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Pop-up shop helps Home-Start reach funding targets

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Generous donations of clothes and accessories helped family support charity Home-Start raise vital funds during their week in the OSA Pop-Up Shop. After asking the public for any donations that they could sell during the week, the charity received an influx of items including a selection of dresses from local store Miss Nob, helping the […]

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Guernsey’s first motorcycle community first responder qualifies at St John

Guernsey’s first motorcycle community first responder qualifies at St John

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Martin Proudlove-Gainshas qualified as Guernsey’s first motorcycle volunteer community first responder with The St John Ambulance and Rescue Service. The 12 week “First Person OnScene” (FPOS) training course, which Mr Proudlove-Gains completed in March, qualifies him to be a first responder to emergency incidents. His role includes making initial assessments of immediately life threatening emergency […]

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£19,450 awarded to charities working with elderly people

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first round of the Pargiter Trust Grants has seen more than £19,000 awarded to Bailiwick charities working with elderly people. Five recipients were awarded grants: Milly’s Foundation, Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association, Carers Coming Together, EldadElim Church and the Guernsey Arts Commission. The Guernsey Community Foundation has been working with the Pargiter Trust, a […]

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Sure Community Foundation buys cuddle swing for Le Murier School

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHILDREN at Le Murier School will get a cuddle swing thanks to a donation from the Sure Community Foundation. The school is investing in a range of sensory of equipment for its pupils, who have special educational needs. It is hoped that the swing, which costs just over £400, will be relaxing and calming for […]

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Ride For Life on the MUG Dominion Bike Ride – 5th October 2014

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get on your bike this October and help raise money for MUG – Guernsey’s male cancer charity. The second MUG Dominion Bike Ride takes place on 5th October 2014. 95 per cent of the route is off-road and will take riders along 12 miles of beautiful coastal paths. It will take around two hours to […]

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10 new volunteers join the GSPCA team

10 new volunteers join the GSPCA team

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night we held our sixth Volunteer Evening and 8th group Induction at the GSPCA of 2014. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager was on hand to greet and talk to the 10 new volunteers about the work of the Shelter and induct the keen new volunteers about the procedures and protocols at the Animal Shelter. Some […]

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Guernsey cyclists take on the Deloitte Ride Across Britain

Guernsey cyclists take on the Deloitte Ride Across Britain

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seventeen cyclists from Guernsey are making their final preparations before tackling one of the UK’s toughest long-distance cycling challenges – the Deloitte Ride Across Britain. The nine-day, 969-mile event will see the cyclists pedal from Land’s End to John O’Groats – the cycling equivalent of nine marathons back-to-back – and in the process they hope […]

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Win £2000 with Simply Supplements!

Win £2000 with Simply Supplements!

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Win £2000 with Simply Supplements! Shop with Simply Supplements and automatically be entered into a cash prize draw Guernsey, 1 September 2014 — Simply Supplements are pleased to announce that customers will stand a chance to win £2000 in a cash prize draw! By placing an order with Simply Supplements from 29th August to 30th […]

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Thank you to the fantastic staff from KPMG

Thank you to the fantastic staff from KPMG

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yesterday the GSPCA were lucky enough to have help from KPMG staff for the third year in a row. The team of 7 staff from KPMG arrived at 9am where after a short induction were set to work painting the stable on site as well as many of the tortoise and rabbit runs, fences and even doing a little […]

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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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