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2015 30 Rides in 30 Days  For Les Bourgs Hospice

2015 30 Rides in 30 Days For Les Bourgs Hospice

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The eighth annual Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30in30 Challenges will be taking place again this year starting on Saturday 25th April. Participants will be cycling for 30 consecutive days raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice. Day one begins with a group breakfast at St Emilion Café at 8.00am. The previous seven challenges have so far […]

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IT’S BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR THE HARBOUR CARNIVAL DUCKS

IT’S BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR THE HARBOUR CARNIVAL DUCKS

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

With this year’s Harbour Carnival less than three months away, local businesses are being urged to pledge £200 to enter their own fowl friend into the Corporate Duck Race. Organised by the Guernsey Round Table and sponsored by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on 19 June, with the Corporate Duck […]

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MUG men take on the world’s ‘toughest footrace’.

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Known as the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon des Sables is a supreme physical and mental challenge that two men from Guernsey will face in just one month’s time. Rob Newton and Tim Coates will be attempting to run 156 miles across the Sahara Desert, all to raise money for local cancer charity Male […]

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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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