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Condor ‘Design A Mascot’ winner’s Olly the Octopus debuts on board Condor

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Olly the Octopus, the winning design from last year’s Condor Ferries Design a Mascot competition, has been made into a soft toy which is now available on board in Condor’s duty free shops. Caroline Carter, age 12, won the pan-Channel Islands competition which was run through both the Guernsey Press and the Jersey Evening Post […]

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IT’S TIME FOR GUERNSEY’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GO QUACKERS

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Big yellow ducks are back on the business agenda as this year’s Harbour Carnival looks to Guernsey’s companies to purchase and enter their very own duck into the event’s Corporate Duck Race.   Sponsored for the ninth year by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on Friday 22 July, with 50% […]

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Guernsey Electricity sponsored team to take part in international robotics competition.

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Guernsey Electricity sponsored team is set to take part in an international robotics competition this weekend.   The competition, which is run by the University of Southampton and charity Student Robotics, will see a team of two Ladies’ College students pit their robot against teams from all over Britain as well as France and […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Simon Johns and James Coquelin’s Row24 challenge has exceeded its initial fundraising target by raising £8,824.21 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation and The Ivy Trust. The dynamic duo recently broke the world indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years lightweight category on the concept-2 rowing machine by taking turns to row 20-minute sessions […]

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Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Dandelion Project, a local non-profit organisation, has launched a unique website to help locals make an informed decision about who to vote for in the upcoming General Election.  Candidates have been given the opportunity to answer six carefully chosen questions during a five minute long Youtube video. These videos have been uploaded to manifesto.gg […]

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The Cock and Bull helps to purchase 400 bricks for The Burrow

The Cock and Bull helps to purchase 400 bricks for The Burrow

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Cock and Bull has presented the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation’s latest campaign with a cheque for almost £2,000.  Founders of the pub, Stephen and Michelle Taylor, were inspired to support the charity during all of their music nights back in December by two of their close friends John Sealey and Tom Bradshaw. Since The […]

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The Burrow Bunny finds his name at Monkey Puzzle School!

The Burrow Bunny finds his name at Monkey Puzzle School!

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The votes for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation’s, ‘Name The Bunny’ competition have been counted and the winning name is, ‘Flopsy’ submitted by Harry Bradshaw from Monkey Puzzle School. Monkey Puzzle School has won a £100 voucher to spend at JoJo Maman Bébé and Harry Bradshaw will receive a smaller version of the newly named […]

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Castle Cornet lights up local life

Castle Cornet lights up local life

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of The Dandelion Project’s launch of, ‘The World’s Boldest Ever Happiness Experiment’, Castle Cornet has taken on a very colourful appearance over the last two weeks with kind permission from the States of Guernsey’s Culture and Leisure Department. Privately funded by a local group with the aim of bringing the community together to […]

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GIFA raises £5,000 for The Burrow

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Investment Fund Association (GIFA) has raised £5,000 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation from a collection at their annual dinner on Friday 4 March. As GIFA’s nominated charity for the evening, guests were invited to make a donation to the charity’s latest fundraising initiative, The Burrow. Thanks to the generosity of over 300 […]

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