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In Saturday's weekend edition

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A major £12 million scheme to digitalise patient records has so far failed to deliver and is now expected to cost the Health Department double its original budget, according to a public spending watchdog.

Narrow escape as wheel hits race marshal

The scene of the accident yesterday

A marshal was lucky to escape serious injury at the Bouley Bay national hill climb yesterday after being struck by a wheel that had flown off a competing car.

2015 Budget proposals revealed

States Treasurer :aura Rowley giving details of the budget at a press conference yesterday

Smokers, drinkers and car drivers will all have to pay more as part of a Budget designed to stop Jersey's accounts slipping into the red.

In Friday's newspaper

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Smokers, drinkers and car drivers will all have to pay more as part of a Budget designed to stop Jersey's accounts slipping into the red.

Speak up on abuse, victims are urged

Carrie Modral, chairwoman of the Jersey Care Leavers' Association

A charity is calling on abuse survivors to come forward and share any evidence that they may have with the inquiry that was set up to investigate historical child abuse committed in States-run care homes.

GP fees to be means tested?

Increase in locum costs

Means-testing should be introduced by the Health Department so that vulnerable Islanders on low incomes can see their doctor at a reduced fee, according to Jersey's consumer watchdog.

Sailings cancelled

The Commodore Clipper was more badly damaged than at first thought

ALL sailings of the Commodore Clipper ferry have been cancelled until at least 27 July after the ship was damaged.

Budget promises more help for home-buyers

Treasury and Resources Minister Philip Ozouf

Major initiatives to help Islanders get on to the property ladder are to be announced as part of the 2015 Budget due to be published tomorrow, the JEP can reveal.

In Thursday's newspaper

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Major initiatives to help Islanders get on to the property ladder are to be announced as part of the 2015 Budget to be published tomorrow, the JEP can reveal.