SOS Jersey wish you a happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year that includes time around our beautiful coastline! Here’s a letter to you all from SOSJ’s founder and Co-ordinator, David Cabeldu.
ASBESTOS – HOW MUCH & WHAT PROTECTION? …And what is Environmental Health doing? SOS Jersey are strongly concerned with the asbestos situation regarding the SoJDC excavations for the International Finance Centre.
It’s been busy media-wise. Our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel has been on Channel TV on various subjects three times over the last week and is due to speak on Radio Jersey tomorrow morning (Wed 15 Feb). Here’s a brief overview of what
In this short report, we will look at the problems we are experiencing with the Island’s water supplies and marine environment.
We may have lost a battle – but we can win the war! Planning OK’d on B5, but future plans will need to be looked at.
The St Helier Waterfront Action Group have submitted an application for a Judicial Review in a bid to overturn the planning permission granted for Building 5 in the International Centre.
Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March 2016 saw a number of people at the Appeal against the proposed (and passed) construction of the imaginatively-named Building 5, one of the buildings planned for the hotly-debated Jersey International Finance Centre due to be
SOS Jersey are a party to the Third Party Appeal by Le Masuriers to be held tomorrow and Tuesday (21 and 22 March 2016) at the Radisson Hotel. This is open to the public, so you can come and watch the
The Planning Applications Committed have approved the new/revised planning application of Building 5 of the planned International Finance Centre on the Esplanade. SOSJ are considering requesting a Judicial Review.
As readers may know, the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) have re-applied for planning permission for ‘Building 5’, of the International Finance Centre. This would be their second building in a series of six in their many times altered
Following the resignation of Mark Boleat as Chairman of SoJDC, Nicola Palois will be the new Chair of the Board of SoJDC if the recommendation of Treasury Minister is approved by the States Assembly. What is the (potential) problem?
Readers of our posts and website will know of our quest to get to the bottom of the statement made to the States by the former Treasury Minister Senator Philip Ozouf.
SOJDC RESUBMIT PLANS TO TRY AND AVOID APPEAL, COSTING THE TAXPAYER OVER £100,000.
The mystery of the missing cautions – Our integrity questioned – We respond. The 21st December saw two letters in the JEP (Jersey Evening Post): one from SOS Jersey Chairman Michael du Pré, regarding the results of the recent dossier of public
Here is some of the coverage so far.
‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the previously step return
SOS Jersey yesterday lodged a complaint to the Planning and Environment Department with regard to breaches in the Planning Conditions set out for Building 4, the Esplanade car park. This comes after months of complaints received by our organisation from
(Please Share) Tonight’s JEP carries an article encapsulating our recent posts here and their own enquiries from various States Departments. Last Month, on 15th July, Treasury Minister Senator Alan Maclean assured the States that there would be vey little contamination. However…
It’s still serious, but not as serious as we thought, on the asbestos front – more on this soon – and not OK on the ash deposits.
DAY 41- DEEP DRILLING STARTS — Sample results still awaited — Load refused at La Collette due to asbestos contamination — Dust monitoring on site is now running – ‘only 2 high readings so far’ — Dust monitors for public
Senior members of TTS will meet SoJDC tomorrow (Fri 24 July) to discuss the protocol of the forthcoming excavation into the contaminated Esplanade car park. Whilst the project is politically sensitive and the COM are desperate to drive ahead seemingly
SOS Jersey would like to thank SoJDC’s managing Director Lee Henry and Finance Director Simon Neal for meeting with two of our representatives yesterday afternoon (06 July 2015). To be clear, we do not want this development but, if it is to
More Esplanade protest pictures from outside the States Assembly today.
Yesterday, the Scrutiny Panel spoke with Senator Alan Maclean (Sen AM) in his position as Treasury Minister; he was accompanied by two of his team. The meeting went on for two hours, so we will just put a few points
Click the link below to hear the question put by Deputy John Le Fondré on 4th Feb 2014, and Senator Philip Ozouf’s reply.
This post will be very brief as there is a lot happening today and a fuller report will follow as events unfold – and they will shortly, we understand.
YESTERDAY’S SCRUTINY HEARING – SoJDC UNUSUAL ACCOUNTING, IRRITATION & ‘THAT MEETING’? Yesterday afternoon the SoJDC Chairman, Directors and three non-executive board Members gave evidence to the Corporate Service Scrutiny Panel Public Hearing in the States buildings. Here we have tried
Before we report on this morning’s States proceedings, SOSJ would like to stress we are not against development per se; our problems with the Esplanade development proposals are a number of environmental ones and we are still awaiting several answers.
SOS Jersey have known for some time that UBS were likely to sign up for part of Building 4 – the first building of six. Building work cannot proceed under the as yet unchanged Memorandum of Understanding that exists unless
Deputy Monty Tadier arranged a meeting at Communicare on Wednesday evening (20 May 2015) primarily to obtain the views of concerned St. Brelade’s residents on the International Finance Centre and to explain what he is doing about it. Here’s how