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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk extends charity application deadline

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is giving Guernsey charities a few more weeks to apply for a portion of the funds it will raise at this year’s event. Charities and voluntary organisations seeking financial support for a specific project or initiative now have until the end of April to submit their applications to the […]

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Running and catching for MUG

Running and catching for MUG

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Goldridge Estate Agents has announced its latest fundraising effort in aid of local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG). Island cricketer, David Hooper, is being sponsored £1 for each run he scores and £10 for each wicket he takes in the KRyS Global Premier Evening League 1. ‘Hoops’, as he is known, plays for Goldridge Griffins. […]

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Another fantastic Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday another 13 new volunteers joined the GSPCA team. Every 8 weeks or so the GSPCA hold Volunteer Induction evenings and this week we welcomed the newest group to the team. With well over 340 volunteers helping the Animal Shelter every year and over 60 new helpers since the beginning of the year we […]

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Celebrating Autism Guernsey

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the 2014 Autism Awareness Month gets underway, it is an opportunity to review the positive impact that Autism Guernsey has had on the lives of those in Guernsey who are affected by the developmental disorder. In conjunction with the National Autistic Society Guernsey, Autism Guernsey has in the past year implemented a number of […]

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Guernsey Mind asks ‘How you feeling, Eh?’

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Mental Health Law celebrates its first year anniversary on 8 April. The law has modernised the statutory rights for individuals who are voluntarily or compulsorily held in a place of safety – more commonly referred to as being sectioned. Guernsey Mind chairman, John Curran, said the law had provided users with clarity and […]

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Blackjack plays her cards right

Blackjack plays her cards right

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The final race in the Royal Channel Island Yacht Club (RCIYC) Heritage Frostbite Series saw perfect wind conditions last Saturday (5th April) when the final results were decided in some exciting battles for the finish line. The speed of the current caused some issues on the start line particularly in the racer class which set […]

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Paul Staples : A Proper Job?

Paul Staples : A Proper Job?

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next exhibition opening at the greenhouse at Candie Museum on Friday 18 April is a retrospective of Paul Staple’s work as part of Guernsey Arts Commission’s Design Matters programme. Paul, known locally for running the Fermaine Tavern, has had a long international career as a designer for many celebrities and will be showing drawings, […]

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Investec supports local mental health charity

Investec supports local mental health charity

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A NEW drop in service for adults who feel they may have mental health issues will benefit from a £500 donation from Investec’s Charitable Trust. The L’Vaïr Project is a new Guernsey charity run by people with personal experience of mental health problems. Their aim is to help others to cope and signpost how to […]

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Spinmarathon raises record amount for charity

Spinmarathon raises record amount for charity

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Kings Premier Heath Club Spinmarathon this year benefitted The Guernsey Specials Gymnastics Club and The Oakley Waterman Caravan Foundation to the sum of just over £4,000, the most the event has raised over three years. Fifty participants took part in a gruelling four hours of spinning classes, cycling on static bikes in the gym. […]

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Get Bowel Healthy at the OSA Pop Up Shop in April

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Be Bowel Healthy in the OSA Pop Up Shop, Smith Street 10am – 5.30pm daily (Monday 14 – thursday 17 April) Bowel Cancer Guernsey and MUG together spreading the message that adopting a healthy lifestyle is the best way to avoid bowel cancer.  Visit them in the Pop Up Shop to find out more. Monday […]

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