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THE RACE IS ON TO GET YOUR MINI DUCKS

THE RACE IS ON TO GET YOUR MINI DUCKS

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of mini ducks will once again be on sale in town during the run up to this year’s Harbour Carnival, which takes place this year on Friday 22 July.  Organisers of the annual fund-raising event, the Guernsey Round Table, will be selling ducks outside Next in The Pollet on the four Saturdays leading up […]

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Pilot Cutters Week returns for its 10th Anniversary!

Pilot Cutters Week returns for its 10th Anniversary!

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ever-popular pilot cutter ships have returned to Guernsey’s waters this week for the 10th consecutive year thanks to the ongoing success of the Bristol Cutters Week. Local children will be given the opportunity to experience the thrill of sailing, enjoy some rich maritime history and learn new skills. A trio of replica pilot cutters […]

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RBC AWARDS ITS FIRST TEN GREEN GRANTS

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After launching the RBC Green Grants Fund earlier this year, RBC Wealth Management has awarded 10 local environmental good causes £500 each, to help with specific ecological projects across the Channel Islands.  RBC took the decision to set up the RBC Green Grants, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support […]

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Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the second year, local primary schools have been invited to take part in an island-wide The 24 Game competition. The 24 Game is a maths game designed to improve children’s mental arithmetic skills. The game, which originated in the USA and which is now played extensively across the UK, uses a deck of cards, […]

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Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

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ROYAL BANK OF CANADA DONATES RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW GARDEN TO LOCAL CHARITY

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA DONATES RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW GARDEN TO LOCAL CHARITY

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Royal Bank of Canada today announced that its 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden will be donated and relocated to Les Cotils. Designed by Hugo Bugg, the Royal Bank of Canada Garden celebrates water, not as a commodity, but as an entity sacred to humanity. The garden draws inspiration from the Mediterranean pine habitat of […]

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PADDLEBOARD RACE TO DEBUT AT THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL AS ENTRIES OPEN

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Entries for this year’s Harbour Carnival are now open, including a new category for the event on 22 July, the Paddleboard Race.  Justin Partington, President of the Guernsey Round Table and organisers of Harbour Carnival said: ‘With Harbour Carnival less than two months away, we’re now taking bookings for all the races that make up […]

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ISLAND GAMES SPORTS BENEFIT FROM GENERALI WORLDWIDE BURSARIES

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Five Island Games sports clubs have been awarded bursaries as part of Generali Worldwide’s ongoing sponsorship of the Guernsey Island Games Association.  Bowls, squash and racketball, tennis, volleyball and badminton will each receive bursaries of £1,000. Whilst there are 13 months to go before the team travels to Gotland in 2017, the clubs are always […]

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Guernsey cleaner shortlisted for national customer service award

Guernsey cleaner shortlisted for national customer service award

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Guernsey cleaner has been shortlisted for a national customer service award. Elda Franco, who works for OCS, was one of three shortlisted from a pool of 26,000 of the company’s employees. The nomination came after Ms Franco went above and beyond the call of duty to help one of her customers, 90-year-old Ruth Button […]

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ISLAND’S SCHOOL CHILDREN GET READY TO DRESS THEIR DUCKS

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s school children are once again being asked to enter the Best Dressed Duck competition, part of this year’s Harbour Carnival on 22 July.  With mini ducks available to purchase for £2 each through primary schools in Guernsey, Herm and Sark, children will have until Friday 10 June to decorate their duck reflecting a carnival […]

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