Saturday 21 October 2017

£1,500 fine for man who momentarily "lost his cool"

Saturday 21 October 2017

A 26-year-old man who pushed another man so hard that he fell backwards and fractured his wrist, in what was described as a momentary loss of control, has been fined £1,500 and asked to pay £500 to the victim by the Magistrate's Court.

Kyle Rea pushed the victim after he tried to intervene in an argument between Rea's and another man....

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2,000 years and perfectly preserved: Roman emperor found in Jersey - on a coin

Saturday 21 October 2017

He was a revered Stoic philosopher, and one of ancient Rome’s ‘Five Good Emperors’ - and now his face has been found – two millennia later – perfectly preserved on a coin in Jersey.

An islander discovered the Roman coin in Grouville this month....

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Digital upskilling “increasingly pressing” before Brexit

Saturday 21 October 2017

The need to learn digital skills has become “increasingly pressing” as Brexit approaches, one of the organisers behind National Coding Week has said.

The comments come from Jonathan Channing, one of the initiative's organisers, off the back of a successful week last month, which was supported by JT....

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US distributor buys local filmmaker's first film

Saturday 21 October 2017

A Jersey-born filmmaker has seen his ambitions for his first feature movie go "above and beyond" when it was picked up by Gravitas Ventures, a US-based distributor, who are now showing it in mainstream cinemas.

25-year-old, Helier Bissell-Thomas developed and directed 'Kaufman's Game' when he was just 20-years-old and a student at Staffordshire University....

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Festival gives beer drinkers reason to raise a glass

Saturday 21 October 2017

Thirsty beer drinkers who feared they might miss out on a festival this year have been given a reason to raise a glass.

In July CAMRA – the Campaign for Real Ale - announced increased costs meant they wouldn’t be hosting a beer festival this year. The event, usually held in a marque on the People’s Pa...

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