Jersey & Channel Island News

Covid-19: Jersey ministers can make masks in shops mandatory

November 24, 2020

The Government of Jersey has been given the power by the States Assembly to make wearing masks in shops mandatory. Members also approved laws to limit the size of gatherings, […]

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‘Flexible’ gathering limits may be changed for Christmas

November 24, 2020

Limits on the size of groups that can meet up may be relaxed around Christmas, Jersey’s health minister has said. Currently gathering limits for events held inside are set at […]

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Final stage of Fort Regent demolition under way

November 24, 2020

The final stage in the demolition of Jersey’s old Fort Regent swimming pool is under way this week – as the politician responsible said ministers are close to making a […]

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Extra Cancer Screening Clinics

November 23, 2020

Extra clinics are now available for islanders who had cervical or breast screenings delayed or cancelled because of this year’s Covid restrictions. Screening appointments restarted in September, with women who […]

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Covid-19: Jersey health workers miss 1,000 more days due to mental health issues

November 23, 2020

Health worker absences due to mental health problems in Jersey increased by nearly 1,000 days in the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic. A BBC Freedom of Information request revealed health […]

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People at three schools test positive for Covid

November 23, 2020

Four people at three schools in Jersey have tested for coronavirus, education bosses have said. The Department for Children, Young People, Education and Skills said it had been advised that […]

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Covid-19: Jersey health workers miss 1,000 more days due to mental health issues

November 23, 2020

A BBC Freedom of Information request revealed health department staff took 5,627 days off due to stress, anxiety or depression between March and August. BBC Jersey News

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Enforce guidance for ‘greater good’ says deputy who had Covid

November 22, 2020

A deputy who was hospitalised with coronavirus has argued the Government of Jersey needs to change some coronavirus safety guidelines into laws “for the greater good”. St Mary’s Deputy David […]

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UK questioned over Brexit and representation of islands

November 22, 2020

A senior member of the House of Lords has written to the UK government with questions about the Crown Dependencies and the Brexit process. Lord Kinnoull, Chairman of the Lords […]

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Funerals at Crematorium now live-streamed

November 22, 2020

The Jersey Crematorium will be offering free-of-charge live streaming of funerals for those who are unable to attend due to COVID-19 regulations. The live streaming of funerals was trialled earlier […]

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