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Candidates ask Royal Court for re-election

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TWO candidates who failed to get into office were due on Friday to present an application to the Royal Court to have the election in their district re-run over what they claim are electoral ‘irregularities.

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2013 was good year for agriculture, figures show

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IT WAS one of the worst starts to the planting season with the heaviest snowfall in 25 years – but despite the onslaught from mother nature in 2013, Jersey’s potato industry saw a £500,000 increase in its gross returns.

Teach a child to fish...

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YOUNGSTERS were given the chance to get hooked on freshwater fishing this week - through a States-run half-term sports programme.

Pictures: Bubble boost for tennis players

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CAESAREAN Tennis Club’s coaches and players have much to look forward to this winter following the erection of a temporary bubble over outdoor courts at Grand Vaux.

Warm weather good for strawberries

Joe Freire with his strawberriesPicture: CHANTELLE MUNDY

THEY are associated with the height of the summer, picnics in the park and Wimbledon, but Islanders could be enjoying local strawberries well into winter thanks to the mild weather.