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From GP's surgery to a seat in the States

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GIVEN the choice between a three-month holiday, including a trip to the slopes, and running a Senatorial campaign before spending three years as a States Member, most would reach for their skis and winter jacket.

Petition over double murder delivered

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A PETITION signed by over 100,000 people was yesterday handed into the UK Prime Minister’s office following a demonstration outside Downing Street urging the UK government to order its own investigation into the double murder of a Jerseyman and a woman from the UK.

Women put off standing for election

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THE self-promotion needed to win an election may be putting women off standing as States Members, according to Jersey’s newest female Senator.

Look out for grass snakes

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ISLANDERS are being asked to report any sightings of grass snakes in the next few weeks before they hibernate for winter.