Jersey & Channel Island News

Man Fined £500 For Flouting Lockdown Rules

April 6, 2020

A 45-year-old Jersey resident will be fined £500 after pleading guilty to breaking the new rules on leaving the home during lockdown. Jade Hamon was arrested in the Millennium Town Park at around 3:30pm on Saturday 4 April and subsequently charged under Article 5 of the new Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020. That […]

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'Bag of Basics' Offered To Islanders In Isolation

April 6, 2020

A new scheme has been set up to home deliver essential supplies to people self-isolating at home. The Jersey Consumer Council has partnered with retailers and the Jersey Taxi Drivers’ Association to have a fixed price bag of groceries delivered to islanders’ doors. The £20 bags include two litres of milk, a loaf of bread, […]

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Calls For Government Action To Protect Freight Routes

April 6, 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020 8:26am Freight lorries at St Helier’s harbour Jersey’s Consumer Council has called on the government to intervene and protect lifeline freight links during the coronavirus pandemic. It follows news that 30 jobs in Jersey have been lost at Channel Islands Lines and Paul Davies Freight Services – which ceased trading overnight citing […]

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42 Local Jobs Lost As Freight Companies Close

April 6, 2020

All PDFS and Channel Islands Lines freight services have closed down because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Positive Cases Up To 155

April 5, 2020

155 people have now been confirmed to have coronavirus in Jersey. That’s an increase of 29 since the last update at 1:20pm yesterday. 1,228 results have come back negative, with 66 tests pending. Three people who’ve tested positive for Covid-19 in Jersey have passed away, the latest being a person in their late 60s. A 45 […]

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155 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus in Jersey

April 5, 2020

The latest update from Government of Jersey, as of Sunday 5 April  1,228 confirmed negative155 confirmed positive66 pending3 people who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have sadly died. For all the latest updates on Corona virus in Jersey visit If you think you might have the virus, you should self-isolate and call the Health Department’s coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus: First Arrest Under Lockdown Laws

April 5, 2020

A 45-year-old man has become the first person to be charged by Police under new powers to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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JSPCA Launch Emergency Coronavirus Appeal

April 5, 2020

The JSPCA has launched an emergency appeal for donations after having to cancel many fundraising events due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Shelter remains closed to the public unless they have appointments, buying food from the shelter or for emergencies. In a post online they say: The situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to […]

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Police Sorry For Driving Advice 'Confusion'

April 4, 2020

Credit: Jersey Police Jersey Police has moved to address its advice around driving under the current travel restrictions imposed by the government. The force uploaded a social media post yesterday calling on people to only leave the home for essential journeys. The Chief of Police also said in a press briefing that people shouldn’t necessarily travel […]

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126 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus in Jersey

April 4, 2020

The latest update from Government of Jersey, as of Saturday 4 April at 1:20pm: 1116 confirmed negative126 confirmed positive209 pending3 people who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have sadly died. For all the latest updates on Corona virus in Jersey visit If you think you might have the virus, you should self-isolate and call the Health […]

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