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  1. 14:01
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    All passengers arriving in Jersey MUST complete a registration form the day before they travel – forms are on gov.je/jerseytravel

    Passengers who fail to complete a form will face significant delays upon arrival.

    youtu.be/pgY-UNjmKFE


  2. 11:51
    Parish of Grouville · @PGrouville

    Branchage the Grouville way on Evie bikes.


  3. 09:19
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Coronavirus Helpline 01534 445566 twitter.com/govjersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Coronavirus helpline is here for you if you have any concerns, queries or symptoms.

    Call 01534 445566, or contact the team by email on coronavirushelpline@gov.je.

    If you need help or support, please complete the form at: https://t.co/RWJOPZmESr


  4. 09:00
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Coronavirus helpline is here for you if you have any concerns, queries or symptoms.

    Call 01534 445566, or contact the team by email on coronavirushelpline@gov.je.

    If you need help or support, please complete the form at: gov.je/connectme


  5. 08:20
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    First ferry since lockdown due this afternoon twitter.com/channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    The first passenger ferry in more than three months arrives in Jersey this afternoon. https://t.co/ayEv4YtuE4


  6. 08:01
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Children’s Rights Team have a personal message to all young people and children in honour of Jersey’s first Children’s Day.
    Find out more about Children’s Day here: bit.ly/38hl2mw
    youtu.be/qG0_uQilbo0


  7. 06:47
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    A reminder that #StHelier’s first Visite du Branchage is taking place on Friday 10th July. Visit here for more information: bit.ly/2CyGiby or email mark.fitzgerald@posh.gov.je with any queries. #PoSH #ParishofStHelier #Branchage #PoSHBranchage


  8. 20:42
    03/07
    🇯🇪 Parish of St. Brélade 🇯🇪 · @StBreladeJsy

    **Postponed Event**

    Unfortunately @GenuineJsy have taken the decision to postpone tomorrow’s market at St Aubin until next Saturday, 11th July, we’ll hopefully see you all there, 9-3pm. #PoSB


  9. 18:00
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The deadline for online tax filing is 31 July, prepare for online filing with our guidance video. If you intend to file your tax return online you'll need to activate a onegov account & set up a digital ID using Yoti, which requires a smartphone & passport youtu.be/0_LcPvkGMbQ


  10. 17:30
    03/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    A summary of this week's States Assembly is available online.

    READ IT HERE: ow.ly/4nsR50Ap2OZ


  11. 16:46
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    The hospital can welcome visitors again from Monday 6 July. twitter.com/channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    The hospital can welcome visitors again from Monday 6 July. Only one visitor is allowed per patient at any one time and visiting times will be limited to between 2-4pm and 7-8pm: https://t.co/H06hiJODeE


  12. 16:10
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Jersey General Hospital will open to visitors again from Monday, 6 July with strict COVID-19 safety measures in place to safeguard staff, patients and visitors. Read the full update here: bit.ly/31FWtOQ


  13. 13:59
    03/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    During this week’s Quarterly Hearing with the Chief Minister, the Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel heard that Covid-19 has impacted the Government’s efficiencies programme.

    WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/fc6Cf-Pv0tU?t=…

    @Moore4Jersey @JessePerchard #ScrutinyJSY


  14. 13:40
    03/07
    🇯🇪 Parish of St. Brélade 🇯🇪 · @StBreladeJsy

    We’ve reached 500 followers. Can’t believe it. Thank you all so much #PoSB


  15. 13:01
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    We met with future students of Grainville school, for their induction day they were asked to focus on their hopes & goals. The creative tree project is used to celebrate childhood, using symbols of roots, growth & blossom through various pieces of work youtu.be/ckQ-HIa-_PI


  16. 13:00
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Latest #CoronavirusJSY update twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15771 confirmed neg (+372)
    320 confirmed pos (+0)
    449 pending

    Active cases:
    1 Total (+0)
    0 hospital
    1 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    1 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    1 planned workforce screening
    0 airport screening


  17. 13:00
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    #FlashFiction @JsyArtsCentre twitter.com/JsyArtsCentre/…

    Jersey Arts Centre · @JsyArtsCentre

    Our next #FlashFiction theme is:
    LEFT OR RIGHT?
    You've got a week to get your entries in to hettie@artscentre.je - deadline is Friday 10 July at 5pm. Enjoy writing!
    https://t.co/neq3yx4V8T


  18. 12:41
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15771 confirmed neg (+372)
    320 confirmed pos (+0)
    449 pending

    Active cases:
    1 Total (+0)
    0 hospital
    1 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    1 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    1 planned workforce screening
    0 airport screening


  19. 11:00
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    All passengers arriving in Jersey MUST complete a registration form the day before they travel – forms are on gov.je/jerseytravel

    Passengers who fail to complete a form will face significant delays upon arrival.


  20. 10:39
    03/07
    Government of Jersey London Office 🇯🇪 · @GOJLondonOffice

    Earlier this week, Chief Minister @John_Le_Fondre addressed the latest meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Channel Islands Group (APPCIG). Find out more at: londonoffice.gov.je/news/chief-min… @AndrewRosindell @simonjamesjupp @sheryllmurray @PutneyFleur @MartinVickers @letocq


  21. 10:05
    03/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Economic and International Affairs Panel is looking into processes and decision making within the External Relations Department. The Panel will be questioning the Minister in a Public Hearing today at 11am. WATCH here: bit.ly/3eX5EOK #ScrutinyJSY


  22. 10:04
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The @British_Airways flight has landed! ✈️ Senator @lyndonfarnham welcomes passengers and returning Islanders, who will be going through the airport's new testing process on arrival.


  23. 10:01
    03/07
    Statistics Jersey · @JsyStats

    We have just published our latest weekly economic indicators report. Read it here: ow.ly/zsCD50AoMMi.


  24. 10:01
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Island futsal league coming soon twitter.com/JEPsport/statu…

    JEP Sport · @JEPsport

    A new futsal league is coming to Jersey ...

    Could it lead to World Cup caps?

    https://t.co/9EOrykl0Vp


  25. 10:00
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Jersey’s Children’s Minister, members of the Citizen’s Panel and the Chairman of the Children in Care Jersey Review Panel share this message on Jersey’s first Children’s Day: youtu.be/d2ojs_hq0tc
    #JerseyChildrensDay


  26. 09:59
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Jersey marks first ever Children's Day twitter.com/Channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    Trees, trampolines and a talking dog... how Jersey is marking its first ever Children's Day.
    https://t.co/F0QlHlsvDY


  27. 09:23
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Almost every school child in Jersey has now returned to school full-time twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Almost every school child in Jersey has now returned to school full-time, with 1 year group recording a 99% attendance rate. The latest figures show that more than 10000 school children, in Government-provided schools have now returned to their classrooms: https://t.co/DOUZsFjQCX


  28. 09:22
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Almost every school child in Jersey has now returned to school full-time, with 1 year group recording a 99% attendance rate. The latest figures show that more than 10000 school children, in Government-provided schools have now returned to their classrooms: bit.ly/38vLHfC


  29. 09:19
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    #ChildrensDayJersey twitter.com/JerseyPolice/s…

    States of Jersey Police · @JerseyPolice

    It's Jersey's first Children's Day today and we want to reaffirm our pledges we made to the children and young people of Jersey. We managed to persuade a good friend of ours to tell you a bit more about it. #jerseychildrensday #10pledges


  30. 08:34
    03/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    #Jèrriais word of today: Un pits dg'ieau twitter.com/le_jerriais/st…

    L'Office du Jèrriais · @le_jerriais

    La pathole d'aniet – #Jèrriais word of today: Un pits dg'ieau - a rockpool https://t.co/m9enhXxE68


  31. 08:05
    03/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Have you got experience of using a complaints system in the Gov of Jsy, Courts, States Assembly or Parishes? If so we want to hear from you. Find out more about the #CareofChildrenJSY review here tinyurl.com/y9fa6puy and get in touch at scrutiny@gov.je by 21 Aug #ScrutinyJSY


  32. 07:00
    03/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    It’s the 1st #JerseyChildrensDay focusing on regeneration & growth. All schools & nurseries have been invited to choose a tree to plant in their grounds to mark the day & take part in creative tree projects to display in their schools, windows & online youtu.be/rbam-1afNJ4


  33. 18:01
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    GPs will no longer be employed directly by Health twitter.com/channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    More than 100 GPs will no longer be employed directly by the Health Department when the temporary contract agreed in April to help the hospital during the coronavirus pandemic expires next month: https://t.co/vMAE3urRES


  34. 17:10
    02/07
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    An Assembly of the Principals and Electors of the Parish of Trinity will be held in the Parish Hall on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 7.30pm for the following business gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  35. 15:01
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    DVS has re-opened its doors for theory and practical driving tests. twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    DVS has re-opened its doors for theory & practical driving tests. It has continued to run vehicle inspections & maintained the Vehicle Register throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, but the building has been closed to the public since the end of March: https://t.co/15sP1MpNIo


  36. 14:59
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    DVS has re-opened its doors for theory & practical driving tests. It has continued to run vehicle inspections & maintained the Vehicle Register throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, but the building has been closed to the public since the end of March: bit.ly/2NQO0Ak


  37. 14:01
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Latest #CoronavirusJSY update twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15399 confirmed neg (+315)
    320 confirmed pos (+1)
    382 pending

    Active cases:
    1 Total (+1)
    0 hospital
    1 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    1 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    1 planned workforce screening
    0 airport screening


  38. 14:00
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15399 confirmed neg (+315)
    320 confirmed pos (+1)
    382 pending

    Active cases:
    1 Total (+1)
    0 hospital
    1 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    1 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    1 planned workforce screening
    0 airport screening


  39. 13:23
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Minister for Treasury and Resources, Deputy Susie Pinel, has signed a Ministerial Decision making several amendments to the Government Co-Funding Payroll Scheme which gives businesses more flexibility over how they demonstrate a loss in turnover: bit.ly/2YOGbBl


  40. 13:00
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    With over 18,000 young people & in honour of Jersey’s first Children's Day on 3 July, Chief of Police, Robin Smith, would like to remind us about the importance of listening to children. Allowing children & young people to grow up safely is one of @JerseyPolice's top pledges


  41. 11:30
    02/07
    Government of Jersey London Office 🇯🇪 · @GOJLondonOffice

    The @StatesAssembly has voted on the testing programme allowing Jersey to open its border to unrestricted travel from Friday 3 July. Everyone planning to travel to Jersey will need to register prior to their departure using this link: gov.je/Health/Coronav…


  42. 11:01
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    4 week beginners course starting Sat 11th July #HSBCBreezeJersey #MoveMoreJersey @JerseySport twitter.com/jerseysport/st…

    Jersey Sport · @JerseySport

    HSBC Breeze Jersey have a 4-week beginner's course starting Sat 11 July! Ideal for ladies who can ride a bike but lack confidence, fitness or experience. All bike types welcome. Places limited, so book early. For info and to book, visit: https://t.co/h3E44emWZj #MoveMoreJersey


  43. 10:58
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Bars and pubs can offer a seated drinks only service. twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Bars & pubs can offer a seated drinks only service. To ensure you’re enjoying bars and pubs safely, you should keep 1 metre or more away from anyone you don’t live with and follow good hand and respiratory hygiene measures. (1/2)


  44. 10:54
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Bars & pubs can offer a seated drinks only service. To ensure you’re enjoying bars and pubs safely, you should keep 1 metre or more away from anyone you don’t live with and follow good hand and respiratory hygiene measures. (1/2)


  45. 09:30
    02/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    1/4 During this week’s Quarterly Hearing with the Chief Minister, the Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel heard that reopening the island’s borders was a balance of risk…

    WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/fc6Cf-Pv0tU?t=…

    @Moore4Jersey @JessePerchard #ScrutinyJSY


  46. 08:47
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    St Helier's first Visite du Branchage this year is taking place on Friday 10th July. Visit here for more information: bit.ly/2CyGiby or email mark.fitzgerald@posh.gov.je with any queries. #PoSH #ParishofStHelier #Branchage #PoSHBranchage


  47. 08:45
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Asian Hornets widening their range of nesting sites twitter.com/Channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    We're being warned Asian Hornets are widening their range of nesting sites following the most recent discoveries...
    https://t.co/AtXC4Vmx21


  48. 08:30
    02/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Gyms at Les Quennevais and Springfield re-open today twitter.com/Channel103/sta…

    Channel 103 · @Channel103

    The gyms at Les Quennevais and Springfield reopen today and Active membership has been cut by 75% for July.
    https://t.co/OBetJu0Hvg


  49. 08:30
    02/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    2/4 The Chief Minister highlighted risks to the connectivity of the island…

    WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/fc6Cf-Pv0tU?t=…

    #ScrutinyJSY


  50. 08:30
    02/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    3/4 The Chief Minister confirmed that visitors to Jersey will not be quarantined whilst awaiting test results…

    WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/fc6Cf-Pv0tU?t=…

    #ScrutinyJSY


  51. 08:30
    02/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    4/4 The Chief Minister stated that the risk to islanders was identified as low.

    WATCH IT HERE: youtu.be/fc6Cf-Pv0tU?t=…

    #ScrutinyJSY


  52. 07:01
    02/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Whether you’re looking for activities to keep your body & mind healthy, need information about financial support, want to know how to access professional help to manage depression or anxiety, or want someone to talk to, it’s all available on Connect Me: gov.je/connectme


  53. 23:18
    01/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The @StatesAssembly has voted on the testing programme that will allow Jersey to open its borders to unrestricted travel from Friday 3 July. Read the full update here: bit.ly/3imlrZy


  54. 19:49
    01/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    The States Assembly has voted to ADOPT 34 FOR vs 10 AGAINST, commencing Friday 3rd July. twitter.com/StatesAssembly…

    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to ADOPT the amended Safer Travel Period policy allowing travel to commence from 3rd July 2020 and introducing a number of testing and self-isolation measures.

    34 FOR vs 10 AGAINST


  55. 19:47
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to ADOPT the amended Safer Travel Period policy allowing travel to commence from 3rd July 2020 and introducing a number of testing and self-isolation measures.

    34 FOR vs 10 AGAINST


  56. 19:34
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Senator @Ian_Gorst is now summarising and responding to the points raised during the debate on the Safer Travel Period policy.

    WATCH LIVE: bit.ly/38cznAI


  57. 19:30
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly voted to ADOPT the closure of the debate on the Safer Travel Period policy. We will shortly move onto the summary and then the vote.

    26 FOR vs 15 AGAINST - 1 ABSTENTION


  58. 18:56
    01/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    As part of Jersey’s first Children's Day on 3 July, @JerseyYouthService have asked children and young people to take part in a virtual wishing tree project for #JerseyChildrensDay: bit.ly/38hl2mw


  59. 18:35
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    .@DeputyTadier has stated that his concern regarding opening the borders on 3rd July is there's not enough time to ascertain the natural state of the virus within the Island after reaching 0 known cases.


  60. 17:31
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to continue today's sitting so they can continue the debate on the Safer Travel Period policy.

    Members will now speak on the original proposal.


  61. 17:18
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to ADOPT the amendment to the Safer Travel Period policy relating to the provision of details such as countries designated safe for travel, R numbers, test results and more.

    41 FOR vs 5 AGAINST


  62. 17:14
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to REJECT the amendment that all future changes to the Safer Travel Period policy must be lodged at least 1 week before debate.

    22 FOR vs 26 AGAINST


  63. 17:10
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to REJECT the amendment to the Safer Travel Period policy which makes changes to self-isolation requirements and onward travel provisions.

    18 FOR vs 29 AGAINST


  64. 17:01
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The States Assembly has voted to REJECT the proposal to amend the Safer Travel Policy start date to 10th July 2020.

    15 FOR vs 29 AGAINST - 1 ABSTENTION


  65. 16:40
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Senator @Ian_Gorst has said it is now proportionate, based on medical advice, to give Islanders their freedom back.


  66. 16:29
    01/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Update: The claim form is now online and can be found here: bit.ly/2BSB1vl Thank you for your patience, apologies for the inconvenience. twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The Claim form for the Co-funded Payroll scheme for June, and accompanied amendments to the Guidance are slightly delayed in publication online – we anticipate these being available by 5pm today. Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


  67. 16:27
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Deputy @KirstenJersey has spoken in support of the amendment, particularly the addition of the section that requires self-isolation until a negative test result has been returned for those travelling to Jersey.


  68. 16:18
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Constable of Trinity, @SueurPhilip has spoken in support of the amended Travel Policy period proposal.


  69. 16:10
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Deputy @JessePerchard has stated that she is "unashamedly risk averse" when it comes to people's lives. She added that she is not against opening the borders, but that it must be done as safely as possible.


  70. 16:09
    01/07
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Today's #Coronavirus update twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15084 confirmed neg (+409)
    319 confirmed pos (+0)
    481 pending

    Active cases:
    0 Total (+0; no additional active cases for 1 day)
    0 hospital
    0 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    0 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    0 planned workforce screening


  71. 16:03
    01/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    The issue has now been resolved. Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. twitter.com/GovJersey/stat…

    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    We are currently experiencing an issue that is impacting the availability of our websites. We are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


  72. 16:00
    01/07
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    15084 confirmed neg (+409)
    319 confirmed pos (+0)
    481 pending

    Active cases:
    0 Total (+0; no additional active cases for 1 day)
    0 hospital
    0 community
    0 care home

    Cases identified:
    0 symptomatic
    0 asymptomatic
    0 seeking healthcare
    0 contact tracing
    0 planned workforce screening


  73. 15:49
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Deputy Chief Minister, @lyndonfarnham says he firmly believes many Islanders are hoping & waiting to travel once again and the easing of travel restrictions will allow them to do this. He added that there is an individual freedom of choice and responsibility associated with this.


  74. 15:41
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Senator @SamMezecJsy has said the economic considerations have "bled into the health concerns" in a way he cannot agree with. He stated that he is supporting the part of the amendment which would see the implementation the Safer Travel Period from 10th July 2020.


  75. 15:25
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Deputy @susie_pinel has urged members to reject the amendment and support the original Safer Travel Period proposal, citing the impact on the economy and the knock on effect this is having on people's wellbeing.


  76. 15:13
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Deputy Gregory Guida has stated that he believes there is a small window of opportunity for businesses to get out of the black hole they are in and a period of time for people to travel. He added he believes the amendment puts that at risk.


  77. 15:06
    01/07
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    .@deputyrobward has said that he supports the "sensible and proportionate" measures proposed in the amendment. He has said testing, tracking and tracing is key and urged Members to support the amendments.