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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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Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again working to support the anti-drink drive Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers from 22nd November until 4th January 2015 in an effort […]

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NSPCC launches new service with HSBC to protect Guernsey school children

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The NSPCC is working in a new partnership with HSBC which will see the bank invest both money and time into a programme which aims to protect current and future generations of Guernsey children, giving them the skills to protect themselves and showing them where to go for help. The NSPCC’s ChildLine Schools Service helps […]

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John Gollop could follow the Bailiff

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

JOHN Gollop could be following in the Bailiff Sir Richard Collas’ footsteps and placing the star on top of the Tree of Joy. In 2012, Guernsey Press photographer Tom Tardif volunteered to go to the top of the Tree of Joy, which is the tallest tree in Europe, and last year Sir Richard accepted the […]

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New GSPCA Firework Calendar to help pet owners in Guernsey

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week at the GSPCA we have launched a new calendar specifically to help pet owners and those affected by fireworks in Guernsey. The calendar has been embedded in a number of our web pages and is dedicated to being a central location to check when there are firework displays in Guernsey. Over the last […]

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Fermain Valley Hotel launches ‘Guy Tea’ to support Male Uprising Guernsey

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ocean restaurant and The Rock Garden Steakhouse have gone macho this November with the launch of a charity ‘Guy Tea’. £2.00 from every meal sold will be given to Male Uprising Guernsey and the charity has praised the initiative as a great way to get guys talking about male health.   The menu, which can […]

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