borrow up to £400million for a new hospital were sent back for more information - members just didn't believe they had been properly thought through....

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VIDEO: New Jersey play aims to "humanise" asylum seekers

Friday 20 January 2017

States members have been given an “open invite” to a play aiming to stimulate discussion on Jersey’s closed approach to refugees in the midst of one of the worst forced migration crises since World War Two.

Love Theatre’s ‘HOME’ will bring together Islanders and Syrian and Kurdish former refugees, who have recently been granted residency in the Netherlands, in a stigma-shattering two-pa...

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Business as usual for retail prices pre-Brexit

Friday 20 January 2017

The effects of Brexit haven’t significantly affected retail prices in Jersey… for now, at least.

That’s the finding of the latest quarterly Retail Prices Index (RPI), released today by the States of Jersey Statistics Unit....

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Trainee mermaids make a splash at Les Ormes

Saturday 14 January 2017

It’s well over 25 years since Disney’s Little Mermaid charmed audiences with its tales of life under the sea, but a new Jersey fitness class is proving that the mystical mer-magic is still very much alive.

Les Ormes Swim Academy are offering islanders young and old the chance to experience life like Ariel – complete with a glistening tail....

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Nick Aubin, Jersey Biodiversity Centre Manager: Five things I would change about Jersey

Friday 20 January 2017

Do you know what a Hairy Earthtongue or a Red Cage is? Nick Aubin does. He’s the Manager of Jersey’s Biodiversity Centre, and an expert in mycology. Translation: he’s a fun guy who knows his fungi.

So in a week where the environment has hit the headlines with shoreline reports and new recycling plants, who better to tell us what five things he’d change about Jersey?...

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