Sunday 17 December 2017

Jersey's first Children's Commissioner appointed

Saturday 16 December 2017

Jersey's first Children's Commissioner has been appointed to represent and promote the rights of children, following recommendations made by the Jersey Child Care Inquiry.Deborah McMillan, who has been described as "an inspirational leader with considerable experien...

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St. Martin’s Bonfire night raises £11,000 for Autism Jersey

Saturday 16 December 2017

The St. Martin’s Bonfire and fireworks night, which was attended by up to 5,000 people, has raised an "incredible" £11,000 for Autism Jersey.The bonfire night is organised every year by the Gorey Fete Committee in St. Martin's field, opposit...

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New standards set for "poorly insulated, leaking or even dangerous homes"

Saturday 16 December 2017

Homes available to rent in Jersey will soon have to meet minimum standards, after the island's politicians agreed they should all come up to the 'Decent Homes Standard.'The minimum standards will mean that landlords have to ensure all their rental properties are &lsquo...

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States look for new inter-island ferry operator

Saturday 16 December 2017

Jersey and Guernsey have launched a tender process to find an operator for a new passenger-only ferry service between the islands, which would operate from the beginning of May to the end of September, starting from 2018.The successful operator will provide day-trips between the islands for residents, tourists and commu...

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Man sentenced to 18 months for indecent exposure

Saturday 16 December 2017

A 51 year old man has been sent to 18 months in prison for indecently exposing himself to teenage girls.Kevin Lochhead from Glasgow, was sentenced by Jersey’s Royal Court despite being found guilty ...

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Controversial new building "tax" kicked out

Friday 15 December 2017

It’s been heavily criticised by land owners, developers and business groups – and now politicians have also kicked out a new development "tax" which opponents warned would push up house prices.The proposal put forward by the Environment Minister meant those who benefited from an increase in l...

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