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Jersey Bulls 'would have an impact' on local football, says team's founder
A Jersey team playing in the English league system would have an effect on local football, the project's founder says.

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: BBC News

Say ‘Bouônjour’ To Jèrriais!

A new festival is taking place this week to celebrate – and raise the profile of – Jersey’s native language. Organisers of the ‘Fête du Jèrriais’ hope to make it an annual event. It was launched at an event at Liberation Station this morning, with more going on between Monday 24 and Sunday 30 September. 19 different events are being ... Read More

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Drones Used In Missing Dog Search

Drones are being used in the desperate search for a missing dachshund. Stanley went missing somewhere between Devils Hole and La Mourier Valley on Saturday morning. Jersey Fire and Rescue conducted a cliff top search over the weekend without success. Islanders have come together to form search teams in the area over the past two days, but no sightings have ... Read More

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey Reds being let down by 'silly errors' after third successive loss
Jersey Reds winger Auguy Slowik says the club are being let down by small mistakes after losing a third successive game.

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: BBC News

Driver Helped From Burning Car

A driver has been helped from a burning car after losing control and crashing into the railings on Victoria Avenue. The man escaped serious injury after smashing into the pedestrian crossing and flipping his car on its side at Bel Royal, opposite the Kiosk. It happened just after 8.30pm on Sunday. Jersey Fire and Rescue has commended the bravery of ... Read More

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Road Rage Driver Wielded Baseball Bat

A motorist wielded a baseball bat at another driver in a road rage incident on the Parade. Police are appealing for mobile phone footage of what happened just before 6pm on Friday evening. The force says a middle-aged man in a red t-shirt who was stopped at traffic lights got out of a white VW Transporter van and approached a ... Read More

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24-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

£380k Given Out By Tourism Fund Last Year

Nearly £380,000 of public money was agreed last year to support projects aiming to bring more visitors to Jersey. Six applications to the States’ Tourism Development Fund were approved. The biggest sum – £200,000 – went to the Super League Triathlon to stage the race in Jersey. It’s returning next week after the States went on to sign a five-year ... Read More

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23-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Cruise Liners Bring In 7,200 Visitors

The 2018 cruise season has been one of Jersey’s busiest to date. More than 7,200 passengers came ashore from the 13 ships that called in the island this summer. The last one of the year – the MS Astor – was due to dock in St Aubin’s Bay yesterday, but it had to cancel because of the weather. Next year is ... Read More

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23-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Costumes and Props Sold Off By Arts Centre

Costumes and set pieces from Jersey Arts Centre productions are being sold off today to raise money for the charity. It’s not just the weird and wonderful up for grabs – furniture, toys and games will be sold as well. Nick Carver says the centre needs to make room for new productions: “During the productions, we have a wealth of ... Read More

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22-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

States Launch ‘One Front Door’

The States is moving many of its front-line customer services into one place. It is calling the latest ‘One Gov’ initiative ‘one front door’. From 22nd October onwards, several States’ services will be moving to the Social Security building on La Motte Street. That includes tax enquiries, Treasury cashiers, passport applications, customs services, and – in November – planning and ... Read More

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey Bulls: Newly-formed island side hope to join English football pyramid
A newly-formed Jersey team aims to be the first side from the island to play in an English league after seeking to join the FA.

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: BBC News

£3.5m For States Culture Change

£3.5 million of public money is being spent on creating a ‘Team Jersey’ culture in the public sector. The States is paying a UK firm to ‘transform how the organisation works together for islanders.’ It has appointed TDP Development as a so-called ‘change partner’. Over the next three years the Halifax-based firm will help create a ‘one government, Team Jersey ... Read More

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Storm: Further Ferry Disruption

Stormy weather is causing more disruption to ferry sailings, particularly for inter-islands passengers. The Condor Rapide has operated between Jersey and St Malo this morning, but without going to Guernsey. The Clipper from Portsmouth will be running around 3 hours late on Friday and won’t be calling at Guernsey on the way to Jersey. Saturday’s Clipper sailing from the UK ... Read More

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Breastfeeding Picnic In The Park

Dozens of mums are expected at a breastfeeding picnic. ‘The Big Latch’ is taking place at the Elephant Park in St Brelade from 10am. Organised by Jersey’s Breastfeeing Working Group, it aims to promote breastfeeding in public places as normal. “I think we have certainly got some way to go to have an island that is culturally in a place ... Read More

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Hospital Staff Get Location Survey

Health staff have received a survey asking for their views on the planned location of Jersey’s new hospital. It comes after more than 1,000 people signed a petition demanding workers be consulted. The survey has been sent to everyone who works in the Health Department. The Hospital Policy Review Board has brought in an independent company to run the survey. ... Read More

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21-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Rent Caps: Minister Responds

Jersey’s Housing Minister won’t be pursuing rent caps, demanded by more than 3,000 islanders who’ve signed a petition. It called for a law to limit rents to around 30% of tenants salaries. As the petition passed 1,000 supporters, Senator Sam Mezec has issued his formal response. The Housing Minister says while legislating to cap rents is one option, it has ... Read More

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20-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Wild Bunnies Hand-Reared And Released

Staff from the Animals Shelter have spent weeks hand-rearing baby wild rabbits. At the beginning of August, the new-born bunnies were handed into the JSPCA after their nest had been disturbed. The animal charity thinks they must have only been a week old at the time. The process of hand-rearing rabbits has a low success rate, as they’re especially sensitive. ... Read More

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20-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Baby Rabbits Hand-Reared And Released

Staff from the Animals Shelter have spent weeks hand-rearing baby rabbits. At the beginning of August, the new-born bunnies were handed into the JSPCA after their nest had been disturbed. The animal charity thinks they must have only been a week old at the time. The process of hand-rearing rabbits has a low success rate, as they’re especially sensitive. Sadly, ... Read More

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20-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Sorel Lighthouse Vandalised

Vandals have smashed up Sorel Lighthouse, putting it out of action. The navigation point on Jersey’s north coast has been trashed twice in as many weeks. Rocks have been thrown, breaking the windows and one of the red glass warning filters. Ports of Jersey says it has had to board the lighthouse up until it can get a replacement and ... Read More

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20-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Portuguese Ambassador’s Brexit Talks

The Portuguese Ambassador to the UK is on a two-day official visit to Jersey. His Excellency Manuel Lobo Antunes is here to ‘strengthen and maintain’ links between the island and Portugal. Talks are expected to focus on Brexit and its impact on the local Portuguese community. He will meet the Bailiff; have talks with the Chief Minister; hear from students ... Read More

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20-Sep-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

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