Thursday 31 July 2014

Health prepared for Ebola threat

Thursday 31 July 2014

Health workers have a plan to deal with the Ebola virus if it reaches Jersey but they say the risk is very low.

The British government has taken the unusual step of warning doctors and border officials to be vigilant after fears were raised about the potential international spread of the deadly disease from west Africa....

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Chemical spill evacuates Post Office

Thursday 31 July 2014

Hundreds of postal workers were evacuated from the Rue des Pres headquarters this morning when an unmarked package believed to contain sulphuric acid started leaking in the sorting room.

Two members of staff have been taken to hospital as a precaution with minor burns, but are not thought to have been hurt....

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Lights On for World War One Centenary

Thursday 31 July 2014

Islanders are invited to take part in a Ceremony of Light to commemorate 100 years since the start of WW1.

The ceremony will take place in the Royal Square on Mondayfrom 9-11pm and will include war recitals, music from the Band of the Island of Jersey and the Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers, an...

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Wife cleared in stabbing trial

Thursday 31 July 2014

A woman has been cleared of stabbing her estranged husband after a jury took less than an hour to find her not guilty of grave and criminal assault.

Marivic Vautier (34) denied the charge in court and has now been cleared of committing a grave and criminal assault on Kevin Vautier at a home in St Saviour on Christmas Eve....

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Businesses urged to reduce waste

Thursday 31 July 2014

Jersey businesses are being encouraged to audit their rubbish to reduce the 100,000 tonnes of waste produced on the Island each year.

A new Eco-Active campaign calls for companies, plus States departments, schools and community groups, to carry out a waste audit to make staff more aware about what rubbish is being produced and how i...

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