Jersey & Channel Island News

Coin Hoard Value Due ‘In Quite Near Future’

October 21, 2020

Jersey’s Chief Minister says it would be ‘an absolute tragedy’ if the government does not buy the Iron Age coin hoard on behalf of islanders. Senator John Le Fondré has revealed a value is expected to be formalised ‘in the quite near future’ between the Crown, the finders – Reg Mead and Richard Miles – […]

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Minister Finds Fame As Celebrity Lookalike

October 21, 2020

Comedian Rob Brydon has teased he could be working on a new character – based on one of Jersey’s long-serving politicians! The ‘Would I Lie To You’ presenter has cashed in on his similarities with the External Relations Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, sharing one of his doppelganger’s videos on Twitter. In a tongue-in-cheek post, the […]

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Trenton Square in Jersey to keep slave-trade links name

October 21, 2020

Information about BBC links to other news sites BBC Jersey News

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Non-quarantine French contractors working at Waterfront

October 20, 2020

Jersey’s health minister has confirmed that people have come to the island from France to work on the Horizon development on the Waterfront without having to comply with quarantine restrictions. Recently there were questions over whether workers coming from areas with a high level of Covid infection posed a risk to the island. In particular, […]

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Students survey to ‘understand impact on travel links’

October 20, 2020

Higher education students from Jersey are being asked take part in a survey to “better understand” their potential travel plans during the Christmas period. Assistant Minister for Education Jeremy Macon said about there were about 1,600 students overseas in higher education who may want to return for the festive period. He said the survey would […]

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Black Lives Matter backs calls for equality commission

October 20, 2020

A civil rights group in Jersey has backed calls for the island to have its own equality and human rights commission. Black Lives Matter has written to all States members asking them to approve various measures in a debate expected on Tuesday. The group said it hoped members would agree to rename Trenton Square on […]

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New mobile app for supermarket items comparison

October 20, 2020

Jersey’s consumer council has set up a new mobile app for people to compare prices of everyday food items. It shows islanders the cost of goods such as bread, eggs, and toilet rolls in each of the biggest supermarkets in the island. Chairman Carl Walker hopes it’ll make it easier for people to do their […]

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EU nationals to require visa for Jersey from 2021

October 20, 2020

The government announces new immigration and migration policies ahead of Brexit. BBC Jersey News

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RNLI Jersey volunteers recognised for long service

October 20, 2020

Twenty-seven RNLI Jersey volunteers have been recognised by the RNLI for their long service to the charity which saves lives at sea. The RNLI recognises long service from volunteers by awarding medals or badges (at the volunteer’s option) for those who have served the charity for 20 years, and any 10 year increments thereafter. The […]

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Post-Brexit Immigration System Revealed

October 20, 2020

The government has unveiled a new Border and Immigration System for EU nationals wanting to live and work in Jersey when the UK leaves the European Union at the end of this year. Currently EU nationals don’t need permission to work, study and live in Jersey and can travel freely through the border with a […]

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