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Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

GUERNSEY’S top young golfers are getting behind Male Uprising Guernsey with a special fundraising activity. A sponsored golf marathon will see members of the 22-man Guernsey Golf Development Squad, sponsored by ABN AMRO, play as many holes as possible in one day. The players, who will be wearing MUG branded kit provided by the male […]

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Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A TEAM from Garenne Group which took part in the London to Brighton bike ride has beaten its fundraising target of £10,000. The 20-strong team took part in the 54-mile long bike ride which is said to be Europe’s biggest fundraising cycle ride and attracted 28,000 riders. The Garenne team aimed to raise £5,000 for […]

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Sign up for this year’s ultimate summer action!

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

This Summer, Tri-Ultimate Guernsey is back! – Only bigger and better. On Sunday 7th September islanders will be digging out their swimming goggles, pumping up their tyres and dusting off their trainers for an action packed day of summer fun in order to raise funds for local charity Hope for a Child. Competitors will be […]

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Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local architectural design practice PF+A, in association with Home Start Guernsey, is calling all golfers to take part in a charity “Drive to St Andrews” challenge. The charity golf drive will be held on Sunday 24August and is challenging teams of golfers to hit a combined distance of 1,000km (621 miles) – the equivalent distance […]

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Waitrose host foodbank to support welfare service

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has pledged its support to local charity, the Guernsey Welfare Service, to aid families in need across the island. The Guernsey Welfare Service will be holding a food bank collection at Waitrose Admiral Park and Rohais on Saturday 28 June. Customers will have the opportunity to buy extra grocery items from a suggested shopping […]

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Appeal to walkers to hand in their sponsorship money

Appeal to walkers to hand in their sponsorship money

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organisers are appealing to all those who took part in the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk earlier this month to hand in their sponsorship money as soon as possible. Over 400 individuals entered the iconic around the island walk that began in St Peter Port at 4.30am on Saturday 7 June finishing some 39 miles later. […]

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Sark boost to Channel Islands Air Search fund raising

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

A raffle held by Isle of Sark Shipping (IOSS) has raised £2,000 which has been donated to Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS), to be put towards the cost of the new aircraft. The draw took place at the CIAS hangar, with Peter Mourant, Chairman of the CIAS Trustees and Sarah Roberts from IOSS picking the […]

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The Lloyds Bank Foundation helps to fund specialist cancer nurse with Male Uprising Guernsey

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lloyds Bank Foundation has contributed £30,000.00 towards supporting the role of Guernsey’s specialist uro-oncology nurse, which was secured by Male Uprising Guernsey earlier this year. The significant contribution, which is spread over three years, is an important step towards the charity’s fundraising goal and was awarded by the Lloyds Bank Foundation in response to […]

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Sure Community Foundation donates £5,000 to the Alderney swimming pool appeal

Sure Community Foundation donates £5,000 to the Alderney swimming pool appeal

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

LONG-STANDING plans for a community swimming pool in Alderney are closer to becoming a reality after the Sure Community Foundation donated £5,000 to the appeal. More than £535,000 has already been raised for the project, which will see a pool and gym constructed at St Anne’s School. The donation will cover the cost of lockers, […]

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The Channel Island Co-operative Society gives a helping hand to local charities

The Channel Island Co-operative Society gives a helping hand to local charities

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

HUNDREDS of young, elderly and underprivileged islanders from across Jersey and Guernsey will benefit this year from funds donated by The Channel Island Co-operative Society’s Helping Hands initiative. Among 35 Channel Island recipients of more than £16,000 this year are 15 charities, youth groups, schools, church congregations and social-welfare care providers in Guernsey and 20 […]

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