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Final appeal to charities to apply for funds from Saffery Champness Rotary Walk

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is reminding Guernsey charities that they only have until the end of March to apply for some of the total funds raised at this year’s event. The walk, taking place on Saturday 7 June, has raised more than £550,000 for local charities since its inception in 1998 and has […]

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Sure extends its Random Acts of Kindness initiative

Sure extends its Random Acts of Kindness initiative

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

STAFF at Grow Limited were treated to bacon rolls in the last of Sure’s Random Acts of Kindness for 2014. The initiative, which Sure extended from one to six weeks this year, saw more than 2,000 islanders receive unexpected gifts of fuel, flights, flowers and edible goodies. The team at Grow Ltd – which is […]

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Guernsey youth development charity looks to the sea with donation from Set Sail Trust

Guernsey youth development charity looks to the sea with donation from Set Sail Trust

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Western Parishes Youth Development Project is looking forward to offering an expanded programme of canoe excursions for young people in Guernsey ahead of the upcoming season, thanks to a recent donation from the Set Sail Trust. A fleet of seven kayaks and canoes, as well as a trailer and number of other pieces of […]

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Faure from Scratch

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society will be singing for Maison de Quetteville when it joins forces with combined island choirs and choristers to perform Faure’s Requiem from scratch on Saturday 22 March 2014. Conducted by Helen Grand and accompanied by organist Stephen Le Prevost the chorus will joined by local soloists, soprano Jo Domaille […]

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GMTA donates pounds for premature babies

GMTA donates pounds for premature babies

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Motor Traders Association (GMTA) was delighted to present Andy Priaulx with a donation of £5,000 to the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation (PPBF) recently, not least for his connection to local motor sport. The cheque was presented at Forest Road Garage which Andy’s Grandfather, Ernold, built (reputedly with his bare hands) in 1948, by […]

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The HUB continues to help Guernsey’s young people with support from Deutsche Bank

The HUB continues to help Guernsey’s young people with support from Deutsche Bank

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local charity Young People Guernsey (‘YPG’) has received a £5,000 donation from Deutsche Bank to help with the running of the St Peter Port-based centre ‘The HUB’ it operates in partnership with Barnardo’s. Since opening in September 2012, The HUB has provided an island-wide advice, information and listening support service for all young people aged […]

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Waitrose sings out for local music groups

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two Waitrose branches in Guernsey are inviting local music groups and choirs to come forward to apply for £1,500 worth of funding. The grant is part of the John Lewis Partnership ‘Music Matters’ scheme, which invites branches to nominate a local musical activity for a significant one off contribution. In order to choose the […]

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Having a ball for the Pink Ladies

Having a ball for the Pink Ladies

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading local travel agency, Travel Solutions, is holding a charity ball on Friday 7 November at the Duke of Richmond to raise funds for the Pink Ladies. Headquartered here in Guernsey, the travel agency also has branches in Jersey and the UK, and celebrates its 21st birthday this year. The black tie ball is one […]

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Second print run for Les Bourgs Hospice cookbook

Second print run for Les Bourgs Hospice cookbook

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A COOKBOOK featuring recipes from the Bailiwick which is raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice has had to be reprinted. Last year, Les Bourgs Hospice held a Hospice-tality for our Hospice fundraiser which encouraged islanders to host an event from tea and cake up to dinner parties with guests making a donation to the hospice. […]

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Sure Random Acts of Kindness result in GSPCA getting a lovely box of cupcakes from Claire’s Cakes

Sure Random Acts of Kindness result in GSPCA getting a lovely box of cupcakes from Claire’s Cakes

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week the GSPCA received a very special delivery at the Animal Shelter. Often we accept animals and we are always grateful to donations in all their various forms from animal feed to cheques. Last week a very nice gift arrived for the team of staff and volunteers at the Shelter from Claire’s Cakes which […]

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