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  1. 11:01
    26/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Looking to learn new skills in Business Administration? Registered as actively seeking work and locally qualified for work? Apply for our Advance Plus Business Administration scheme & take part training for 2 weeks, as well as a work placement. bit.ly/2SpUH14


  2. 18:30
    25/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Would you like to help formulate the future of a local charity for disabled adults? Jersey Cheshire Home will be holding its AGM on Wednesday 5th June (6pm for 6:30 start). All welcome, light refreshments provided. Contact admin@jerseycheshirehome.je or 285858 for more details.


  3. 13:02
    25/05
    Vote.je · @Voteje

    Next week, starting on Tuesday at St Lawrence Parish Hall, the Privileges & Procedures Committee will continue their series of public meetings to discuss proposals to make the voting districts across the Island more equal. Dates on vote.je bit.ly/30oIdqz


  4. 10:01
    25/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Could you be a foster carer and help to change a child's life? The Fostering and Adoption team are in the central market until 4pm today to talk about fostering and adoption in #JerseyCI as part of #FosteringFortnight. Pop down and see them if you have any questions.


  5. 09:01
    25/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Will you be taking part in the Big Ride Out tomorrow?


  6. 19:02
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Have a great Bank Holiday weekend. Please remember to follow the countryside code to help protect our Island: bit.ly/2GpHPQV


  7. 18:02
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Ever thought about becoming a farmer? Farming can be one of the most satisfying career choices for both men and women. Read more about why Philip believe's this is the case on page 37 of @skills_jersey Directions magazine: bit.ly/2Gr8Ynx
    #SkillsJersey


  8. 15:04
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    A report on key worker accommodation has been published - the report examined the suitability of current key worker housing and set out potential solutions to address staff recruitment and retention pressures faced by a number of government departments.
    bit.ly/2WkTUzz


  9. 14:38
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    If you’ve not sent in your tax return yet and you need another copy, you can get one from a dedicated desk we’ve opened at Customer & Local Services. You can no longer request one via the online service. All you need is your ID.


  10. 12:41
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    A number of government websites are currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


  11. 11:01
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Planning a walk over the bank holiday weekend? Why not use the new countryside access map to help you plan a route? See it here: bit.ly/2vyIbOV 🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️🍃🇯🇪


  12. 10:59
    24/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    An interim States Veterinary Officer has been appointed to fill the role for five months while a permanent replacement is found. Brian Smith, who has been seconded from Defra, will replace Theo Knight-Jones. #Veterinarian bit.ly/2M5ygLK


  13. 09:40
    24/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    In 933AD, #JerseyCI was invaded by William Longsword, Count of Rouen. Together with the other Channel Islands, Jersey became a Norman island and was ruled by the Duchy of Normandy. #FactFriday #StatesAssembly


  14. 08:20
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    He's coming! A little sneak preview of St Helier's beautiful gorilla, painted by artist Donna Eden. The design fits perfectly with our St Helier in Bloom campaign; you will, however have to wait until July to see the full design when unveiled. #GoWildGorillas @donnaedendesign


  15. 08:14
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    A little oasis of calm within the hustle and bustle of St Helier - we know we keep going on about it but we are rather proud of it. Our Family Room at the Town Hall - a quiet & comfortable space for breastfeeding, plus fully-accessible toilet and baby-changing facilities.


  16. 08:06
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Our Westmount Day Nursery offers hourly fees rather than sessions, together with the NEF 20 hrs/week Nursery Education Funding. Interested? Please email townhall@posh.gov.je or telephone 01534 811718 for more information.


  17. 08:05
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    Your RPZ permit expired on 30th April. If you haven't yet picked up your new one, please pop into the Town Hall to see one of our lovely team as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary parking hassles.


  18. 08:01
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    It's Funky Friday! Which means DJ Stefunk will be at the Toad at Charing Cross 12 noon-2pm, playing his tunes and bringing a smile to all who walk by, putting a bounce in your step to start your weekend off the right way. Wishing you all a fantastic weekend.


  19. 08:00
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    The Friends of La Pouquelaye Club is meeting today, Friday 24th May, 10.30am - 12 noon, at Centre Point Trust La Pouquelaye (the old La Pouquelaye School). All welcome for Coffee and Chat and lots more. Further info: innagardiner@gmail.com / 07797 897504.


  20. 07:58
    24/05
    Vote.je · @Voteje

    Tonight: Communicare, St Brelade, 7.30pm - 9pm. The Privileges and Procedures Committee will present their Election Reform proposals, take questions and hear the views of parishioners. More information on vote.je bit.ly/30oIdqz


  21. 07:55
    24/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    The summer issue of our Parish magazine, the Town Crier, will be out on Monday 3rd June. Don't miss all the exciting news about what's coming up over the summer period. Receive your copy via email or post - contact Annie Bienvenu at annie.bienvenu@posh.gov.je / 811821.


  22. 21:30
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    We're exploring ways to make it easier for families, children & young people to find & contact the services available. We’d like to know where you currently go to find that info. Your feedback will help shape how services are offered: survey.gov.je/s/RHRTSupport/


  23. 17:20
    23/05
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    The Rates List of the Parish of St Ouen may be inspected at the Parish Hall during normal office hours from Saturday 1 June 2019 until Sunday 30 June 2019. gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  24. 17:10
    23/05
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    An Assembly of the Principals and Electors of the Parish of St. Helier will be held at the Town Hall at 7.00pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019 gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  25. 17:07
    23/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    100 years ago the #StatesAssembly held a debate on whether to allow women the right to vote. As a result, the law was passed! Here is a comment from the Rector of St. Martin during the debate in May 1919 👇🏾 Look out for more quotes over the coming weeks. #Votes4WomenJSY


  26. 17:00
    23/05
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    An Assembly of the Principals and Electors of the Parish of St Lawrence will be held in the Parish Hall on Thursday 30 May 2019 at 7.00pm. gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  27. 15:10
    23/05
    Statistics Jersey · @JsyStats

    We have today published the latest Jersey House Price Index report. You can read the report here: ow.ly/S3d450unHXh


  28. 13:19
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    From 1 July in Jersey, organ donation is changing. Islander Neil MacLachlan, whose daughter had a successful heart transplant, explains why it’s so important for families to have a conversation about becoming a donor: bit.ly/1e5gVub #Havetheconversation


  29. 13:00
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Revenue Jersey is issuing a reminder to taxpayers of where to get help with their tax returns ahead of next week’s filing deadline. #TaxReturns bit.ly/2wfHMkI


  30. 12:50
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Social Security Minister, Deputy Judy Martin, has dismissed her Assistant Minister, Deputy Geoff Southern.
    Bit.ly/socsecminister


  31. 12:31
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Pier Road car park lifts will not be working from 8am to midday this Sunday, 26 May. Essential maintenance by Jersey Electricity will also affect lighting and electric vehicle charging ports. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.


  32. 10:01
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Could you be a foster carer and help to change a child's life? The Fostering and Adoption team are in the central market until 4pm today to talk about fostering and adoption in #JerseyCI as part of #FosteringFortnight. Pop down and see them if you have any questions.


  33. 08:01
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    If you need to renew your passport, you can either head down to Customer and Local Services where our friendly team will help you, or download the application form: bit.ly/2GgLEqc


  34. 08:00
    23/05
    Parish of St Helier · @StHelierJsy

    What a lovely day for a wander around St Helier. Our free History Walk, 'Jersey Women About Town', guided by tour guide Nicky Mansell, leaves the Town Hall at 10.30am. No booking necessary - we look forward to seeing you in a couple of hours.


  35. 07:54
    23/05
    Vote.je · @Voteje

    Tonight: Trinity Parish Hall, 7.30pm - 9pm. The Privileges and Procedures Committee will present their Election Reform proposals, take questions and hear the views of parishioners. More information on vote.je bit.ly/30oIdqz


  36. 07:00
    23/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    It's Street Food Thursday in St Helier. All your old favourites can be found around St Helier between 12 noon and 7pm. 🌯🥗


  37. 18:02
    22/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Thinking about an apprenticeship? Meet Sheena, a Childcare apprentice supported by a Trackers Mentor. Trackers provides funding for training and mentoring support for successful applicants. Interested? gov.je/trackers or call 01534 449180 or trackers@gov.je #SkillsJersey


  38. 16:30
    22/05
    Statistics Jersey · @JsyStats

    We are publishing the latest House Price Index report tomorrow. It should be available on our website at 10am.


  39. 14:20
    22/05
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    Recent enactments made by the States Assembly and published by The States Greffe gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  40. 12:55
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    #OnThisDay 100 years ago, the #StatesAssembly passed a law that allowed some women to vote in #JerseyCI (those over 30 and ratepayers). The age was lowered to 21 in 1930 but men and women weren't able to vote on an equal basis until 1945. #OTS #Votes4WomenJSY


  41. 12:39
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    Today's 'in-Committee sitting' about the state of #mentalhealth services in #JerseyCI has finished. What did you think of today's speeches? Let us know using #StatesAssembly or send us a DM at @StatesAssembly. #TimeToTalk #MentalHealthAwareness


  42. 12:32
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    .@KevinPamplin highlights the importance of those w status speaking out about #mentalhealth to remove stigma. He quotes a parishioner who says "we should normalise the importance of good mental health" &that "one can have a mental illness & a good health & vice versa" #TimeToTalk


  43. 12:17
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    .@SCFerguson13 asks whether #mentalhealth issues arise from many mothers & children not having support from parents/grandparents due to being in #JerseyCI away from their families. She also asks @Steveforsenator to remember that older people can suffer with #mentalhealth problems


  44. 12:08
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    2/2. ...the team there. The Asst. Minister also tells the #StatesAssembly about launching 'digital therapy' whereby people can access quick support via the internet. He is also going to find out what the issues are that need addressing at CAMS. #MentalHealthAwareness


  45. 12:07
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    1/2. Asst. Minister for Health @Steveforsenator has been given responsibility for improving #mentalhealth services in #JerseyCI. He talks about how Jsy Talking Therapies has been a victim of its own success having had 9,000 contacts over the past year but that he is increasing...


  46. 12:00
    22/05
    Jersey Gazette · @JsyGazette

    Vehicles in the Growth, Housing and Environment Parking Control Compound will be disposed of unless claimed within a period of seven days gov.je/gazette/pages/…


  47. 11:54
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    .@Steveforsenator says that physical & #mentalhealth should be treated in a joined up way & agrees with other Members that some investments can't wait for the @GovJersey Plan. He tells the #StatesAssembly the #MentalHealth Improvement Board has been in existence for 6 months.


  48. 11:40
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Constable of St. Peter, Richard Vibert, speaks very articulately and bravely about his own personal struggles with #mentalhealth. You can listen to what he said when the webcast is uploaded this afternoon, here: statesassembly.public-i.tv/core/portal/we… #MentalHealthAwareness #StatesAssembly


  49. 11:34
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    2/2. Following this incident locks were put on the windows at the hospital. He goes on to say that the help given 30 years ago was virtually the same as it is now. #MentalHealthAwareness #StatesAssembly


  50. 11:34
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    1/2. Deputy @HughRaymondJsy gives a frank & emotional statement about his own experience of #mentalhealth, telling the #StatesAssembly that he is “in this Assembly because of mental health” after his Father in Law died after he “fell out” of a window at St. Saviour's Hospital.


  51. 11:05
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Minister adds that a “place of safety” will be created in the General Hospital. He says he believes all of these plans, & other plans, to invest in clinical & professional leadership will enhance & improve the delivery of #mentalhealth services in #JerseyCI #StatesAssembly


  52. 11:04
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Minister goes on to tell the #StatesAssembly about the Committees which will report into the #MentalHealth Improvement Board: the Audit & Risk Committee; the People & Organisation Committee; the Finance & Modernisation Committee. #MentalHealthAwareness


  53. 11:04
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Minister tells the #StatesAssembly that the #MentalHealth Improvement Board will be chaired independently. He assures the Assembly the Board will be transparent in its workings by meeting in public & having accountability for quality & operation of mental health services.


  54. 11:02
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Minister for Health & Social Services says a #MentalHealth Improvement Board will be created. They will be tasked with improving the patient experience, improving the #mentalhealth workforce, improving estate, improving the CAMS service & to deliver services around the clock.


  55. 11:01
    22/05
    Government of Jersey · @GovJersey

    Have your say on further education so that Jersey has the right skill sets for the future. Come along to our public consultation round table meetings and help shape the future of young people on 3 June at @skills_jersey at 10.30am. bit.ly/2JnrlLJ


  56. 11:01
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    The Minister for Health & Social Services, Deputy Richard Renouf, says that there will be a "huge emphasis" in the @GovJersey Plan on #mentalhealth facilities in #JerseCI and goes on to tell the #StatesAssembly about plans to improve #mentalhealth services.


  57. 10:32
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    3/3. @LouDoublet says this is equal to 300+ mothers in #JerseyCI - and that “doesn't take into account the 300+ babies.” The Deputy finishes by calling upon #ScrutinyJSY to review maternity & paternity services as a whole. #MentalHealthAwareness #StatesAssembly


  58. 10:31
    22/05
    States Assembly · @StatesAssembly

    2/3. @LouDoublet speaks of how having a strong early bond with a caregiver is critical in building good #mentalhealth in a child. She goes on to quote UK statistics which say that 1/3 of new mothers experience #mentalhealth difficulties.