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Islands partner with Floral Guernsey and Guernsey Prison for La Vallette Challenge

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

New cast iron and timber benches for the bathing pools and historic promenade have been installed at La Vallette following the completion of a community project between Guernsey Prison, Floral Guernsey and sponsors Islands Insurance.   The eleven benches, whose artwork has been designed by metalsmith Elaine Green, were assembled, painted and finished by a […]

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Open Castle Swim Back With a Splash

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two young islanders will benefit from the return of the Guernsey Swimming Club’s Open Castle Swim on Sunday 28th August. Proceeds from this year’s swimming event will go towards the medical treatment needed for Anthony McMahon and Jonah Gillingham. 10-year-old Anthony McMahon requires a second operation as part of his reconstructive leg surgery and 17-year-old […]

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PPBF to benefit from Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc challenge

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Experienced ultrarunner Gareth Corbett will be taking part in what is considered to be the world’s most extreme ultramarathon on 26 August to raise money for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation. Those running the annual Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc will leave Chamonix to cover 100 miles of mountainous terrain through France, Italy and Switzerland. Runners have […]

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The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s Strongest competition is back for its third year to find the island’s strongest man and woman on 4th September.   The event is organised and sponsored by MADMAX Race Team, and is open to everyone with a wide range of strength abilities. Weight categories will once again be divided into lightweight middleweight and open as […]

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MUG Bermuda Shorts Week – support the shorts!

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

MALE Uprising Guernsey (MUG) is asking office workers to swap their suits for the traditional Bermuda summertime wear of shorts and long socks. The charity hopes that businesses will allow their workforce to support the cause and don shorts for the week commencing 15th August. Gavin Ferguson, MUG council member, said: ‘It’s an easy idea that everyone […]

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Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

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International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

With just under two months to go, 85% of runners currently signed up to take part in this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon are from overseas. The international profile of the marathon has grown since its return eight years ago with an increasing number of runners from around the world taking part, making […]

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Sure opens doors to new interactive store

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sure has opened the doors to its new-look store on the High Street designed to offer Guernsey customers a new, revolutionary shopping experience. The store features digital interactive browsing, where customers can use large touchscreens to choose the phone and plans they want, as well as new self-serve top-up and bill payment kiosks. The technology […]

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FAMILY FUN DAY RETURN

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Around 700 islanders of all ages enjoyed trying out over 15 different sports at the Family Fun Day that was recently held at the KGV.  Organised by the Guernsey Sports Commission and Generali Worldwide, the event was hailed as a success by everyone involved. “Everybody seemed to be having fun, which was the whole idea […]

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Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA), working in conjunction with Accessible Alderney – a long-term member of the GDA – will be visiting the island on 14 and 15 July to meet with interested parties, groups, businesses and associations to discuss a number of disability-orientated topics. Representatives from GDA, Wigwam, Access for All and the States of […]

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