An authentic taste of 1914


AN Islander who found a 100-year-old handwritten recipe book dating back to the First World War is appealing for help to have the fragile documents published and bound into a book.

Does Jersey need bilingual primary schools?


PARENTS in Jersey could have the choice of sending their child to a States-funded bilingual French and English primary school, if an idea mooted by the new Assistant Education Minister is realised.

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Jersey to store info from A-listers

Steve Luce, Planning and Environment Minister. Picture: JON GUEGAN

HOLLYWOOD A-listers, global oil companies and high-tech research institutes could store their most sensitive information in Jersey in the future after preliminary plans for a new top tier secure data storage facility got the backing of the Planning Applications Panel.

Motto wins the lotto (but not really)


WHILE Channel Islanders frantically checked their lottery tickets hoping to claim the record breaking jackpot prize, one man from Jersey hatched a plan that would fool hundreds into believing he had become an instant millionaire.

A good year, says Jersey Electricity


JERSEY Electricity has reported a ‘positive’ 2014, with a 21 per cent increase in profit and the completion of the new Normandie 3 cable to France.

Premier Inn approved in town

plans for a premier inn hotel on the co-op charing cross site

VISITORS will be able to stay at a Premier Inn in St Helier in the coming years after the Co-op’s plans to redevelop Charing Cross were approved on Thursday.