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MUG Bermuda Shorts Week – support the shorts!

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

MALE Uprising Guernsey (MUG) is asking office workers to swap their suits for the traditional Bermuda summertime wear of shorts and long socks. The charity hopes that businesses will allow their workforce to support the cause and don shorts for the week commencing 15th August. Gavin Ferguson, MUG council member, said: ‘It’s an easy idea that everyone […]

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Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

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International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

With just under two months to go, 85% of runners currently signed up to take part in this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon are from overseas. The international profile of the marathon has grown since its return eight years ago with an increasing number of runners from around the world taking part, making […]

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Sure opens doors to new interactive store

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sure has opened the doors to its new-look store on the High Street designed to offer Guernsey customers a new, revolutionary shopping experience. The store features digital interactive browsing, where customers can use large touchscreens to choose the phone and plans they want, as well as new self-serve top-up and bill payment kiosks. The technology […]

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FAMILY FUN DAY RETURN

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Around 700 islanders of all ages enjoyed trying out over 15 different sports at the Family Fun Day that was recently held at the KGV.  Organised by the Guernsey Sports Commission and Generali Worldwide, the event was hailed as a success by everyone involved. “Everybody seemed to be having fun, which was the whole idea […]

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Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA), working in conjunction with Accessible Alderney – a long-term member of the GDA – will be visiting the island on 14 and 15 July to meet with interested parties, groups, businesses and associations to discuss a number of disability-orientated topics. Representatives from GDA, Wigwam, Access for All and the States of […]

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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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