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Dog Owners Told To ‘Take More Responsibility’

A local farmer who lost several rare sheep after they were chased towards cliffs by dogs says owners need to take more responsibility for their pets. Aaron Le Couteur had to call the Fire Service to rescue his flock after they became stuck on the Greve De Lecq cliffside. Speaking to Channel 103, he says dog owners need to be ... Read More

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23-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Car Driven Wrong Way Down Victoria Avenue

A car has been driven the wrong way along Victoria Avenue. Police want to speak to anyone who saw the red car being driven from West Park along the eastbound carriage-way towards First Tower. It happened at around 4pm on Wednesday. Officers say there were lots of people and traffic in the area, and it was lucky no one was ... Read More

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23-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Weak Decision-Making Added Hospital Costs

‘Weak decision-making’ over the site of Jersey’s new hospital has meant extra costs and delays. That is the conclusion of the States’ auditor. Comptroller & Auditor General Karen McConnell’s review covers the period from March 2012 to February 2016 – when People’s Park was dropped as a potential site. She says weaknesses in the decision-making process mean that during that ... Read More

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23-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey Vs Guernsey In Battle Of The Brains

Local students are going head-to-head against their Guernsey counterparts in a battle of the brains. The De Putron Challenge grand finals are taking place at the Grand Hotel in St Helier. St Mary’s Year 6 class, De La Salle’s Year 8s, and sixth formers from Victoria College won the local rounds of the challenge, and are now going on to ... Read More

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23-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Co-Op Blames Condor For Empty Shelves

Signs have been placed on empty shelves in the Co-op Grand Marché, blaming the lack of produce on “unforseen technical issues with Condor”. Deliveries of supplies to Jersey businesses are being affected by the continued cancellation of freight ship the Goodwill, which will now not be back in action until Thursday evening. Following delays on Tuesday, on Wednesday morning it ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Masterpieces On Display In The Island

Several original masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Monet are on display in the island. Law firm Ogier has partnered with London-based art experts Gladwell & Patterson to hold an exhibition at its offices on the Esplanade. The public had the opportunity to see them this morning, and again tomorrow between 8:30 and 11am. Organiser Simon Dinning hopes to ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Permanent Memorial Planned For Clinton

A plaque could be erected near the Town Park in memory of Clinton Pringle. The 3 year old died after being hit by a van on Tunnell Street last summer. Tributes left next to the park railings have now been taken away at the request of the family, with flowers laid down in the meantime. Parents Michael and Stacy now ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

JSPCA Boss ‘No Longer Employed’

The JSPCA has confirmed Major Stephen Coleman is no longer its chief executive as police have been asked to investigate ‘financial matters’. In the summer, it was reported Mr. Coleman was on leave of absence from his position as Chief Executive at the Animals’ Shelter amid claims of financial irregularities. Today the JSPCA’s President Charles Gruchy has issued a short ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

All Food Businesses To Show Safety Rating

Every food business in Jersey will have to display their safety rating from December – or face prosecution. The ‘Eat Safe’ scheme, which has been running in the island for the past 3 years, measures food and hygiene standards. Only those with three stars or higher are currently allowed to show their rating. Director of Environmental Health Stewart Petrie says ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

First Tower Checkers To Become Flats?

Sandpiper CI wants to convert the Checkers Express at First Tower into flats. It comes after the retail firm – which runs local businesses including Burger King, Costa Coffee and Food Hall – bought 13 of the island’s Costcutter stores earlier this year. Competition regulator CICRA subsequently told Sandpiper to get rid of the inner road unit. Despite advertising it ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Next Opens New Store

Next is opening a new flagship store in St Helier this morning. It has moved from Queen Street, into a bigger newly-built shop beside de Gruchy on New Street. There is an entrance onto King Street, where the perfume department used to be. The UK retailer has taken on 15 more staff and brought its home-ware department to the island. ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

No Goodwill Freight Today

There will be no freight arriving in the Channel Islands today. The Commodore Goodwill has been cancelled. It follows delays yesterday because the ship suffered an engine problem. The ship arrived into Jersey three hours late on Tuesday morning, having been moored in St Aubin’s Bay for a time. In a brief statement issued at 11.30am yesterday Condor said: “Commodore ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Baby Born In Rush Hour Traffic

A baby boy has been delivered in rush hour traffic on Jersey’s La Route de la Liberation. Ambulance Service worker Gordon Hunt, who was on his morning commute, stopped to help. Mum Marzena and dad Matiej had been dashing from their home in Grouville when their son decided to make an early appearance, a week before his due date. He ... Read More

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22-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Amendments Pour In As Budget Debate Nears

With just a week to go until States Members vote on next year’s Budget, a number of amendments have so far been suggested by backbench politicians. John Le Maistre, the Constable of Grouville, wants Vehicle Emissions Duty – which is aimed at encouraging drivers to buy less polluting cars – to rise by 5%, rather than the proposed 2.5% increase. ... Read More

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21-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Deadline For Beaumont Flats Objections

Anonymous letters have been delivered to homes around Beaumont encouraging people to object to plans for the redevelopment of Goose Green Marsh. The Co-op is selling the site of its former Total Sport shop to Dandara, which wants to build 65 homes. The retailer is applying for permission for the apartments, and if it’s granted Dandara will buy the site. ... Read More

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21-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

More Help Available To Struggling Parents

Six new family support workers are advising mums and dads in Jersey struggling with some aspects of parenting. They have been recruited with cash set aside in the wake of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry. Problems they can help with include sleep issues, routines, managing behaviour and family arguments. Their help is available to parents with children of all ages- ... Read More

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21-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Ministers Lodge Town Park Extension Plan

Ministers have lodged a proposition to extend the Millennium Town Park. Andium will build 110 homes on the Jersey Gas site, and create up to 200 underground parking spaces. The Council of Ministers is asking the States to vote through the development. They say, if planning permission is granted, the project could be completed by the end of 2023.  

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21-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey seizes £59m of criminal assets in a decade
Criminal proceeds totalling £59m are confiscated over 10 years, figures show.

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21-Nov-2017 - Source: BBC News

Eight Sheep Rescued From Cliffside

Rescue teams have been working hard to save a herd of sheep from cliffs overlooking Greve De Lecq. The animals were chased to the precarious position by dogs that had been let of their leads. Jersey Fire and Rescue managed to save one last night, before having to postpone the search because poor light. The crew returned to the scene ... Read More

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20-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Michelin-Starred Shaun Rankin To Leave Jersey

Michelin starred chef Shaun Rankin has announced he is to leave Jersey, after the owners of Ormer restaurant said he had been removed from its board. Rankin is a shareholder of the Don Street restaurant and neighbouring deli. In a brief statement issued this morning, the owners said the celebrity chef – whose TV credits include the BBC’s MasterChef – ... Read More

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20-Nov-2017 - Source: Channel 103 FM

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