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World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

| October 23, 2014

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

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Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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Long established island business goes green

| October 23, 2014

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

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Department set to introduce measures to help meet budget target

| October 22, 2014

The Department of Infrastructure is set to introduce a package of measures aimed at securing the additional income necessary to meet its challenging budget target. The changes are being progressed to ensure the Isle of Man Government achieves its national priority of rebalancing public finances by 2016. The Department is responsible for delivering revenue savings […]

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Charitable foundation funding for Little Sisters of the Poor

| October 21, 2014

The Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been caring for the Island’s elderly since 1886, have received a donation of £25,000 towards the on-going project of refurbishing their care home at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in New St John’s Road. The money, from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands, will be spent […]

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Guernsey Electricity’s charity calendar now on sale

| October 21, 2014

Guernsey Electricity’s annual calendar has gone on sale this week with all proceeds going to the Channel Island Air Search. The calendar will feature views of the island as captured by Guernsey Electricity employees. As a showcase of the creative talent at Guernsey Electricity, the competition offers an opportunity for those who took part to […]

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I am Guernsey winners announced

| October 21, 2014

Two insightful individuals have been named as winners of the ‘I am Guernsey’ competition –  launched by Livingroom and PF+A this summer. 14 year old Kerys Chamberlain won in the under 18 category and 31 year old Stefan de Laune was named the winner in the over 18 category. Both winners will receive the prize […]

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The Guernsey Football Association secures new sponsorship for Academy

| October 20, 2014

LouvreFund has committed to a three-year sponsorship deal to support the Guernsey FA’s Development Academy for the island’s under-12 to under-16 year-old footballers.   The High Performance Player Pathway scheme develops Guernsey’s promising players aged between 7 and 21 and the programme for 11–16 year-olds will be known as the Louvre Development Academy.   The […]

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GUERNSEY ISLAND GAMES TRI TEAM BENEFIT FROM SPECIALIST SWIM COACH

| October 20, 2014

The Guernsey Island Games Triathlon team responded enthusiastically to the specialist swim coach who visited the island last weekend. The visit by Steve Bailey, a Swim Smooth Coach, was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor. The coaching day started with the swimmers’ techniques captured on film […]

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First sailors’ survey gives thumbs up to Guernsey Harbours

| October 17, 2014

Guernsey Harbours conducted its first survey of visiting yachtsmen over the summer and the results indicate the majority were happy with the service. Guernsey Harbours leisure manager, Sally Diamond, said the results were encouraging and gave Guernsey Harbours a clear direction as to what visitors wanted. 10,500 vessels visited Guernsey this season and 388 responded […]

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