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COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Generali Worldwide has continued its support of the Guernsey Sports Commission’s work on the Island by pledging more funds to the charity. A donation of £90,000 has been made to the Commission and the funds will be used over a three-year period to benefit coaching and community sport participation at all levels. Generali Worldwide has […]

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LIHOU ISLAND TRUST SET TO BENEFIT FROM THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lihou Charitable Trust will be this year’s main beneficiary of the Harbour Carnival and it will be a double anniversary celebration. The organisers, the Guernsey Round Table, will be celebrating its 65th anniversary in Guernsey and Lihou Charitable Trust will celebrate 10 years since its formation.   Sponsored for the eighth year by RBC Wealth […]

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GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM RBC

GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM RBC

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM RBC   19 February 2015 –Twelve months of fundraising has seen staff at RBC Wealth Management raise over £14,000 which has been donated to the Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association, their chosen Charity of the Year.   Throughout last year, staff took part in a range of activities, including raffles, bake […]

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GUERNSEY TENNIS COACHES PUT CONFERENCE LEARNINGS INTO PRACTICE

GUERNSEY TENNIS COACHES PUT CONFERENCE LEARNINGS INTO PRACTICE

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four local tennis coaches have been putting the knowledge they gained from a recent tennis coaching conference into practice. The trip to the British Tennis Association Coaches Conference was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor. Rob West, Gareth Coombes, Jo Robinson and Richard Smeed from the […]

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Guernsey Football Association launches film about pitchside communication

Guernsey Football Association launches film about pitchside communication

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Football Association has made a film to show coaches, parents and other adults that excessive or negative pitchside communication has no positive impact for the children playing football. Steve Sharman, GFA Director of Youth Development, organised the film, which was sponsored by Deloitte. Steve demonstrates, via a simple exercise using a jigsaw puzzle, […]

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BOWMEN OF GUERNSEY BENEFIT FROM GENERALI WORLDWIDE BURSARY

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowmen of Guernsey have invested in new beginner bows and refurbished existing equipment, helping them to continue to run courses for archery novices. The purchase was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor.   The club has already made use of the new equipment in their […]

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Investec event funds staffing at young people’s support service

Investec event funds staffing at young people’s support service

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

AN ABBA and 70s tribute evening, sponsored by Investec Private Banking, raised enough money to cover the cost of employing a project worker at a young people’s support service for 10 months. The themed evening, featuring ABBA Sensation – one of the UK’s leading ABBA tribute bands – raised  £19,500 for the charity Young People […]

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Partial ownership mortgages getting local people into their own home

Partial ownership mortgages getting local people into their own home

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International’s partnership with the Guernsey Housing Association (GHA) has seen the first Islanders moving into their new homes in plenty of time for Christmas. The GHA scheme provides partial ownership for local people whose needs can’t be met in the general housing market. Learning disability nurse, Joanne Penney is one of the first to […]

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Home-Start Guernsey Receives Volunteer Training Donation

Home-Start Guernsey Receives Volunteer Training Donation

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A £1,000 donation from RBC Wealth Management has given the charity Home-Start Guernsey the much-needed funding to train more volunteers to help local families.   Established in 2009, Home-Start Guernsey pairs volunteer parents with families struggling with stressful situations. The volunteers work with families by encouraging parents’ strength and wellbeing for the benefit of their […]

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Rihoy & Son gives Tumaini Fund sixth container in time for 2015 World AIDS Day

Rihoy & Son gives Tumaini Fund sixth container in time for 2015 World AIDS Day

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey construction firm Rihoy & Son has donated another container to the Tumaini Fund, a charity that seeks to alleviate the terrible suffering of AIDS widows and orphans in Kagera, the most north-westerly province of Tanzania. The container will be filled with medical equipment, educational resources, reconditioned computers, hand-knitted items, books, clothes and other essential items and […]

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