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....Read More »
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....Read More »
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)....Read More »
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....Read More »