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Police issue warning over oncoming weather

Jersey Police have issued a warning to the public, as force eight to nine winds are due over the next twelve hours.

Flood warnings are in place for high tides tomorrow, the first is due at 630am tomorrow morning.

Police have advised that Harve Des Pas, Victoria Avenue and Beaumont may see traffic if diversions need to be put in place.

They've also asked the public not to 'wave watch' on coastal roads, saying it is 'extremely dangerous'.

Tribute to Eoin Corcoran describes him as 'gentle and caring'

The sand dunes where it is believed Eoin died

A 14-year-old who died in a tragic accident on Friday has been described as a 'gentle and caring' boy in a statement from the Head Teacher of his school.

Sarah Hague, from Les Quennevais, said Eoin Corcoran was 'much loved' by all members of the school community and 'a good friend and credit to his family and our school'.

Eoin was a Year 10 student at Les Quennevais.

The teenager died after being injured on sand dunes at St Brelade, where he is from, on Friday.

Ms Hague added that he will be 'greatly missed by all'.

The full statement can be seen below:

It is with huge sadness that we have learned that the boy who dies in a tragic accident on Friday evening is Eoin Corcoran, one of our Year 10 students. Eoin was a gentle and caring young boy who was much loved by all members of our school community. He was a lovely student, easy to be around, a good friend and credit to his family and our school.Our hearts go out to his family at this very difficult and sad time, Eoin will be greatly missed by us all.

– Sarah Hague, Head Teacher Les Quennevais School


14-year-old killed in tragic accident named as Eoin Corcoran

The sand dunes where it is believed Eoin died

The 14-year-old killed in a tragic accident on Friday has been named as Eoin Corcoran from St Brelade.

Police were called to sand dunes there at around 5:30pm to reports of an injured boy who later died.

His death is not being treated as suspicious, though how the boy died is still unclear.

The teenager was a pupil at Les Quennevais school, which is open between 12-2pm today to offer support to parents and pupils.

Police are appealing for witnesses who were in the area between 5-6pm on Friday.


Police to 'wind up' search for Adrian Lynch

Missing man Adrian Lynch

Jersey Police say that they will have to "wind up" the investigation into missing man Adrian Lynch if no new information comes forward.

This week officers and sniffer dogs from the UK were drafted in to help with a fresh search of the St Lawrence area where the 20-year-old was last seen.

Detectives still want to hear from a number of drivers including a taxi driver who drove past Thistle Grove, as well as other cars.

Adrian has been missing since Friday 5th December when he failed to return home after a work Christmas party.

Tough win for Jersey RFC against bottom side Moseley

Jersey came away with tough 22-18 win against bottom of the championship Moseley as they returned to St Peter for the first time in five weeks.

Moseley gave the Islanders no room to breath and even forced Jersey to go into half-time a point behind.

The reds rallied in the second scoring two quick tries through James Freeman and Uili Kolo'ofai. Moseley refused to surrender however and scored a try of their own, not letting the home side get too far away.

In the end it was Jersey who controlled the game, pushing for a bonus point try but not quite managing to get across the line.

Head Coach Harvey Biljon says his players will be disappointed they did not secure a bonus point but that they did well to get the win in the first place:

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