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Condor cancels Jersey-St Malo sailings due to port strike

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Sailings between Jersey and France have been cancelled for the second time because of industrial action by dock workers.Last weekend, stevedores walked out in St Malo and the firm was unable to restart the route, suspended in March.Condor Ferries said it could not resume the route on […]

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Another Weekend Of Cancelled St Malo Sailings

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site There’ll be no Condor Rapide sailings to St Malo again this weekend because of continued industrial action by stevedores at the French port. Those workers are blocking the port, which has forced sailings to be suspended for a second successive weekend. Sailings between Jersey and St Malo […]

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Minister 'Can't Rule Out' Future Parking Charge Rises

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site The Infrastructure Minister has admitted he ‘can’t rule out’ increasing parking fees or extending chargeable hours to deal with the loss of revenue during the coronavirus crisis. Parking was free between the end of March and 1 July, when fees were reinstated. Deputy Kevin Lewis has estimated […]

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Coronavirus: Jersey registered unemployment doubles during lockdown

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site The number of people registered as unemployed in Jersey has nearly doubled during the coronavirus lockdown, according to employment figures. A Statistics Jersey report revealed the number of islanders declared as Actively Seeking Work (ASW) has risen to 1,950 since March. This is 990 more than the […]

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Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than 11 million confirmed cases in 188 countries. At least half a million people have lost their lives so far. This series of maps and charts tracks the global outbreak of the virus. Where are coronavirus cases […]

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Les Landes Students Get On Their Bikes

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteSome of the students’ bikes at Les Landes School More than half of students at Les Landes School have taken up cycling to school. 41 children brought their bikes on Tuesday, increasing to 95 – or 53% of all pupils – by Wednesday morning. Headteacher Vicky Charlesworth says she expects […]

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Another Vote Due On Making Arrivals Isolate

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Less than a week after Jersey’s borders reopened, a government minister is trying to force another States vote on mandatory self-isolation for arriving passengers. Deputy John Young says the issue is causing deep division in our community and affecting many people who’ve only just found the confidence […]

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Jersey government at risk of 'inefficient' complaints handling

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site The government of Jersey is at risk of “inconsistency and inefficiency” in its complaints handling, an audit reports. A total of 450 complaints have been made under the government’s Customer Feedback Policy since its launch in October 2019. However, the Audit Office report found there were “no […]

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Coronavirus: Jersey ferry passengers not tested on arrival

July 7, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Passengers arriving in Jersey on a ferry from England were not tested for Covid-19, the government has confirmed. The island reopened its borders on Friday, with travellers tested on arrival or required to self-isolate for 14 days. Twenty-one people were on the Commodore Clipper from Portsmouth on […]

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Apology Offered To Clipper Passengers Not Tested On Arrival

July 7, 2020

This post was originally published on this site The government has apologised to the 21 Condor Clipper passengers who were only told on disembarking last night that they weren’t going to get tested on arrival. They were told to self-isolate until they could be booked in for a test at the airport centre today. Channel 103 […]

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