A scheme to provide interim financial support to the Island’s fishing industry has been approved by Ministers. The Fisheries Support Scheme will provide financial support for fixed costs and salaries incurred between May and August 2021, and will be available to businesses that are directly involved in activity related to fisheries. Its objectives are: * to ensure that … [Read more...] about FISHERIES SUPPORT SCHEME IS LAUNCHED
THE former St Martin Deputy, Bob Hill, has been writing a book on the history of the farms in St Martin. But now he needs some help – not to find the lost farms, but to complete the project, as he is currently indisposed. Go back around 70 years and you would have found at least 140 farms in the parish. The further back you go, the smaller the farms would have been. Much the … [Read more...] about THE LOST FARMS OF ST MARTIN – CAN YOU HELP?
By Ruth Le Cocq THE Coinshares Les Landes racecourse is ready. The horses are fit. The Bailiff said ‘yes’. This Friday evening (25 June) the Jersey Race Club will hold its first meeting since August 2019. A number of racehorses from the UK will be running alongside those locally owned and trained in what Jersey Race Club president Bunny Roberts says will be an exciting … [Read more...] about THEY’RE AT THE STARTING GATE….
By Cathy Le Feuvre If you’ve been following local news recently, you’ll be aware that there are plans to redevelop Fort Regent. Right now, the Government of Jersey is asking us all to get involved in the consultation about what the future of the Fort might look like. If you want to have a say, there’s an online survey which you might like to investigate – Fort Regent: Future … [Read more...] about BRING BACK THE MISSING JERSEY DOLMEN
Surely not! This contribution is by a well-known Jersey Advocate who prefers no public recognition but whose permission to adapt a much longer article is gratefully acknowledged. Where do we live? In the United Kingdom, surely. It must be so, as it says so on the Internet when you make your travel arrangements. At the ‘your details’ stage of an online booking, you … [Read more...] about ‘JERSEY, UK’ (Eh?)