Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Exposure exhibition

Exposure exhibition

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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. […]

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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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Crystal Serenity Voluntourists thoroughly enjoy their day at the GSPCA

Crystal Serenity Voluntourists thoroughly enjoy their day at the GSPCA

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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Chairman appointed for new Financial Services Ombudsman service

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Old hand Creasey returns with win

Old hand Creasey returns with win

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ex-hurricane Bertha and the forecast of high winds and heavy rain failed to stop Guernsey Triathlon Club’s Pembroke Olympic Distance Triathlon and Spint Triathlon from taking place last Sunday. The event, sponsored by the Ana Leaf Foundation, saw Ben Creasey take the spoils after a two-season hiatus. The strong windstayed firmly in the south leaving […]

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

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Lloyds Staff helping the GSPCA at the Shelter & West Show

Lloyds Staff helping the GSPCA at the Shelter & West Show

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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