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JTC Group opens an office in New York

JTC Group opens an office in New York

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the USA, adding New York City to its well-established presence in Miami. The New York office will operate as part of JTC Group Americas, headed up by ManagingDirector of the North American region Emilio Miguel, and will serve as a hub for JTC’s growing network of […]

White Rock Brewery appoints Technical Brewer

White Rock Brewery appoints Technical Brewer

White Rock Brewery strengthens its team with the appointment of Matthew Lane as Technical Brewer. The appointment comes as a result of the requirement to triple production in order to meet demand for the company’s craft beers, ‘Wonky Donkey’, ‘Lost Tourist’ and most recently, ‘Pushang’ which is being brewed in support of the Eleanor Foundation. […]

RBC SETS GOLD STANDARD IN RENOVATION

RBC SETS GOLD STANDARD IN RENOVATION

RBC Wealth Management has received the first Gold SKA certificate to be awarded in the Channel Islands for its efforts to reduce the environmental impact of refurbishments at the Canada Court office in St Peter Port. Operated by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the SKA rating is an environmental assessment tool to help developers […]

Collas Crill advises Channel Island Property Fund Limited on £41.7 million placing and property acquisitions

Collas Crill has advised the Channel Islands Property Fund Limited on a placing of a further 41,775,000 shares, valued at £1 each, on to the official list of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange. The proceeds of the placing were used in the acquisition of two prestigious commercial properties in the Channel Islands; 40 Esplanade in […]

Appointments

LIQUID APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LIQUID has appointed a new non-executive director with more than 30 years’ industry experience. The communications consultancy, which has offices in Birmingham, Jersey and Guernsey, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The appointment of Adrian Wheeler to the role of non-executive director is part of the company’s plan for further expansion. ‘Liquid has managed […]

Chairman appointed for new Financial Services Ombudsman service

The chairman of a new ombudsman for financial services in the Channel Islands has been appointed. Jersey’s Minister for Economic Development and Guernsey’s Department of Commerce and Employment announced today that David Thomas has been jointly appointed as the first Chairman of the Office of the Financial Services Ombudsman. This new body will handle complaints […]

Mourant Ozannes appoints global Head of Business Development and Marketing

Mourant Ozannes appoints global Head of Business Development and Marketing

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes, has recruited David Byrne as global Head of Business Development & Marketing. David brings a wealth of experience of the legal and financial services sectors gained in senior, international roles at Clifford Chance and Linklaters, two of the world’s leading law firms, and at Barclays Bank Plc. At Clifford Chance, he […]

Harriet Black shortlisted for Outstanding Young Communicator

Harriet Black shortlisted for Outstanding Young Communicator

Orchard PR’s Harriet Black has been shortlisted for outstanding young communicator for 2014 in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards South of England and Channel Islands’ region. The PRide Awards recognise and reward the inspirational work of leading public relations teams and consultancies in nine UK regions and nations. The Outstanding Young Communicator […]

Events

Guernsey Mind fun run raises awareness for mental health

Guernsey runners will be hitting the road this Monday bank holiday for Guernsey Mind’s first 10km fund-raising run. Sponsored by local actuarial firm, BWCI, and the Guernsey Athletics Club the fun run is the start of a public awareness campaign on mental health. Guernsey Mind chairman, John Curran, said the partnership between charity, business and […]

GIG IN THE GARDEN – LAST GAC EVENT OF THE SUMMER!

Join us on Thursday 28th August, 5:30-7:30pm for a free evening of dance, music and creativity at Candie Gardens. The evening is a partnership between B Creative and the Guernsey Arts Commission. It will begin with music performed by The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers at 5:45pm, a chance to get arty and creative in a […]

Home-Start accessory shop pops-up in town

LOCAL family support charity Home-Start is asking the public for donations of clothing accessories in advance of them taking over the OSA pop-up shop for the first week of September. The charity will be taking over the shop, based at the top of Smith Street, from the 1st – 6th of September where they will […]

Exposure exhibition

Exposure exhibition

A new exhibition called Exposure, by Kaya Ozard and Pierre Ehmann will be showing at the greenhouse  at the Guernsey Information Centre from Wednesday 27th August till Sunday 31st.   The exhibition is a series of collaborative pieces based on how everyday objects can be appropriated, manipulated, and assembled to create an explosive and emotive space. […]

Editor's Choice

Collas Crill Trust are Trust Company of the Year finalists in STEP Private Client Awards 2014

Collas Crill Trust has been named as a finalist in the STEP Private Client Awards 2014. The Guernsey based team has been shortlisted in the Trust Company of the Year category. Business Development Manager Heath Martorella said: “We are delighted to be named as a finalist by the leading professional institute for trustees. This is […]

Guernsey Electricity supports unveiling of Victor Hugo statue

Guernsey Electricity supports unveiling of Victor Hugo statue

On Sunday 6 July Guernsey Electricity is supporting the celebration of the centenary of the Victor Hugo statue. The statue has undergone extensive renovation this year, including restoring gilt lettering as originally applied. There will be a delegation of guests from France including descendants of Victor Hugo’s family and the Conseil Générale of La Manche. […]

Island-wide survey aims to identify skills gaps and shortages

Island-wide survey aims to identify skills gaps and shortages

AN ISLAND-WIDE telephone survey aimed at identifying the mismatch between the skills that employees have and those that are needed, now and in the future, starts next week. Skills Guernsey, a public private partnership tasked with developing and implementing a skills strategy for the island, is carrying out the analysis to understand in detail the […]

Alan Turing honoured by C5 Alliance

Alan Turing honoured by C5 Alliance

C5 Alliance, Guernsey, hosted a ceremony on 25 June to officially rename its headquarters. The former Itex House is now known as Turing House. The new name was chosen in honour and recognition of Alan Turing – the individual cited as the father of modern computer science – whose code breaking skills helped crack the […]

Community News

Crystal Serenity Voluntourists thoroughly enjoy their day at the GSPCA

Crystal Serenity Voluntourists thoroughly enjoy their day at the GSPCA

Today at the GSPCA we welcomed our second group of Voluntourists. 6 holiday makers from the Crystal Serenity spent much of today learning about and helping animals in Guernsey. This was the second group of its kind at the Shelter and for the second time after their morning at the GSPCA they left smiling having […]

Lloyds Staff helping the GSPCA at the Shelter & West Show

Lloyds Staff helping the GSPCA at the Shelter & West Show

Yesterday at the GSPCA we welcomed a group of 7 Lloyds Banking Group staff at the Shelter and our stall at the West Show. Colin Penney, Jamie Le Poidevin, Karl Pedersen, Sopie Exall, Justin Walker and Graham Laine arrived just before 9am and after a short induction were set to work.  3 of the Lloyds […]

Collas Crill announces Rugby Festival charities

The Collas Crill Rugby Festival in September will benefit two Guernsey charities: Wooden Spoon and Mind Guernsey. The law firm has announced that the two local charities will receive money raised at both the Richard Ogier Memorial Dinner on Friday 5 September and the Wasps Legends v Guernsey Siam Invitational match on Saturday 6 September. […]

CICRA asks Islanders their views on primary healthcare

The Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA) is seeking views from patients on the quality, cost, accessibility and value for money of primary healthcare in Guernsey. The results of the Island Analysis survey will form part of the Primary Healthcare Market Review (PHMR) currently being conducted by CICRA. The survey was launched online last […]

Charity News

Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

GUERNSEY’S top young golfers are getting behind Male Uprising Guernsey with a special fundraising activity. A sponsored golf marathon will see members of the 22-man Guernsey Golf Development Squad, sponsored by ABN AMRO, play as many holes as possible in one day. The players, who will be wearing MUG branded kit provided by the male […]

Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

A TEAM from Garenne Group which took part in the London to Brighton bike ride has beaten its fundraising target of £10,000. The 20-strong team took part in the 54-mile long bike ride which is said to be Europe’s biggest fundraising cycle ride and attracted 28,000 riders. The Garenne team aimed to raise £5,000 for […]

Sign up for this year’s ultimate summer action!

This Summer, Tri-Ultimate Guernsey is back! – Only bigger and better. On Sunday 7th September islanders will be digging out their swimming goggles, pumping up their tyres and dusting off their trainers for an action packed day of summer fun in order to raise funds for local charity Hope for a Child. Competitors will be […]

Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

Local architectural design practice PF+A, in association with Home Start Guernsey, is calling all golfers to take part in a charity “Drive to St Andrews” challenge. The charity golf drive will be held on Sunday 24August and is challenging teams of golfers to hit a combined distance of 1,000km (621 miles) – the equivalent distance […]

Other News

Guernsey Triathlon squad named for NatWest Island Games 2015

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Triathlon, supported by the Ana Leaf Foundation,is pleased to announce the naming of the triathlon squad representing the island in the 2015 NatWest Island Games in Jersey. The squad has been chosen and named at an early stage having held both qualification races relatively early in the season.  This will now ensure the squad […]

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Static bike ride raises money for local charities

Static bike ride raises money for local charities

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyclists about to embark on the mammoth task of riding the equivalent distance between Guernsey and Gatwick had a boost to the charity coffers when they held a static bike ride at Admiral Park Waitrose on Saturday. They raised more than £300 for the two local charities destined to get the proceeds of the big […]

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Bringing together amateur musicians in Guernsey

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Making Music are hosting a free Information and Advice event for anyone connected with voluntary music making in Guernsey, on Sunday 14 September, 11.30 – 16.45 at the Roseville Community Centre in St Peter Port. The event will provide an opportunity for amateur musicians from across the island to come together, talk about and ask […]

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GSPCA – MT Blanc

GSPCA – MT Blanc

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are over joyed to announce that Andy Alford, Guy Rogers and Ben Byrom from Guernsey plus a friend for London, Rich Harland, have completed their challenge climbing Mt Blanc. Andrew Alford said “Just wanted to write a quick thank you to everyone that’s sponsored us on the climb and to say we’re back.” “After […]

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