States could freeze jobs to save money


STATES departments could consider a jobs freeze as part of a major savings drive designed to find £12 million worth of spending cuts a year, a senior minister has said.

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Jersey farmers escape milk price war


JERSEY is not expected to be affected by the milk price row currently being blamed for driving UK farmers out of business, according to the Island’s dairy.

Sea Cadets still hopeful over new home


JERSEY’S Sea Cadets remain hopeful that they will get a new headquarters, despite the setback over the latest plans, the organisation’s commanding officer has said.

A busy year ahead on the estate


TEN years ago La Mare Wine Estate produced 5,000 jars of Black Butter. Last year it produced 50,000 and shipped the traditional Jersey condiment all around the world, including to Japan and Estonia.

Scrutiny panel hits back over public criticism


A SENIOR public figure, who leads two States-owned organisations, has been heavily criticised for ‘grossly irresponsible’ public comments that are said to have ‘undermined’ the States Assembly.

Bailiff’s parting shot at Bishop over Dean report


HE Island’s outgoing Bailiff has expressed disappointment that a report by senior judge Dame Heather Steel into how the Church in Jersey handled a complaint of abuse has still not been made public, despite repeated requests.