Sunday 22 January 2017

Bailiff smells something fishy in court

Saturday 21 January 2017

Jersey’s Bailiff has told two Frenchmen - being sentenced for breaking a host of fishing laws - that he found their financial details “difficult to accept on face value.”

Jonathan Burnel and David Sylla pleaded guilty to more than 50 offences including illegally fishing in local waters on more than 15 occasions between 19th April and 15th June 2015; refusing to obey the orders of a fisheries officer; lying about the name of the boat’s owner and his address; and switching off the boat’s tracker. They told the court they didn’t make much money, and ...

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Jersey patients to benefit from better accommodation in Southampton

Saturday 21 January 2017

Around 170 Jersey people travelled to Southampton last year – mostly receiving radiotherapy treatment for cancer, needing a four to six week stay on the mainland - but now they’ll be able to benefit from new accommodation.

From the start of 2017, five serviced apartments will now be available in response to feedback from patients wishing for a more comfortable, homelier experience....

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Don't get driven up the wall, but...

Saturday 21 January 2017

Car parking charges are set to increase for the first time in two years.

Following no change in 2016, the Department for Infrastructure have pushed up prices by 2% in a bid to keep step with inflation....

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Seaside is source of inspiration for Genuine Jersey's newest members

Saturday 21 January 2017

They say that the best businesses start off with passion and a pinch of entrepreneurial flair, but what about a stroll down the beach?

That’s how it all started for Michelle Noel and Neil Kenny, whose new crafts business, Pebble.Love, aims to “bring a piece of the beach into every home.”...

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Locate Jersey head to leave the States

Friday 20 January 2017

It's emerged this afternoon that the Director of Inward Investment and International Trade Development at Locate Jersey, Wayne Gallichan, is to leave the States.

Mr Gallichan is a long-standing civil servant, but caused controversy last year by booking £13,000 business class flights on a taxpayer-funded trip to South Africa to attend a mining conference,...

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