Jersey Gas have appeared in court today for breaking health and safety rules, which led to a fire at the gas holder in St Helier in the summer of 2012. The company was fined £65,000 and ordered to pay £11,000 in costs.
The company has today been given fines of £65,000 and more than £11,000 in costs, that breaks down as £5,000 for the States of Jersey Police and more than £6,000 to UK authorities for assessing the damaged site after the incident.
The States of Guernsey have created a web page on the government website to inform islanders about the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and how big a threat it is to us in the Channel Islands.
- body aches
- vomiting or nausea
- sore throat
Politicians from Alderney and Guernsey met with Aurigny executives to discuss fears over air links between the islands.
They heard the new Dornier aircraft will be introduced as soon as possible, once necessary changes to the planes have been carried out.
Chief Minister, Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq chaired the meeting and said frequency of flights, fares and route were all issues that need investigating. He told ITV News the islands should work together to figure out the costs and how the project will be taken forward.
Serena Guthrie and England were unable to win a first ever Test Series against New Zealand as they slipped to a 52-38 defeat in Friday’s second test.
A superb defensive display from the Commonwealth Games silver medalists helped them level the series in Palmerston North.
Guthrie won her 51st cap at wing defence but Anna Mayes’ side were unable to win the Taini Jamison trophy for the first time ever.
The games well evenly contested for the first three quarters and New Zealand were 38-32 ahead going into the final fifteen minutes of the match.
But New Zealand restricted the supply to England’s shooters and they could only manage six goals as the hosts pulled away.
England will now play a Fast Five tournament in New Zealand before a home series against Malawi.