£24,000 fine for scaffolding company


A SCAFFOLDING firm with a ‘cavalier approach’ has been fined more than £24,000 for allowing three vehicles with defects onto the Island’s roads.

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More home-buyers turn to bank of mum and dad

Young people are having to borrow from mum and dad to be able to afford first-time buyer homes

Nearly half of Islanders buying a home for the first time are having to borrow from the 'bank of mum and dad' - with some receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds to help them on to the property ladder, new figures show.

Around the rock in 30 bays

Best foot forward: Pam Parkin, Danielle Colback, Sally Batho, Dee Dodd, Jenny Ramsay, Annie Lezala and Mary Jordan take to the water in their latest challenge

A group of friends who get together regularly to swim in the sea have set themselves an ambitious charity challenge.

Teaching: Peace on the way

Geoff Branner, NASUWT chairman, Ian Gorst, Chief Minister, Chris Keates, the general secretary of the NASUWT,Deputy Pat Ryan, Education Minister, and Justin Donovan, Jersey's Director of Education

A 'radical' agreement to improve education standards in the Island by creating a social partnership between a teaching union and the States has been signed.