|30/03/2020||Advice for islanders during lockdown period|
From 8am on Monday 30 March, the Government will instruct all Islanders who are not doing essential work to ‘stay at home’.
This means, everyone in Jersey is ordered to stay at home at all times from 8am on Monday 30 March, except for a limited number of reasons.
People should only leave their homes for a total of 2 hours each day, and in the following limited circumstances:
- when you need to shop for food, medicine, and other basic necessities, which should be as infrequently as possible
- for daily exercise. This can include walking, cycling, running, exercising or caring for animals, provided you maintain social distancing from everyone outside your own household
- for any medical needs, including providing care
When outside your home or garden, you must maintain a safe social distance of two metres from anyone outside your own household.
Take advantage of Jersey’s open spaces (beaches, coast and countryside) where you are able to do so and where you can remain spread out from other people (avoiding narrow paths).
You should also avoid congregating in popular areas.
Everyone must follow this guidance, to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. This will be monitored and policed. If people disregard this order to Stay at Home, more restrictive controls are very likely to be introduced.
The Government has issued advice on how to prepare and manage daily life while staying at home as strict social distancing measures are amplified.
The new advice includes methods that all Islanders can take to practically prepare themselves and their families for staying at home, including:
- exchanging personal contact details with neighbours, extended family members and friends
- creating an essential contact list including, neighbours, schools, pharmacy and the helpline +44 (0) 1534 445566
- ensuring access is available to everything needed for the duration of the self-isolation period, including food and medical supplies
- talking with employers, family, friends and charities regarding getting help to access things needed
- setting up online shopping accounts
- considering activities you can do within the home, such as fitness workouts and a choice of leisure activities
- planning for self-isolation measures for individual household members within the home
Staying at home for individuals and households
Shielding the extremely vulnerable from coronavirus
The guidance also sets out how to maintain safe social distance within the home if living with a vulnerable person, with children, pets and contains information for mothers breastfeeding. There is general advice on cleaning, hygiene, waste disposal, laundry and how to get better at home.
Islanders can find information regarding medical advice if illness becomes worse, by contacting your GP or the helpline on +44 (0) 1534 445566. In the case of an emergency, dial 999 and let the operator know about any coronavirus symptoms.
Work should be undertaken from home whenever possible.
People engaged in work that is designated as being essential to the safe running of the Island during this time are permitted to travel to and from their place of work when necessary. Social distancing and good hygiene must be practised at all times.
Advice for businesses operating during Stay at Home restrictions
Essential workers are people engaged in work that is essential to the continued safe running of the Island during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Advice for businesses operating during Stay at Home restrictions
Critical workers are a smaller sub-set of essential workers in especially critical roles.
If they are parents and cannot make arrangements for their children to be looked after at home, are being offered school or nursery places by government as a last resort.
Critical workers and childcare
A further, very small subset of essential workers may need to travel into Jersey:
- Health and care workers arriving into Jersey since Sunday 22 March are required to self-isolate (like most travellers), and a risk assessment process is then undertaken by the Health and Community Services department to determine whether it is safe for them to leave isolation to go to work.
- Other essential workers arriving into Jersey since Friday 20 March are asked to self-assess whether it is really necessary for them to work on-site or whether they can isolate for 14 days like most travellers (for example, working
Weddings and funerals
Following a review by the Competent Authority Minister on Friday, it was decided that weddings booked from 30 March to 30 June will not be permitted to go ahead, apart from in special circumstances such as where one or both individuals are subject to end of life care, including COVID-19.
Funerals are permitted to take place, although these may only be attended by the immediate family, and social distancing must be observed between people from different households.
|26/03/2020||Update from Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard, Connetable of St Saviour |
Over the course of this week, I was made aware by our recycling Partner "St Helier" that there has been a significant increase of contaminants such as cleaning wipes, tissues, picked up on our recycling collections. This poses a significant a health risk to St Saviours and St Heliers employees and, I therefore regret to inform our parishioners that I have made the decision with St Helier to take effect from the Friday 27 March 2020 to suspend our recycling service until further notice.
I want to assure our Parishioners that the refuse services (black Bags) will still be continuing as normal for now.
I would like to assure my parishioners that I will be working hard to recommence our service as soon as possible safe to do so, and ask for understanding in this difficult time our island is experiencing.
Stay safe, protect your loved ones and be positive.
|25/03/2020||Parish Support Helpline|
Parish Community Group (PCG)
The Connétable and her officers have set up a St Saviour Community Support Group to offer a number of services to help the vulnerable within the parish. We have also encouraged (not essential) the PCG members to register with volunteer.je. Volunteer.je is funded and operated by The Bosdet Foundation for the benefit of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) and the people of Jersey. Volunteer.je main aims are to help charities and other NPOs save on their spending and to help find volunteers to undertake the great work that they do. It provides a free gateway for NPOs to get their needs out there, especially the smaller ones, to effectively be seen in the community.
This Parish initiative was set up on 20 March 2020 has been bolstered in recent days with fresh volunteers and is ready to help with simple errands and shopping for the elderly, alone and isolated without family to assist. The work so far, has been tremendous and credit goes out to our volunteer offering help to our Parishioners.
There is a dedicated team ready to offer help for the vulnerable so if you have constituents who you think need our help, please contact the Parish Hall or the duty Coordinator on 01534-735864 or the direct line 07797737480.
Services on offer:
- Shopping and deliveries
- Medicines (advice must be obtained from the local pharmacies) (GOVJ helpline 445566)
- Medical Products (incontinence pads, dressings) (GOVJ helpline 445566)
- Mental wellbeing (GOVJ helpline 445566)
- Childcare (GOVJ helpline 445566)
- Care for older adults (Jersey Care federation)
- Home Care / Personal Care (GOVJ helpline 445566)
- Call & Check
- Dog walking
- Milk deliveries (inventory available at our Parish Halls)
For more information on the Parish Support Services, please contact our Parish Community group on 01534 735864 and or the direct line on 07797737480.
|25/03/2020||Recycling Services – Contamination level increases |
We are experiencing a significant increase in the volume of household waste as more parishioners work from home and receive more packages delivered directly to home addresses. We ask that parishioners continue to place their waste in appropriate bins for collection on normal days.
We have been informed by our recycling partner "Parish of St Helier" that due to the rising number of parishioners working from home and the high number of packages being delivered, there has been a considerable increase of waste such as used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths which are raising contamination the recyclable items.
*** Please take extra care to not include food waste, tissues and other contaminants with the recyclable waste.***
Thank you and stay safe x x
Sadie Le Sueur- Rennard
|24/03/2020||This week is Recycling Collections|
Following the Government's announcement about stricter measures being bought in to protect the public and the workforce, the Parish of St Saviour has assessed the available workforce in our refuse and Roads service and has decided to prioritise the General Waste, Recycling and Glass collection services across the Parish.
This situation is being constantly monitored and further updates will be provided.
For any changes to your Refuse Services, please visit our please visit our website online or contact your Parish on 01534 735864.
Please ensure your Recycling bags are left out by 7am on your collection date.
|24/03/2020||Driving Theory, Driving Tests & CBT suspended services |
We write to inform you that DVS have advised us that following services have been suspended until 20 April 2020.
The services effected are:
All categories of Driving Tests
All categories of Theory Testing
Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)
Bookings are being reviewed by DVS (rebooked at later times) and full refunds is being offered.
|24/03/2020||Coronavirus (Covid-19) – what we’re doing|
Coronavirus advice and information for Parishioners and businesses
Coronavirus (Covid-19) – what we’re doing
In response to the challenges of Coronavirus, Government’s latest guidance and in the best interests of protecting our parishioners, volunteers, visitors and staff from a coronavirus outbreak, along with a number of workforce shortages to critical areas of our service, we have made the decision to close the Parish Hall Building as of Lunchtime Today (23.03.2020).
Parish Administration (our buildings) & St Saviour Community Support Group Services
- Office buildings will be closed to the public but the office is still operating as normal (08:45-15:45).
- We are accessible by telephone on 735864 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
- Online Services such as Rates, Driving Licenses (apart from provisionals) and electoral can be completed online. Please visit My Parish Online for more information.
- Any other queries may be left in the letterbox which will be dealt with on a daily basis.
- St Saviour Community Support Group & Helpline for the vulnerable on 07797737480 and the Parish Hall on 735864.
- Honorary Police Services – based on medical advice, officer availability has greatly reduced, therefore officer availability may be affected at times, however, Duty Centenier phone is available 24/7. Parish Hall enquiries have been cancelled until further notice.
Committees, public meetings/events & church services
All public meetings and civic engagements have been cancelled until further notice, including Road Committee meeting, Rates Assessors & Honorary Police meetings, Rates surgeries, and other working social groups have also been suspended.
Controlled measures will be put in place for upcoming services, and we are working closely with funeral directors to try as far as possible to enable funerals to continue to take place.
Our church and our lovely Rector Peter Dyson and his team, confirmed; "we have decided that the church remains open and available for individual worship or as a refuge for thought and reflection. We, as a Church want to let our Parishioners know that they are not alone." Peter is very happy to speak with you and give support to any parishioner who wishes to contact him on 736679 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will continue working to minimise disruption to our services, also to work hard to retain as many services as possible in line with Government of Jerseys guidelines. We know that changes to our services are frustrating at any time, but we have to prioritise our services in what is an unprecedented situation.
We’d like to thank Parishioners for their support and understanding. #Stay safe.
Parish of St Saviour
|20/03/2020||All arrivals in Jersey required to self-isolate for 14 days|
With effect from 00:01 on Friday 20 March, the Government of Jersey is introducing new guidance for all travellers arriving in Jersey, wherever they began their journey. This includes the UK, Guernsey, Europe and the rest of the world.
The guidance is that all travellers arriving in Jersey must now self-isolate for 14 days. This is regardless of whether they are displaying flu-like symptoms or not.
- Solo travellers, who live alone, should immediately go into self-isolation
- A family or group travelling together should ALL immediately go into self-isolation
- Where a solo traveller is returning to a shared or family home, ALL members in that home should immediately go into self-isolation
During the self-isolation period of 14 days, anyone who develops flu-like symptoms should call the helpline.
People are advised not to travel to the Island unless they have the ability to self-isolate for a full 14 days in Jersey.
Arriving passengers who are non-symptomatic can, where absolutely necessary, use public transport for the short journey (maximum 1 hour) to travel directly from arrival to their home, whilst observing social distancing advice. They must then follow the self-isolation rules. They can also use their own transport, or travel with an individual collecting them, again subject to observing social distancing advice and cleaning the vehicle after use. Passengers should travel directly to their homes and not visit any shops during the journey.
Transport will be provided for any symptomatic travellers.
The measure does not apply to essential workers coming to Jersey, as they should not affect our overall containment strategy and their presence in Jersey is very important to help us to keep the Island running. If essential workers develop symptoms of coronavirus within 14 days of travel they must self-isolate and self-refer. Any essential worker who has been in contact with any confirmed COVID-19 individual abroad must self-isolate for 14 days. Essential workers are also advised to actively limit the frequency of travel into and out of the Island.
Medical advice has been updated and is constantly under review. This is based on the latest data.
Islanders are advised to only travel off-Island if it is truly essential, such as for medical care, to provide care for vulnerable dependents and for essential business that can’t be undertaken remotely by electronic or other means.
Anyone returning from anywhere abroad with symptoms of coronavirus should immediately self-isolate and self-refer by calling the helpline on +44 (0) 1534 445566.
The line is open every day from 8am to 8pm.
|19/03/2020||Connétables recommend you phone or email your Parish |
Connétables say it is business as usual at Parish Halls but recommend you phone or email your Parish so they can deal with your enquiry. Contact details are on the Parish's home page.
This follows best practice advice and guidance to reduce the spread of the virus. The Parish can post any forms or leaflets you need and there are online
to renew a full driving licence, submit a rates return or to change a name and address.
Parish Hall Enquiries are likely to be deferred but individuals will be notified of the arrangements.
Please read the Comité des Connétables statement here Corona Virus Statement
|17/03/2020||Update from Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard, Connetable of St Saviour |
The Parish of St Saviour is working in close partnership with other Parishes and Government of Jersey to minimise the risk of coronavirus to the public in St Saviour and Island.
The latest Government advice is to stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- a high temperature or fever
- a new or continuous cough
- muscle aches
You need to self-isolate if you've been in contact with someone with a confirmed case of coronavirus in the last 14 days.
For more information on hygiene, health and Travel, please visit the government of Jersey website on https://www.gov.je/health/coronavirus/Pages/index.aspx.
For flyers and poster, please visit the below page. Information is available in a number of languages. https://www.gov.je/Health/Coronavirus/Pages/CoronavirusFlyersAndPosters.aspx
Parish Events and Meetings - Social distancing for over 65s
Due to recent advice around social distancing, we regret to inform you that the Parish of St Saviour has decided to postpone events arising at the Parish Hall for our senior citizens until further notice.
For more information on social distancing, please visit the Government issued factsheet; Social distancing factsheet PDF.
The Constable of St Saviour and her team are working on plans to support members of the community in our parish by continuing to offer: -
- Volunteer support group to assist the vulnerable in the Parish Community;
- Parish administration Services;
- Refuse and Recycling Services;
- Supporting government and our community in their response to COVID-19.
The Parish Hall of St Saviour will remain open until such further notice; however, we would encourage parishioners to contact the Parish Hall on 735864.
If you are able to volunteer or know someone who is vulnerable and may need assistance.
Government of Jersey Helpline
If you think you may have the virus, call the helpline on +44 (0) 1534 445566.
|28/02/2020||A vacancy has arisen in the Parish of St. Saviour for a Deputy Registrar|
A vacancy has arisen in the Parish of St. Saviour for a Deputy Registrar to support the Parish Registrar and provide cover during absence, holidays etc. This is a voluntary role and is not salaried.
Applicants must have 5 years residency in the island, live in St. Saviour and must have the ability to speak and understand English. The role carries great responsibility and liability. Attention to detail and keyboard skills are necessary.
The successful applicant will be required to be approved by a Parish Assembly before taking the Oath of Office in the Royal Court for a term of 5 years; the appointment may be renewed at the end of that term.
Please apply in writing to Marco Vieira or by email to email@example.com. Closing date Friday 20 March 2020.
The latest health information & advice on Coronavirus(COVID-19, please visit the Goverment of Jersey website on:-
Update: 12:10 PM, Monday 16 March 2020
Social distancing advice for over 65s
Social distancing means limiting unnecessary contact with people outside of your household unless absolutely essential
We are currently recommending this to over 65s who are not essential for the running of the Island's services should they wish to continue carrying out their roles.
For those 65 year olds who do chose to adhere to social distancing, when not in the home, they should keep to a distance of 1 metre (3 feet) from others. Therefore, may need to avoid large public gatherings where this is not possible.
If you work, or are not at home, you should avoid using public transport during peak hours unless essential.
If Parishoners are concerned they may
have symptoms of Coronavirus, they should contact the local helpline on 01534 445566 – the line is open from 08:30 am to 11 pm daily and if it is busy, you can leave a message and your call will be returned.
|21/02/2020||Are you interested in joining the Honorary Police?|
Want to make a difference?
Join the team and help to serve the community, learn new skills and be part of the community of Honorary Police Officers.
To find out more information call 767555 or visiit https://yourparishneedsyou.je/
|31/01/2020||Deadline for submitting Returns is approaching|
Annual Returns for Rates
Please note that the Parish Rates Annual Returns have now been sent to land and property owners in the Parish. Please ensure that your returns are completed and submitted either online or manually to the Parish Hall within the permitted timescales.
If you have any questions regarding the completion of your Annual Return please call the Parish Hall on 735864.
|06/01/2020||Licences are due for renewal |
Parishioners with dogs are reminded that they have until the 31st January to purchase their dog licences at £5 per dog. Late applications (received after 31 January) will incur a fee of £10 per dog. The fee will increase to £10 from 1 March 2020.
Licences may be bought at any time during the Parish Hall's normal opening hours, which are 8:45am to 3:45pm Monday to Friday.
Here is the link to the Dog Licence Application Form: http://www.parish.gov.je/Pages/Licences.aspx#dog
|15/10/2019||Complete the Survey online|
In July 2019 it was agreed that a new Sustainable Transport Strategy was needed by the end of the year. Work is currently underway on this.
The Government of Jersey would like your views on the big issues around transport in Jersey and what you'd like to see change over the next 10 years. Your views will be fed into the development of the new Sustainable Transport Strategy. They will also help identify priority areas for further work and public engagement in 2020.
To complete the survey please follow this link
|23/09/2019||Vehicle to be disposed of if not claimed|
PARISH OF ST. SAVIOUR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the under mentioned vehicle is in the possession of the Parish and, unless it is claimed by Monday 23 September 2019, arrangements will be made for its disposal in accordance with the terms of the Road Traffic (Removal of Vehicles) (Jersey) Order, 1963.
|Red Hyundai Accent Coupe I||J34894|
|Sadie Le Sueur - Rennard||Parish Hall|
|Connétable ||St. Saviour|
|13 September 2019|| |
|17/09/2019||Online services unavailable|
Website and web services downtime.
Due to planned maintenance work, all States, Government and Parishes websites will experience periods of downtime on Tuesday 17 September, from 10pm to 3am.
There will also be maintenance work to web services on Thursday 19 September, from 10pm to 3am. This will also cause periods of downtime.
Parish services, including online rates payments and driving licence applications, will not be available during this time.
|09/09/2019||The dates are now set for the June and September Branchages|
|22/08/2019||Parishes working together|
Following the vote at the recent Parish Assembly in which kerbside recycling was approved, St Saviour's are happy to be working alongside St Helier in recycling the Parishes waste.
|10/07/2019||Living costs and household income survey|
Statistics Jersey would like to inform The Parish of St Saviour and its residents that Statistics Jersey interviewers could be calling on households throughout the Island for the next 12 months.
Please see link below for more information
|03/06/2019||Please like and share|
|17/05/2019||How to identify & report Asian Hornets|
|17/05/2019||Road resurfacing has commenced on the above road.|
Growth, Housing and Environment have commenced their resurfacing programme for Grande Route de St Martin. They will be holding drop in sessions to meet the team and find out more at Morrisons, Five Oaks on 23rd May at 9am-12pm & 5.30pm & 8.30pm. Please click on this link for more detailed information Grande Route de St Martin.pdf
|17/05/2019||The 2019 Parish Rate List will shortly be available for inspection.|
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Rates List of the above Parish may be inspected at the Parish Hall from Tuesday 28 May to Friday 14 June 2019, (Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays excluded), from 9.15 am to 3.15 pm.
Members of the Assessment Committee will be in attendance at the Parish Hall to answer any questions relating to assessments on Thursday 6 June from 7.30pm to 9.00pm and Friday 7 June from 2.30pm to 4.00pm.
An application may be made to the Assessment Committee for a Review of the proposed rateable value of any area of land shown on the Rates List. An Application for Review-
1. Should be made on the approved form (available from the Parish Hall or on www.parish.gov.je)
2. Must state the name of other land in the Island with similar attributes where there is significant difference (10% of the proposed rateable value of the land in question or 500 rateable quarters, whichever is the greater), and
3. If requesting a Review of the assessment of Domestic/Non Domestic must provide details of the current use of the property, and
4. Must be made on or before Friday 14 June to the Assessment Committee at the Parish Hall, St. Saviour, JE2 7LF.
An appeal against a draft assessment may only be made after a Review has been undertaken.
Notice is also given that, in accordance with Article 11 of the Rates (Jersey) Law 2005, once the Rates List has been approved by the Supervisory Committee it becomes the Rate List of the Parish for that rateable year.
|26/04/2019||Could you be a relative?|
Reverend Peter Dyson, the Rector of St Saviour, with the help of local historians, has discovered 100 graves of Waterloo and Peninsular War Veterans in St Saviour's Church Cemetery. This is thought to be the largest number of veterans graves in one place in the UK. A memorial service unveiling a plaque in remembrance of these men will take place in late 2020. Reverend Dyson would like to invite relations of these veterans. Below is an attachment with a list of those men discovered. If you are a relation, Reverend Dyson would love to hear from you. He can be contacted on 01534 736679 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Waterloo and Peninsular war names.xls
|17/04/2019||Please see below for holiday arrangements.|
Monday 6th May, Thursday 9th May and Monday 27th May, refuse will be collected as normal. Glass due to be collected Monday 6th May will instead be collected a week later on Monday 13th May. Please be aware the times of collection on these days may differ to your usual time.
|12/04/2019||Please click on the link below |
|15/03/2019||Click on the link below to find your refuse & glass collection day|
If you would like to know which day refuse and glass is collected in your area, please click on this link PDF Website rounds.pdf Control F on the document and type in your road for an easy search. PLEASE NOTE THAT MONTHLY GLASS IS COLLECTED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF EACH MONTH. If your have any queries regarding refuse or glass collections please call the Parish Depot on 730760 and leave a message.
|13/12/2018||Growth, Housing & Infrastructure have a new recycling database|
www.gov.je/recycling Customers can search to find out what to do with unwanted household items and waste.
The Recycling Finder database can be found at
The Recycling Finder provides the following information:
- Advises if the item may be suitable for recycling
- Provides recycling / disposal advice
- Lists the facilities where the item can be taken
- Explains if the item may be suitable for reuse
|05/10/2018||Please note these important changes to your glass collections|
Please ensure you only recycle glass in your glass bin. Items such as lids, corks, caps and metal rings and neck cuffs must be removed from bottles and jars. You can leave paper labels but any metalic items must be removed. Failure to do so may result in your glass bin not being collected. Please contact the Parish Hall on 735864 if you are unsure of any items.
|23/02/2018||Would you like to help in your community?|