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Made in Chelsea came to Guernsey, courtesy of Condor

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, as well as Gurkhas, were brought to the island by Condor Ferries as part of the Liberation celebrations.  A full week of activities saw the Chelsea Pensioners visiting various groups, including the Guernsey Freemasons, the Ex-Service Men’s Club and the Guernsey Sporting Club (the three main sponsors of the Pensioners), […]

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Tri it for MUG

Tri it for MUG

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Guernsey guys are being urged to Try-A-Tri for Male Uprising Guernsey. 125 ladies completed their first triathlon in October 2015. The triathlon novices embraced the spirit of the event and swam, cycled and ran under the guidance of Get Fit Guernsey, and the organisers are now challenging men to have a go. ‘Now it’s the […]

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Guernsey student takes second place in fitness trainer competition

Guernsey student takes second place in fitness trainer competition

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey College of Further Education sports student Adam Pace has taken second place out of 60 entries in the regional heat of the WorldSkills UK Fitness Trainer Competition (gym instructor category). 60 students entered the South East Regional heat, submitting written fitness plans and taking an online examination. Adam, a Level 2 BTEC Sports Diploma […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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Condor ‘Design A Mascot’ winner’s Olly the Octopus debuts on board Condor

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Olly the Octopus, the winning design from last year’s Condor Ferries Design a Mascot competition, has been made into a soft toy which is now available on board in Condor’s duty free shops. Caroline Carter, age 12, won the pan-Channel Islands competition which was run through both the Guernsey Press and the Jersey Evening Post […]

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IT’S TIME FOR GUERNSEY’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GO QUACKERS

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Big yellow ducks are back on the business agenda as this year’s Harbour Carnival looks to Guernsey’s companies to purchase and enter their very own duck into the event’s Corporate Duck Race.   Sponsored for the ninth year by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on Friday 22 July, with 50% […]

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Guernsey Electricity sponsored team to take part in international robotics competition.

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Guernsey Electricity sponsored team is set to take part in an international robotics competition this weekend.   The competition, which is run by the University of Southampton and charity Student Robotics, will see a team of two Ladies’ College students pit their robot against teams from all over Britain as well as France and […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Simon Johns and James Coquelin’s Row24 challenge has exceeded its initial fundraising target by raising £8,824.21 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation and The Ivy Trust. The dynamic duo recently broke the world indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years lightweight category on the concept-2 rowing machine by taking turns to row 20-minute sessions […]

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Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Dandelion Project, a local non-profit organisation, has launched a unique website to help locals make an informed decision about who to vote for in the upcoming General Election.  Candidates have been given the opportunity to answer six carefully chosen questions during a five minute long Youtube video. These videos have been uploaded to manifesto.gg […]

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