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Deloitte duo tackle charity challenges

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bradley Choules and Adam Hart from Deloitte in Guernsey will soon find out if their months of intensive training have paid off as they each tackle a demanding challenge to raise money for charity. The two men from Deloitte’s local office are contributing to the company’s national commitment to raise £1 million in 2015 for […]

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GAMES GIFT FOR ISLAND ATHLETES

GAMES GIFT FOR ISLAND ATHLETES

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Island Games tradition continues this year with the athletes being given Guernsey pin badges and spare kit to exchange with competitors from other islands. The team will also be gifted a number of other items thanks to the team sponsor, Generali Worldwide. “This will be the third year that we’ve put together a gift bag […]

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2015 ISLAND GAMES KIT UNVEILED

2015 ISLAND GAMES KIT UNVEILED

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Island Games Association (GIGA) and Generali Worldwide have unveiled the new kit for the 2015 Jersey Island Games. The arrival of the team tracksuit marks another milestone in the countdown to Jersey 2015 and has been well received by the athletes. The kit comprises a tracksuit, polo shirt and shorts, all in fresh […]

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IT’S A BLUE WATER DAY IN FERMAIN VALLEY

IT’S A BLUE WATER DAY IN FERMAIN VALLEY

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

A group of staff swapped suits for scythes as they took part in an afternoon of stream restoration and invasive plant removal on the south coast.   As part of Royal Bank of Canada’s global RBC Blue Water Day, staff were involved in removing non-forest plants and restoring a stream which runs through a wooded […]

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IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR HARBOUR CARNIVAL

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

People jumping into the harbour waters and a mass of mini yellow ducks bobbing along to the finishing line will be some of the things happening on Friday evening, as this year’s Harbour Carnival once again brings an evening of family fun to St Peter Port.   The event will be officially opened at 6pm […]

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Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30 Rides in 30 Days & 7 Rides in 7 Days Raised £64,263 For Les Bourgs Hospice

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The eighth Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30in30 Challenge has raised an impressive total of £604,236 for Les Bourgs Hospice. The 65 participants pledged to ride their bicycles for one hour each day for thirty days beginning on 25th April 2015 and finishing on the annual Rocque to Rock bicycle ride on 24th May. The riders […]

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30in30 Challenge Raised £64,263 For Les Bourgs Hospice

30in30 Challenge Raised £64,263 For Les Bourgs Hospice

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The eighth Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30in30 Challenge has raised an impressive total of £64,236 for Les Bourgs Hospice. The 65 participants pledged to ride their bicycles for one hour each day for thirty days beginning on 25th April 2015 and finishing on the annual Rocque to Rock bicycle ride on 24th May. The riders […]

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Stand Up to Stroke

Stand Up to Stroke

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new initiative – Stand Up to Stroke – launches in Guernsey to support stroke sufferers and their families and friends The new six-session workshop programme is being organised and run by physiotherapist and stroke specialist Elaine Strappini who is one of the founders of the organisation Happy at Home. Elaine has played a leading […]

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Making waves on Herm

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four families have expressed how much they enjoyed a recent trip to Herm that was organised by the Set Sail Trust and sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.   Nine children and their parents, who have all recently been affected by a family bereavement, were treated to a fun-filled activity weekend on the island. […]

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Learner cyclist Zoe rides Rock to Rocque for Les Bourgs

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A CHANCE remark in a business meeting has led to a trainee fund dealer being given an unusual challenge. During the meeting, Zoe Corr from Ravenscroft revealed she had never learnt to ride a bike as a child and so Kevin Gilligan, managing director of Louvre Group’s fund business, offered to buy her a bike […]

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