Monday 21 August 2017

Changes introduced in States residential home following patient's death

Sunday 20 August 2017

The Health and Social Services Department has introduced a series of changes in residential homes following the death of an elderly woman at Oak Ward in March 2016.

The States Employment Board who are responsible for HSSD staff was fined £50,000 in Royal Court on Friday....

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Doing away with dredging could secure fishing's future

Sunday 20 August 2017

Dragging nets along the seabed to capture fish around Les Ecréhous and Les Minquiers could be outlawed to help secure the long-term future of the fishing industry.

Dredging and trawling the seabed might be a popular method for catching a wide variety of fish, crustaceans and molluscs, but can also damage sensitive seabed life....

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Developers to have more guidance on planning obligations

Sunday 13 August 2017

Developers will now have “fair, consistent and transparent” guidance about their planning obligations.

After a period of public consultation, The Minister for the Environment, Deputy Steve Luce, has adopted and published revised planning guidance on the use of Planning Obligation Agreements (POAs)....

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Hemp-tation: Crop trial progressing

Sunday 20 August 2017

A trial of locally grown hemp is progressing well after favourable growing conditions this summer.

The trial, which is being overseen by the Plant Health Laboratory in the Department of the Environment, is part of an alternative crop strategy to try and diversify Jersey’s rural economy....

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Martello Tower to enjoy the limelight

Sunday 20 August 2017

First Tower Community Association has proposed a new floodlighting rig to brighten up the Martello Tower.

It is proposed that a low-energy lighting system will be used to illuminate First Tower’s Martello Tower....

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