Chairperson required for JET The Jersey Employment Trust is looking for a new chairperson for its Board of Trustees. JET is a charitable trust set up to provide specialist support services for people who have a disability or long-term health condition to find and maintain paid employment. It runs a number of business units through Acorn Enterprises, including a re-use store, … [Read more...] about A SITUATION VACANT
JERSEY Trees for Life is seeking volunteers to plant tree and hedgerow whips over the winter months as part of its ongoing campaign to support the Island’s wildlife.This year the charity exceeded expectations by planting 15,000 tree and hedgerow whips, including oak and hawthorn, in various parishes.Beverley Dallas-Chapman, the organisation’s senior community fundraiser, said: … [Read more...] about ANYONE FOR PLANTING?
Best in show - group of cacti Best in show exhibitor - Steve Le Feuvre By Jessica McGovern, Head of Education and Develoment at the Royal Jersey Agricultural & Horticultural Society DUE to the Government Covid-19 precautions, it has been impossible for RJA&HS to hold its normal programme of Shows this year. By their very nature these shows involve large … [Read more...] about SUMMER FLOWER & PRODUCE VIRTUAL SHOW A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!
Green-fingered prisoners from HM Prison La Moye have had their efforts recognised at the RJA&HS’s Summer Flower and Produce Show. Prisoners won 11 categories in the show for growing a variety of produce from courgettes to long beetroots. The show was held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Awards were given to States of Jersey Prison Service for: Class 256 – … [Read more...] about LA MOYE PRISONERS’ SUCCESS AT VIRTUAL SHOW
We continue our celebration of the Jèrriais language on the run up to European Day of Languages with Marianne Coutanche’s poem, Lé Mèr. My grandparents were potato growers and farmed a cotîl above their house in L’Etacq. Dad told me when he was very young he would go vraicking down at L’Etacquerel with their neighbour. They used to give him a small paper bag of jelly babies … [Read more...] about LÉ MÈR