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Speed quiz raises money for Guernsey Mind

Speed quiz raises money for Guernsey Mind

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance has raised £941 for Guernsey Mind at the island’s first ever speed quiz event held recently. Designed to completely transform the traditional pub quiz format C5 Alliance’s staff and guests were challenged to a quiz run entirely from the quizmaster’s laptop, each team taking part using a smart phone or tablet. Over a […]

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Home-Start goes on the hunt for treasure

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOCAL family support charity Home-Start is holding its mid-summer treasure hunt around Saumarez Park later this month. The fundraising event takes place on Friday 13 June at 6.30pm and will start and finish at the Saumarez Park tea rooms. All are welcome to attend the event and explorers will be tasked to solve a mixture […]

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Run Your Way to a Healthier Mind

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new charity fun run has been launched by Guernsey Mind. Sponsored by BWCI Group, the 10k fun run will take place on the August Bank Holiday, Monday, 25 August. The aim of the run is to raise funds to help support Guernsey Mind’s work in reducing the stigma attached to mental illness and to […]

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Charitable foundation donation for domestic violence charity

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Women’s Refuge has received £15,000 from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands for its work with victims of domestic abuse. The Refuge provides emergency accommodation and a safe place to stay, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – including a telephone helpline and outreach service – for the victims of domestic […]

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Islanders prepare ahead of Saffery Champness Rotary Walk this weekend

Islanders prepare ahead of Saffery Champness Rotary Walk this weekend

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly 400 walkers are gearing up for the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk, which takes place this coming Saturday (7 June). Organisers are keen to remind people that, despite walkers being unable to now sign up online people are still able to register on the day at the White Hart in St Peter Port from 4.30 […]

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£50,000 to benefit the elderly: One week left for applications!

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

New funding is now available to help organisations working with the elderly community in Guernsey. The Guernsey Community Foundation is working with the Pargiter Trust, a UK based charitable trust, which aims to assist disadvantaged elderly people to be independent, healthy and socially included. The Foundation will act on behalf of the Pargiter Trust to […]

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Big race to raise money for Channel Islands Air Search and RNLI

Big race to raise money for Channel Islands Air Search and RNLI

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Air Search and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have been nominated as the chosen charities to receive funds raised by this year’s Carey Olsen Inter-Island Yacht Race. The Channel Islands Air Search is a voluntary service providing a rapid airborne search and rescue service using an Islander Aircraft in and around […]

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Record numbers for 2014 Rock to Rocque

Record numbers for 2014 Rock to Rocque

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyclists turned out in force again for the 2014 Heritage-sponsored Rock to Rocque bike ride, this year celebrating 21 years. Raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice, over 1,120 cyclists of all ages took part in the event, which is the record number for the event – an increase of around 100 compared with last year. […]

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Evolving Grants Programme for Voluntary Sector

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

£23,620 was awarded to the charitable sector in the latest round of the Foundation’s Grants Programme, which is now moving into a new phase, with a specific focus on ‘Strategic Initiatives’. The Guernsey & Alderney Child Contact Service received £7,500 towards rent and staffing costs. This organisation offers an independent, specialised and unique service to […]

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Continued IT support for Guernsey Bereavement Service from Logicalis

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Bereavement Society has continued to received IT support from IT service provider, Logicalis, with the recent donation of a brand new computer, some software and a Xerox multi-function device which prints, scans, copies and faxes. James Pinnock, Service Delivery Manager at Logicalis said: ‘Since 2009 we’ve been providing IT support to the Guernsey […]

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