Jersey News from Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Plea To Prioritise Teachers For Covid Vaccine Rejected
Jersey's government has rejected a teaching union's plea to prioritise education staff for a coronavirus vaccine.
UK's Brazil Travel Ban 'Will Protect Jersey Significantly'
Jersey's Deputy Medical Officer of Health says the UK's latest travel ban -which includes Portugal and Madeira - will protect Jersey 'significantly'.
15% Of Over 80s Receive First Vaccine Dose
15% of over 80s in Jersey have had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Hunt For Driver After Crash Into Wall And Parked Car
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a garden wall and parked car in Trinity yesterday evening (13 January).
Final Skate Park Site Decision 'By End Of Next Week'
The new Assistant Minister responsible for Sport says a decision will be made by the end of next week on where Jersey's main skate park will be built.
Drugs Squad Reinstated
Jersey Police have re-introduced a dedicated Drugs Squad.
'Save Rojo Nightclub' Crowdfunder Set Up
One of Jersey's biggest and oldest nightclubs has launched a fundraiser to be able to open again and then stay open, after calling the government's recent support package 'wholly inadequate'.
"We've Just Got To Carry On In This Time Of Crisis"
The Acting Education Minister has told Channel 103 'we've just got to carry on in this time of crisis', despite sympathising with his predecessor's frustration over schools which led to her resignation.