Wednesday 13 December 2017

Cause of prisoner's death remains unknown

Wednesday 13 December 2017

An inquest into the death of a 41 year-old prisoner, who died at the hospital while on remand at La Moye, has heard that doctors are unable to say exactly how he died.

Simon Baudains, owner of Baudains Brothers Professional Relocation Services, had been taken to hospital on 4 December 2016 to see a psychiatrist after he appeared confused and acted strangely while in prison....

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Taxi CCTV: “It’s like having a witness in your car”

Wednesday 13 December 2017

A Jersey taxi driver is urging other drivers to get CCTV cameras in their cars, after he says he was seriously assaulted on one occasion, and accused of a sexual assault by a female passenger on another.

Paul Tostevin has posted his own experiences on the Jersey Taxi Driver Association facebook page outlining his experience of where his CCTV camera footage has proved to be “vital.”...

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5 year wait - but 14% of young people still miss dental appointments

Wednesday 13 December 2017

The number of under 18s failing to show up for their scheduled dental appointments hit a four-year high in 2016, with 2,088 appointments missed - nearly 14% of the total - despite some having to wait five years to be booked in.

And figures released following an Express Freedom of Information (FOI) request show that 15% of adults also missed their appointments in 2016, the highest number since 2012....

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Six-year-old makes magic food to help separated families

Wednesday 13 December 2017

While many children will be thinking what presents they want to receive this Christmas, William believes the festive period is a time for giving.

The six-year-old is making and selling magical reindeer food to raise money for charity....

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Confusion clouds States debate on hospital funding

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Jersey's politicians have spent much of the first day of a landmark debate on building a new hospital deciding whether the discussion itself should go ahead - and what they are actually voting for.

At the start of the day, the Environment Minister’s announcement that a key inspector’s report on the island’s biggest capital project to date won’t be released until after the...

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