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Year Of Challenges For Macmillan

An islander is midway through a year of gruelling challenges to raise money for MacMillan Jersey. Pete Wright has already completed the Ice Ultra marathon in Sweden with temperatures as low as -40°C, a 100 km mountain-run in Transylvania and a 30,000m non-stop rowathon. He’s also got a number of local events and a 140 mile non-stop race within 38 ... Read More

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28-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Man charged with murder of Zsuzsanna Besenyei
The body of the 37-year-old Hungarian woman was found on a beach six days after she went missing.

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27-May-2018 - Source: BBC News

Tumble Dryer Starts Grouville Fire

Fire crews were called out to a property in Grouville last night after a fire broke out in a tumble dryer. The property owners had left it running while they went out, while the fire damaged their utility room and the room above. Two fire engines and nine firefighters went to extinguish the blaze, which had extinguished itself by the time ... Read More

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27-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Man (54) Charged With Murder

A 54 year old man has been charged with murder and perverting the course of justice, following the death of 37 year old Zsuzsanna Besenyei. Jamie Lee Warn will appear in Jersey Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Zsuzsanna’s body was recovered at La Pulec Bay last week. More to follow…

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26-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Terminally Ill Jersey Nurse Heading Home

A Jersey nurse with terminal cancer is returning home today, after islanders raised enough money for a chartered flight. The original target of £10,000 to help Charles Polson was hit in less than 48 hours. Charles, who is also a St John Ambulance volunteer, was diagnosed earlier this month and a JustGiving page was set up to get him back ... Read More

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26-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Appeal To Find Stolen Necklace

A woman’s gold necklace has been stolen. It was taken from an address on Byron Road in St Helier sometime between midday and 9pm on Thursday (24th May). The necklace has a gold cross pendant, inset with diamonds and is of high sentimental value to the owner. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 612612 or anonymously ... Read More

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26-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

New Training Base For Sniffer Dogs

Sniffer dogs will now be trained in the grounds of Victoria College and its prep school. Jersey Police dog handlers will train up to three dogs in different areas of the school during lunchtimes, with students allowed to watch. PC dog handler Dave Bisson says the problem of drugs is a big issue, that children need to be made aware ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Jersey man arrested after Zsuzsanna Besenyei's death
Zsuzsanna Besenyei was found dead on a Jersey beach on 16 May after going missing six days earlier.

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25-May-2018 - Source: BBC News

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Zsuzsanna Besenyei. Her body was found on La Pulec beach in St Ouen last week. More to follow…

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25-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

It’s Tax Deadline Day!

  If you haven’t filled in your Income Tax return there is only a few hours ours left to get it done. 6pm is the deadline to get it to Cyril Le Marquand house. If you miss it, you risk a £250 penalty. At the beginning of the week 24,000 islanders still hadn’t submitted theirs. By this morning that number ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Talks To Tackle Domestic Abuse

Talks are going on today to tackle Jersey’s high rates of domestic abuse. An average of three cases are reported to police everyday. That’s more than 1,000 call-outs each year. Plus, there has been an 11% rise in the most serious forms of abuse. Survivors, support services, law and safeguarding experts from Jersey and the UK are among those speaking ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

£60k For Sports Travel

17 sports are sharing £60,000 to compete away from the island. The cash will pay for around 2,000 trips for local athletes and coaches. It amounts to just under half the government funding available for 2018. A second round of travel grant applications opening next month. Jersey Sport says it received applications to the value of more than double the ... Read More

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25-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Gorst Vs Le Fondré For Chief Minister

It’s been confirmed that two candidates have been nominated for the role of Chief Minister. Incumbent Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst will be challenged by outgoing Deputy of St Lawrence, Senator-elect John Le Fondré. The newly-formed States Assembly will decide who’ll have the island’s top job at a meeting on the 4th of June. More to follow…

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Farnham Pulls Out Of Chief Minister Race

Senator Lyndon Farnham has withdrawn from the race to become the next Chief Minister. The Economic Development Minister did announce that he intended to put his name forward for the role if he was elected. However he says that as the other two challengers have more support, he will no longer put himself forward. “After having spoken with States members ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Blood Donor Service Remains Suspended

Jersey’s Blood Donor centre will take longer to re-open than first anticipated. It shut in early February to bring it up to date with EU standards. That work was expected to take 3 to 4 months to complete. It now looks like it will take another couple of months until the service resumes. Pathology Manager Adrian O’Keefe explains: “We had ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

43% Voter Turnout In 2018 Election

Just over 2,000 more islanders voted in this year’s General Election, compared to the last one in 2014. Despite work by the States Greffe to raise awareness, the overall turnout for 2018 was just 43.38%. 26,947 of us cast our votes this year, which is a 3.53% increase on 2014 when 24,930 people voted. It’s after comments made by the ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Donations Pour In For Terminally-ill Nurse

Islanders have donated more than £14,000 to help a Jersey nurse with terminal cancer return home to his family. Charles Polson, a hospital nurse and St John Ambulance volunteer, was diagnosed earlier this month with widespread and untreatable cancer. He urgently wants to get back to Northern Ireland with his wife, children and their pet dog. A JustGiving fundraising appeal ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Novelists Visit Jersey For Festival of Words

Two of Britain’s most popular authors will headline this year’s Jersey Festival of Words. Award-winning crime writer Peter James, who is now a Jersey resident, will appear at the literary festival at the end of September alongside best-selling romance novelist Joanna Trollope. Acclaimed modern fiction writers Libby Page, Robert Thomson and Tor Udall have also been signed up. Jersey’s own ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

New Jersey FA Boss Announced

The Jersey FA has appointed a new CEO. Jean-Luc Desbois will replace Neville Davidson, when he retires on 4th June. After playing youth football at First Tower, Rozel Rovers and St Paul’s, Desbois worked in banking here and in Singapore and Dubai, before returning to the island in 2017. Jersey FA Chairman, Phil Austin, says his passion for local football ... Read More

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24-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

Campaign Encourages Sun Safety

Sixteen local primary schools are taking part in a new scheme to help keep pupils safe in sunny weather. The ‘Sun Safe’ programme runs across the British Isles, which includes holding assemblies, introducing policies and creating shaded areas to protect pupils from high UV levels. With temperatures rising in the island this week, organisers are stepping up their efforts to ... Read More

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23-May-2018 - Source: Channel 103 FM

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