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Student logo chosen for new charity

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A 12-year-old Le Rocquier student was last night crowned the winner of a competition to design a logo for a newly formed charity which was set up in memory of a young Islander who died of cancer last year.

St Martin's bonfire cancelled

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THIS year’s St Martin’s bonfire has been cancelled after plummeting attendance figures for the past two years left the event making a loss.

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Down to their last barrel of red wine

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IT may have been an ace Wimbledon week for Roger Federer but wet weather during the tournament two years ago has had a lasting effect on La Mare Wine Estate.

Black tie dinner to go ahead despite petition

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THE Bailiff has announced that tonight’s taxpayer-funded black tie States dinner will go ahead as planned, despite calls from more than 1,500 Islanders for the the event to be scrapped.

Civil servants use five-star hotel for meeting

The Grand Hotel, Esplanade. Picture: JON GUEGAN

JERSEY'S top civil servants have been discussing the most pressing problems facing the Island - including the looming budget deficit - all in the comfort of a five-star hotel at the taxpayer's expense.

Syvret calls for abuse inquiry panel to resign

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THE independent inquiry set up to investigate allegations of historical child abuse in Jersey care homes is ‘haemorrhaging’ confidence and its panel should resign with immediate effect, according to blogger and former Senator Stuart Syvret.