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Jersey Water to host Car Boot Sale at Val De Mare Reservoir

| April 24, 2014

Jersey Water will be hosting for the first time a Car Boot Sale at the Val De La Mare Reservoir site on Sunday 11th May 2014 from 10am to 2pm. All proceeds will go to Friends of Jersey Oncology (FOJO), which is Jersey Waters selected charity for 2014. The Car Boot will be managed and […]

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NIGHT AT THE SEFTON FOR ‘SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY’ PRIVILEGE DRAW WINNERS

| April 24, 2014

One lucky couple have won the Sefton Group Privilege Loyalty Scheme prize draw held recently to mark the upcoming 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. The lucky winner was Paul Desmond. Paul and his wife Glenys are the owners of Moore’s Traditional Curers in Peel. Paul won a bed and breakfast stay at […]

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Powerful video clip aims to increase awareness of autism locally

| April 24, 2014

During the last week of Autism Awareness month, Autism Jersey have released a very honest, personal and moving video clip with contributions from parents who have children with autism. It aims to increase understanding of autism within the island, reduce judgement and improve awareness of the charity which provides support to individuals with autism, their […]

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Find out about fostering at monthly drop-in sessions

| April 24, 2014

Anyone interested in becoming a foster carer can find out everything they need to know at monthly drop-in sessions starting on April 25. The sessions are being organised by Fostering First which is responsible for foster care across the Island and part of The Children’s Centre charity. Currently, there are 50 registered foster carers on […]

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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk stalwart urges walkers to register

| April 24, 2014

Organisers of the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk are reminding islanders that there is still time to register for the 39 mile challenge. The 2014 walk takes place on Saturday 7 June and walkers can register at www.scrwalk.org.gg. This year will be the ninth year Chris Russell, the finance and operations manager at Saffery Champness, has […]

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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management sponsors new lunch time race series

| April 24, 2014

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management is sponsoring a new lunch time race series organised by Run Jersey. ‘The Corporate Cup’ is a new 5km race series aimed at all businesses based in Jersey with keen runners. The races will take place on a monthly basis throughout the summer. Each race will start from La Fregate, Jardin […]

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Charity golf day sponsorship opportunities

| April 24, 2014

Businesses are being offered the chance to sponsor The Children’s Centre’s ever popular annual golf day which will be held at Douglas Golf Club on June 20. It is a major fundraising event for the Island’s leading charity for families and children which has raised more than £45,000 since it was first held in 2007. […]

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LEE EVANS WARMS UP JERSEY

| April 23, 2014

World-famous comedian and Hollywood actor Lee Evans has chosen Jersey Opera House for two warm-up gigs this summer. The English stand-up, renowned for his irrepressible physicality (and sweatiness!) on stage, will perform two ‘work in progress’ gigs on Sunday 15th and Monday 16th June, prior to starting an arena tour of the UK and Ireland […]

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New figures confirm importance of immunisation

| April 23, 2014

To coincide with the start of European Immunisation Week, Jersey’s Public Health Department have released latest figures showing very high uptake rates by parents of childhood immunisation in the Island. Latest annual statistics for 2013 reveal that 98% of babies received their primary set of immunisations at two-, three- and four-months-old, including protection against diseases […]

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State Street staff help with gorilla ‘makeover’

| April 23, 2014

Some 18 staff from State Street in Jersey entered the gorilla enclosure at Durrell recently to help with the ambitious renovation plan for the area. Equipped with paint brushes and paints and while the gorillas themselves were safely housed in the indoor enclosure for the day, the State Street volunteers were busy painting a four […]

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