What is Jersey known for?

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, West's Cinema. The large Art Deco Forum Cinema was opened in 1935 – during the German occupation this was used for German propaganda films. The Odeon Cinema was opened 2 June 1952 and, was later rebranded in the early 21st century as the Forum cinema. Its owners, however, struggled to meet tough competition from the Cineworld Cinemas group, which opened a 10 screen multiplex on the waterfront centre in St. Helier on reclaimed land in December 2002 and the Odeon closed its doors in late 2008


Business & Economy Other sectors include construction, retail, agriculture, tourism and order fulfillment, such as internet based selling. Jersey Gross Value Added (GVA) and Gross National Income (GNI) 2007 In recent years (2008) Jersey’s Gross National Income per capita has been amongst the highest in the world. ref name "JED 2008

independent part

refer to the entire state, including the ''de facto'' independent part Northern Cyprus which is not recognized as a sovereign nation by the vast majority of sovereign nations, nor the UN. French is an official language in both Jersey and Guernsey. Both use French to some degree, mostly in an administrative or ceremonial capacity. Jersey Legal French

of the United Kingdom. Other Channel Islands legislated by the Bailiwick of Guernsey include Alderney and Sark.

work providing

on official websites as holding these posts under Taft. Lefevre did work as a broker on Wall Street and was the financial writer for the New York Sun newspaper. He later returned to his home in Vermont where he resumed his literary work, providing short stories for magazines such as ''The Saturday Evening Post'' and writing novels. The '''Dodo Club''' is the children's wing of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust based

century based

College in 1563 he was appointed as its first schoolmaster. Later history The livre had also been used as the legal currency of the Channel Islands. The Jersey livre remained legal currency in Jersey until 1834 when dwindling supplies of no-longer minted coins obliged the adoption of the pound (Jersey pound) as legal tender. History The business has been established since the mid-18th century based on apple trees introduced from Jersey initially for the use

special local

,, retrieved 2011-08-08 The complex houses a main studio for ''Channel Report'', ''Report Sport'' & special local programmes and a smaller continuity studio used for ''Puffin's Pla(i)ce''. thumb right 220px Logo used from 2001-2005. (Image:Channel Heart of the Islands 2001.JPG) Channel Television's first on screen logo featured six hexagons, laid out five below linked together with one on top with a stylised cat's head inside it. The five hexagons below represent the five main channel islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm, and the ident is animated so that each hexagon appears in turn accompanied by one note of the jingle, along with the name. This ident lasted until colour came to the region in the mid 1970s, with only one slight variation in the positioning of the channel name.

running free

and recording Following the conclusion of their highly successful World Piece Tour in December 1983, during which the group headlined large venues and arenas in the US for the first time in their career,

page 116 accessdate 2012-01-13 isbn 0-946391-84-X the band took three weeks off in January 1984 before regrouping in Jersey.

natural talent

a record six times and also won the U.S. Open (U.S. Open (golf)). Biography Vardon was born in Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands. As a child growing up on the island of Jersey, he did not play much golf, but showed natural talent for the sport as a young caddie. Harry and his brother Tom, younger by two years and also interested in golf, were very close. Their golf development was held back by poor family circumstances; and their father was not supportive of his sons' golf interest. Tom actually made the move to England first to pursue a golf career. Harry followed Tom to England in the spring of 1890, taking a job as greenkeeper for a club in Yorkshire. Harry was the better player of the two brothers. By his early 20s, Harry developed a demanding practice program, the most ambitious seen to that time. Harry was the first professional golfer to play in Knickerbockers (Knickerbockers (clothing)) -- discarding the "proper" dress of an Englishman in an uncomfortable shirt and tie with a buttoned jacket.

high athletic

, which it last hosted in 1997 (1997 Island Games) and will next host in 2015 (2015 Island Games). In sporting events in which Jersey does not have international representation, when the British Home Nations are competing separately, islanders that do have high athletic skill may choose to compete for any

single record

interest in geology and natural history appears to have begun. : Southern Migrant Hawker was known from just a single record, in Kent in 1952, although an ''Aeshna'' seen in 1992 on the outskirts of Bristol may have been this species (Holmes 1993


thumb Arriving at Jersey from France (File:Jersey - Arriving at the port.jpg)

'''Jersey''' ( Jersey was part of the Duchy of Normandy, whose dukes went on to become kings of England from 1066. After Normandy was lost by the kings of England in the thirteenth century, and the ducal title surrendered to France, Jersey and the other Channel Islands remained attached to the English crown.

Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy (Parliamentary system) under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial (Economy of Jersey), legal (Law of Jersey) and judicial (Courts of Jersey) systems,

The island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands. Although the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey are often referred to collectively as the Channel Islands, the "Channel Islands" are not a constitutional or political unit. Jersey has a separate relationship to the British Crown (The Crown) from the other Crown dependencies of Guernsey and the Isle of Man. last House of Commons Justice Committee title Crown dependencies publisher The Stationery Office Ltd volume 8th Report of Session 2009–10 edition HC 56-1 url http: pa cm200910 cmselect cmjust 56 5602.htm isbn 978-0-215-55334-8 jfm It is not part of the United Kingdom,

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