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Call For Elected Speaker Panel

There’s a call for a special Scrutiny Panel to be set up to oversee the move to an elected Speaker of the States. Senator Philip Ozouf is asking that if the States adopt a motion from the Chief Minister next month, a dedicated panel is formed to examine the change. He suggests it should be made up of at least ... Read More

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22-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Storm Brian: No Reports Of Serious Damage

Storm Brian seems to have passed Jersey without causing significant damage. There were reports of tree branches down and various flood warnings were put in place. However, emergency services say things have been quieter than they expected, despite the strong winds and gusts of more than 60 miles per hour. Various roads across the island did have to be closed ... Read More

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22-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Police Investigating Alleged Theft & Assault

Jersey Police are investigating an alleged theft and assault in St Saviour. Officers say a man’s rucksack was taken from him in the early hours of Friday morning. The victim also alleges that he was attacked by two men as his bag was taken, in the area near to Samuel Le Riche House. A spokesman released the following statement: “Police ... Read More

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22-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Brian Brings Gales and Rain

Winds of up to sixty miles an hour are due to hit the island as the worst of Storm Brian passes through the English Channel. Weather warnings and coastal flooding alerts remain in place. The emergency services are asking people to stay indoors if possible to avoid any danger, and to make sure boat moorings are secure and any loose ... Read More

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21-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Police Seek St Martin ‘Fly-Tipping’ Witnesses

Jersey Police are appealing for information after “several incidents of fly-tipping” in a car-park between Anne Port and Archirondel. A large black drum containing 200 litres of waste oil was dumped at La Crete Quarry in St Martin between Monday 9 and Thursday 12 October. Around 30 smaller canisters were also left. Officers add that a number of windows in ... Read More

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20-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

4 States Consultants Appointed At £1,350 A Day

Four consultants have been taken on at the top of Jersey’s government to held overhaul the public sector. A so-called ‘Transition Team’ of external advisers has been appointed on a six month basis. They are: Anna Doroy – Chief Operating Officer Stephen Hardwick – Director of Communications Jacquie McGeachie – Organisational Transformation Consultant Camilla Black – Stategic Finance Review Consultant ... Read More

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Auguy Slowik: Jersey Reds sign former Bristol and Worcester winger
Championship side Jersey Reds sign former Bristol and Worcester Warriors winger Auguy Slowik.

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20-Oct-2017 - Source: BBC News

Cost Of Living Up 3.1%

The cost of living in Jersey has risen by 3.1%. It is the greatest annual rate of inflation in 5 and a half years. Figures just out show the biggest jump in prices since March 2012 – up 3.1% in the past year. Some of the rise is down to more costly household services such as higher school fees, and ... Read More

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20-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Storm Brian Set To Batter The Island

  Warnings have been stepped up as Storm Brian moves in. Coastal flooding is likely at Friday’s high tides, at 7.35am and 7.48pm. Water is expected to come over the sea walls along Jersey’s south coast. Havre des Pas was closed for a time on Thursday night because of the stormy conditions. Jersey Police are warning us to take extra ... Read More

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Primary Pupils Learn To Spot & Report Abuse

Primary age youngsters in Jersey have been learning about physical, sexual and emotional abuse at a series of special assemblies led by the NSPCC. It is part of a programme called ‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’, which also teaches children about things like neglect and bullying. The aim is to ensure pupils know what to do if they are worried about ... Read More

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19-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Stormy Weather: Wind & Flood Warnings

A warning has been issued about possible coastal flooding. Jersey Met says water could come over the sea walls along the south coast at high tides on Thursday and Friday. “Waves breaking over sea walls are expected to cause problems with water and debris on roads along Jersey’s south coast during tonight’s and tomorrow’s high tides. Some flooding may occur. ... Read More

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19-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Permission For New Les Quennevais School

A new £40m Les Quennevais School on fields near the airport has been given the go ahead. Revised plans were submitted in July after an independent planning inspector raised concerns about the original design. They included worries over traffic. The Planning Committee has approved the application, to the delight of the school. Education says today’s approval will keep the school ... Read More

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19-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Decision Day For Les Quennevais School

Two major planning decisions affecting St Brelade are set to be made today. A new £40m Les Quennevais School on fields near the airport could get the go ahead. Revised plans were submitted in July after an independent planning inspector raised concerns about the original design. They included worries over traffic. Education says approval today will keep the school on ... Read More

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WATCH: Wartime Shell Blown Up

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a World War Two mortar shell found on a Jersey beach. It was found by an islander at Pontac on Wednesday morning, and dealt with by a Bomb Disposal Officer shortly afterwards. But it had been moved first, and Jersey Police are warning us not to touch such devices should we find ... Read More

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19-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Firefighters Free Trapped Horse

Firefighters have rescued a horse that got trapped in its box. Crews were called to St Martin yesterday afternoon, where the animal had become agitated and tried to climb over the dividing wall. An initial attempt to use hay bales to raise the horse’s hind legs so it would step out failed. When it became clear he was tired and ... Read More

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19-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey Wins Free Movement Of Capital Case

Jersey has won a “landmark constitutional decision” to protect its financial services industry. The English Court of Appeal has decided the UK must treat Jersey as a so-called ‘third country’ for the free movement of capital. That’s things like money, shares and inheritance. Free movement of capital is the only EU freedom to expressly benefit countries not in the block, ... Read More

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18-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

10 Years For Drug Dealing Brothers

Two brothers have been sentenced to a total of ten years in prison for separate drug dealing offences. 39-year-old Oliver Munks has been jailed for five and a half years, after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drug ecstasy. He was found with 390 ‘FC Barcelona’ branded tablets worth £9,750. Laurence Munks, 37, was handed a ... Read More

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Swapping Granite For Glass On Castle Street?

Plans have been submitted for a five storey office block on Castle Street in St Helier. If approved, a granite-fronted building on the eastern side of Sand Street car park would be demolished. Below: How the building looks now: The planning application design statement says the existing four storey building on the site has “interior layout deficiencies”, ceiling heights which ... Read More

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Hand-Made Poppies For Market Fountain

Jersey’s Central Market fountain is being decorated with knitted poppies for Remembrance Day. Islanders have hand-made more than 1500 of the little red flowers. Local traders are helping to create wreaths from them, which will adorn the market’s centre-piece water feature in the run up to Armistice Day. Anne King says it has been a great community-effort: “We’ve had people ... Read More

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18-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Volunteers Sought For Aid Projects

Islanders are being encouraged to volunteer for upcoming Jersey Overseas Aid trips. There will be more information about the projects at a meeting at St Paul’s Centre from 7.30pm. One is a trip to Tanzania with sustainable development charity Raleigh International. Toni Roberts says their joint aim is to provide better access to clean water for 14,000 people and 1800 ... Read More

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18-Oct-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

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