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Hopes tourism taskforce can be created in ‘next six weeks’

THE future of tourism in Jersey will be shaped with the help of industry leaders who will form part of a group to be put together in the coming weeks, the Economic Development Minister has said. Deputy Kirsten Morel said he wanted direct input from the sector in order to help create a new tourism […]
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Plane conversation leads to reunion for orphaned Occupation survivor

A CHANCE encounter between an Occupation survivor attempting to trace his roots after 75 years away from Jersey and a local woman interested in Island history led to a meeting between long-lost family members. Frank Wellington, born Frank Nichols in 1938, was orphaned at the age of eight and subsequently left the Island to live […]
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Call for action to end frequent flooding of Vallée des Vaux road

RESIDENTS are calling for the parish of St Helier to take urgent action to tackle flooding in Vallée des Vaux – claiming it has blighted the area for almost three decades. Heavy rainfall can see parts of the road completely submerged, with water overflowing from an adjacent stream, creating a hazard for drivers and pedestrians. […]
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Man arrested after Waterfront climate-change mural ‘damaged’

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of damaging the climate-change mural on the Waterfront. The States police were called out in the early hours of Boxing Day following reports that the artwork, created by Ian Rolls, was being vandalised. A 62-year-old was arrested at the scene. The mural was first vandalised overnight on Christmas […]
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Christmas is saved after a nightmare ten-hour flight

SCORES of Islanders faced an anxious wait to discover if they would see loved ones this Christmas – after they were stuck on a flight to Madeira for ten hours, only for it to return to Jersey. The packed charter flight carrying about 150 passengers – including couples due to get married over the festive […]
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