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Barclays launches community initiative with grant to the Guernsey Sports Commission

Barclays launches community initiative with grant to the Guernsey Sports Commission

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays has provided the Guernsey Sports Commission (GSC) with £22,000 in funding for their Street Sports programme. The grant is the first act of 2014 by the Barclays Guernsey Community Investment Committee, which has been formed to focus the charitable work of the bank on disadvantaged and under-privileged children and to develop life skills, citizenship […]

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On your marks for the 2014 Inter-Firm Town Relay

On your marks for the 2014 Inter-Firm Town Relay

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey businesses will take to the streets of St Peter Port for this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay on Wednesday 6 August. The annual race through the centre of town sees each runner complete a one mile lap starting from the top of Smith Street down the Truchot, along the Pollet, down […]

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St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

STUDENTS from St Sampson’s High School walked from Guernsey to Mexico City. But instead of needing passports, they walked 5,500 miles – the distance from here to the South American city – with the aid of a comfortable pair of trainers and bottles of water. Around 500 pupils and teachers took part in the West […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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Young Mountain Bike Star Secures Sports Grant From Louvre Fund

Young Mountain Bike Star Secures Sports Grant From Louvre Fund

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Louvre Fund has announced that of one of Guernsey’s brightest young mountain bike stars, Hannah English, has been awarded a new, annual sports grant. Hannah was selected for British Cycling’s Olympic Talent Programme for 2014 and is a regular podium finisher in the National and Southern Regional MTB Championships. Louvre’s commitment to sport in Guernsey […]

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Appeal for volunteers to help man the GSPCA stall for Carinval Week & also help man the phone at the GSPCA Animal Shelter

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the GSPCA we are currently appealing for volunteers to help in a few specific roles. Over the summer months we have many fund raisers coming up and we are at many of the major events. Next week we have a fun games stall all week in Market Square from Monday 21st to Saturday 26th […]

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Four friends take on the challenge of Mont Blanc to raise funds for animals in Guernsey

Four friends take on the challenge of Mont Blanc to raise funds for animals in Guernsey

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Andy Alford and friends are about to do something very special to raise funds for the GSPCA. Here is a short message from him about a very brave challenge he and some of his friends are undertaking: “As some of you know and for those that don’t, myself, Guy Rogers and Ben Byrom from Guernsey […]

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Vale Infants Enterprise raising funds to help animals in Guernsey

Vale Infants Enterprise raising funds to help animals in Guernsey

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The GPSCA would like to thank the children and teachers at Vale Infants who have been raising money for the Animal Shelter.  Each year group was given £5 and they had to try and turn this into £50. Each year group did extremely well and here are the results and how they managed to raise […]

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Guernsey gets more waste aware

Guernsey gets more waste aware

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Waste Awareness Week is hereto highlight the three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Public Services’ recycling experts are hosting a series of drop-in sessions in Market Square and at local supermarkets to answer all your questions as well as passing on some handy waste and money saving tips. Islanders can also have a bit of […]

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Islanders can say ‘I’m in’ to reducing waste

Islanders can say ‘I’m in’ to reducing waste

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being asked to show their support for efforts to reduce waste by signing up to some simple changes that can help make a big difference The new One More Thing pledge campaign is looking to highlight the strong community involvement in recycling and other waste reduction initiatives. Public Services hopes thousands of islanders […]

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