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Guernsey must treasure its ‘natural green infrastructure’ says Deputy Paul Luxon

Guernsey must treasure its ‘natural green infrastructure’ says Deputy Paul Luxon

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Speaking at a Heritage Insurance-sponsored Institute of Directors (IoD) lunch event, Deputy Paul Luxon outlined the importance of infrastructure requirements in Guernsey. Deputy Luxon spoke to members of the IoD about a 20-year plan in whichthe States of Guernsey estimates the need to invest up to£1.9 billion on essential infrastructure. It was noted that there […]

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Guernsey Sinfonietta returns with a night of ‘Russian Romance’

Guernsey Sinfonietta returns with a night of ‘Russian Romance’

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

35 of the island’s most talented musicians will perform at this year’s Sinfonietta next month thanks to sponsorship from several local companies. Theevent’s theme is ‘Russian romance’ and the programme promises a mixture of Russian orchestral music, including Rachmaninoff’s ‘Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Symphony No. 6’. This is the sixth year […]

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Banking breakfast looks at Risk Based Supervision

Banking breakfast looks at Risk Based Supervision

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Risk Based Supervision was the focus of a recent Banking Systems User Group breakfast meeting, hosted by C5 Alliance in Guernsey. The event was led by Tim Loveridge, Chief Transformation Officer of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) and invited delegates from Guernsey’s banking sector to consider the changing face of regulatory supervision and its […]

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St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

STUDENTS from St Sampson’s High School walked from Guernsey to Mexico City. But instead of needing passports, they walked 5,500 miles – the distance from here to the South American city – with the aid of a comfortable pair of trainers and bottles of water. Around 500 pupils and teachers took part in the West […]

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Jumping out of a plane for the GSPCA – Please sponsor Lorna and her sky dive

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lorna Prince the GSPCA Animal Welfare Manager is jumping out of a plane to raise funds to help animals in Guernsey. Lorna Prince said “I am the Welfare Manager at the GSPCA and see how hard the Charity, it’s volunteers and staff work to help wild and domestic animals in the Channel Islands.” “The GSPCA […]

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Four friends take on the challenge of Mont Blanc to raise funds for animals in Guernsey

Four friends take on the challenge of Mont Blanc to raise funds for animals in Guernsey

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Andy Alford and friends are about to do something very special to raise funds for the GSPCA. Here is a short message from him about a very brave challenge he and some of his friends are undertaking: “As some of you know and for those that don’t, myself, Guy Rogers and Ben Byrom from Guernsey […]

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Black tie dinner event returns during Town Carnival week

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

After the success of last year’s event, the Town Centre Partnership is repeating its black tie classical fundraising dinner.  The limited-ticket event will be held on the 23 July – in the middle of Town Carnival week – at the Duke of Richmond Hotel. To complement the events musical theme, guests will be entertained throughout […]

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Brand new dance technology production created in Guernsey

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance and Technology are brought together in a pioneering project currently being researched and developed at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital. A Kinect motion sensor is removed from its normal domestic setting to open it up as a device with which dancers can interact to control projected shapes, patterns and light. Darren Pritchard, Manchester based choreographer, […]

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Rossborough account exec recognised for delivering excellence

Rossborough account exec recognised for delivering excellence

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A COMMERCIAL account executive from Rossborough has become one of the first to be recognised in a new scheme organised by parent Arthur J Gallagher. Jamie Boyd was nominated for the new Delivering All Round Excellence scheme by Rossborough managing director Ian Stewart and chosen as one of 20 winners from 2,500 staff across Gallagher’s […]

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Sports coach points out valuable lessons for business leaders at breakfast seminar

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former international rower, Murray Eldridge provided local business leaders with valuable insight into leadership after years of sports coaching. Speaking at a Heritage Insurance-sponsored breakfast seminar, in association with the Guernsey Sports Commission, in the Garenne Stand at Footes Lane, Mr Eldridge linked the focus, drive and ambition needed in sports coaching to the leadership […]

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