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Archaeological investigation to begin at new Police Headquarters site

| September 1, 2014

Work will begin next week on an archaeological investigation at Green Street car park in advance of the construction of the new Police Headquarters. All car parking spaces on the ground floor open area of Green Street car park will be closed from 6pm on 9 September for the duration of the works, which are […]

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Social Security Minister publishes two Reports

| August 29, 2014

The Social Security Minister, Senator Francis Le Gresley, has published the departmental review for 2013. This review provides a complete account of all of the Department’s activities in one publication, combining information on all contributory and tax-funded benefits and services.He has also released the latest five year actuarial review of the Health Insurance Fund. This […]

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Radisson Blu Waterfront team help out Jersey Trees for Life with tree sickleing

| August 26, 2014

On Monday 4th August, a team of nine staff from the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel joined the Jersey Trees for Life charity team in St Clements to begin their physically demanding task of sickleing. This activity formed part of the Hotel’s continuing partnership with Jersey Trees for Life as part of their 2 year pledge […]

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A chance for girls and young developers to join Jersey’s only teenage coding club

| August 26, 2014

Jersey Coders is re-starting in September after the summer break. The Club, which is staffed by volunteers and sponsored by JT and Digital Jersey, is the only club in Jersey supporting teenagers with their computer coding and IT skills. After the summer holidays it is restarting on September 10th with an increased membership of around […]

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Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

| August 26, 2014

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

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Island DEC collection for Gaza raises over £4,600

| August 26, 2014

A street collection held in the Isle of Man last weekend for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Gaza has raised over £4,600. The money, collected by volunteers in Douglas, Ramsey, Peel, Castletown and Port Erin, has gone directly to the DEC to be distributed to aid agencies working to provide humanitarian support to the […]

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Manx Telecom takes immediate action to protect public

| August 26, 2014

Following recent reports of Island residents being targeted by phone scam fraudsters, Manx Telecom has made technical changes to the fixed line network to add an extra safeguard against this type of crime. Recent incidents have involved criminals posing as bank officials to try and get victims to hand over their account details and security […]

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KING WILLIAM’S COLLEGE ACHIEVES 38% A*/A at GCSE

| August 26, 2014

Students at King William’s College have again achieved a very strong set of results. The highlights were as follows   38% of all exams awarded A* or A grades.  87% of all exams awarded A* – C grades.   8 students achieved straight A*/As or were within one grade of doing so.   Anna Hall gained 11 A*s. […]

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Thank you to the fantastic staff from KPMG

| August 26, 2014

Yesterday the GSPCA were lucky enough to have help from KPMG staff for the third year in a row. The team of 7 staff from KPMG arrived at 9am where after a short induction were set to work painting the stable on site as well as many of the tortoise and rabbit runs, fences and even doing a little […]

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Jersey GCSE results 2014

| August 21, 2014

Provisional GCSE results published today show Jersey students have performed well compared to last year. The all-island pass rate for GCSE grades A* to C has risen to 72.6% in 2014 from 67.4% in 2013. Although the number of A* to C including English and Maths has also risen, to 61.0% in 2014 from 53.6% […]

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