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Call to recycle old phone directories

| July 22, 2014

JT is asking islanders to join in and help to recycle as many old phone directories as possible now that the 2014 phone directory has been distributed Island-wide. The 2014 recycling campaign is now well under way with old directories being collected at a number of recycling points around the Island, including primary schools, parish […]

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Digital Jersey launches new industry-led Coding Programme at the Hub

| July 22, 2014

Today Digital Jersey launches its first technical digital skills development programme, to help address the critical skills shortage in the island. The Coding Programme is an innovative and interactive course that directly responds to the needs of the digital industry for skills and new hires, while preparing participants for work in the digital sector. The […]

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A Royal First Birthday – Commemorative First Day Cover

| July 22, 2014

Jersey Post will issue a special Commemorative First Day Cover on Tuesday 22 July 2014 to celebrate His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge’s first birthday. A Royal First Birthday – The Limited Edition Commemorative First Day Cover is a beautifully printed envelope displaying the Jersey Moments balloons stamp affixed to a stamp label. The […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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New Charities Law positions Jersey at the forefront of a rapidly evolving philanthropy sector

| July 22, 2014

New legislation approved by Jersey’s government last week will help confirm the jurisdiction as a leading, matureand flexible centre for global philanthropic work, according to Jersey Finance. The Charities (Jersey) Law, approved by the States of Jersey on 18July 2014, creates a robust and modern legal framework to support all types of international philanthropic and […]

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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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Sarah joins Simcocks

| July 22, 2014

Sarah Wolter has joined Simcocks as a paralegal. Her duties will include providing support to the Private Client team at Simcocks and carrying out research for Advocates. Sarah, 22, a former student at Queen Elizabeth II High School, returned to the Island after gaining a First Class Honours degree at Northumbria University in Law. Chief […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

| July 22, 2014

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins is delighted to present a special postmark cover, limited to just 100 editions, to mark the Centenary of the Southern District Agricultural Society and showcase the work of the Manx Ark Project. This year’s Centennial show will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of July at Great […]

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