People love a rich list. I hope it's as an aspiration to working hard and achieving in the same way that people and families that appear in the ranks have done over the years. The fact that the Sunday...

Dancing in the sky

The Dance World Cup qualifiers as well as Hockey fixtures meant there was a huge demand for inter-island travel between Guernsey and Jersey this week. Blue Islands operated four additional charter flights on behalf of sporting and dance groups as...
Despite voting against everyone getting a day off in February, Jersey politicians gave a big thumbs up to giving every states employee a day off because Liberation Day fell on a Saturday last year. Nick Corbel, from Unite, said the...

Scall-oops.

 `When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea' Wise words indeed from Eric Cantona that have become historic as something to say to bamboozle a press conference. However, it's true...

The Thrill of the Chase

The Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon returns to the Island’s roads, streets, and green lanes on Sunday 5th October 2014. Now an established fixture on the national running calendar, as well as a firm fixture in Islanders calendars, the event...
HMS Iron Duke is to fire a 15-gun ceremonial salute this evening (Friday 20 June) as she passes Jersey at the start of a three-month deployment.  The warship, which enjoys strong links with Jersey, is heading towards Corbiere where she...

Fairtrade School

To receive the award JCG was required to set up Fairtrade support groups consisting of students from JCG lead by teachers Cormac Timothy and Vicky Pallot. These support groups devised an action plan for the year to raise awareness of issues and to include Fairtrade in the learning experiences of students. The students came up with a whole school Fairtrade policy, created a collage of the Fairtrade logo using recycled wrappers, gave out Fairtrade chocolate samples on the high street and spoke on local radio stations. The support groups researched Fairtrade products on sale in the Island and JCG Preparatory made an elephant sculpture, held an eco day and ran a Fairtrade egg hunt.

Sport News – December

James Walker took on Japan’s famous Fuji Speedway for the sixth round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) earlier this month. This was James’ first visit to Japan and it certainly proved memorable with the race abandoned due to monsoon weather conditions.

Dark Skies

Channel Islanders welcomed Sark’s Dark-Sky Status after it was recognised as the first Dark-Sky Island in the world by the United States based International Dark-Sky Association in 2011.

Grow your Mo!

So, you’ve registered for Movember. Know the rules of the road and choose your moustache weapon. No Mo, No Mercy.