Jersey & Channel Island News

Christmas Tree Collection Raises £42K

January 12, 2021

The annual Christmas tree collection service has raise more than £42,000 for Jersey Hospice Care. 2,400 people signed up to have their festive fir taken away for recycling at La […]

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Covid: Opening Jersey’s schools ‘the right thing’

January 12, 2021

“It is the right thing to open the schools,” said Jersey’s chief minister. “The balance of harm to children by not going to school and getting teacher taught in school […]

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First School Day Back Classed As A Successful Safe Return

January 12, 2021

Assistant Education Minister says that all early indications show there has been a successful start to the Spring school term in Jersey.  Thousands of students have returned to schools and colleges […]

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A Further 2 Coronavirus Related Deaths in Jersey

January 11, 2021

Another two Coronavirus related deaths have been recorded in Jersey today. In total there have now been 59 Coronavirus deaths since the outbreak in Jersey, with 24 during the second […]

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Teaching Unions: We Know Minister’s Frustrations ‘Only Too Well’

January 11, 2021

Jersey’s teaching unions say they share the former Education Minister’s frustrations at having concerns dismissed by the government, and paid tribute to Senator Tracey Vallois work over the last two […]

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Jersey homelessness report finds ‘significant’ numbers of rough sleepers

January 11, 2021

A review of homelessness in Jersey has found a “fairly significant” numbers of regular rough sleepers. The Jersey Homelessness Strategic Board’s review aimed to help understand the issue and how […]

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Chief Minister John Le Fondré accepts Education Minister’s resignation

January 11, 2021

The Chief Minister has today accepted the Education Minister’s resignation. Senator Tracey Vallois quit her role as Education Minister because she disagreed with the decision to reopen Jersey’s schools today. […]

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Condor Ferries lost £40m in 2020 'due to Covid-19'

January 11, 2021

CEO Paul Luxon says the Covid-19 pandemic had a “massive impact” on the company’s finances. BBC Jersey News Latest News Stars condemn government for failure to agree visa-free touring in […]

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Medicinal Cannabis Sector Launched

January 11, 2021

Jersey’s government has issued the first ever licences for commercial cultivation of medicinal cannabis in the Channel Islands. The authorities say the island has the ‘mature business environment and robust regulatory […]

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Jersey’s minister for education resigns as school concerns ‘dismissed’

January 11, 2021

Jersey’s minister for education has resigned after she claimed her concerns about the opening of schools in the island were dismissed. In a letter to the chief minister, Senator Tracey […]

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