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A record year for Saffery Rotary Walk

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Saffery Rotary Walk attracted over 650 participants and is expected to raise over £50,000 in sponsorship money; both records in the walk’s history. Even though a considerable amount of money has already been collected, organisers are still expecting more to come and are urging walkers to finish collecting their sponsorship money and to […]

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Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

56 teams took part in the annual Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay, on Wednesday 27 July, beating last year’s record of 45 teams. The Butterfield Bolts claimed the top spot in the men’s competition for the fifth year running. The team, which included Tom Swain, Danny Fooks, Rob Smart and Ben Wilen, crossed […]

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The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s Strongest competition is back for its third year to find the island’s strongest man and woman on 4th September.   The event is organised and sponsored by MADMAX Race Team, and is open to everyone with a wide range of strength abilities. Weight categories will once again be divided into lightweight middleweight and open as […]

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Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

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ENZO’S ALREADY A WINNER AT THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Harbour Carnival will be opened by Enzo Crowson, winner of the Best Dressed Mini Duck competition.  Several hundred primary school children, including those in Sark, entered the competition to dress their mini ducks in a carnival atmosphere, with all the ducks being entered into the Mini Duck Race at Harbour Carnival on Friday […]

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Local businesses prepare to race in the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay will see Guernsey businesses once again take to the streets of St Peter Port for this year’s race on Wednesday 27 July. The relay is held during the Town Carnival and each year the event supports the Guernsey Island Amateur Athletic Club (GIAAC) in their trip to […]

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International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

With just under two months to go, 85% of runners currently signed up to take part in this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon are from overseas. The international profile of the marathon has grown since its return eight years ago with an increasing number of runners from around the world taking part, making […]

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THE RACE IS ON TO GET YOUR MINI DUCKS

THE RACE IS ON TO GET YOUR MINI DUCKS

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of mini ducks will once again be on sale in town during the run up to this year’s Harbour Carnival, which takes place this year on Friday 22 July.  Organisers of the annual fund-raising event, the Guernsey Round Table, will be selling ducks outside Next in The Pollet on the four Saturdays leading up […]

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Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cyber fraud can seem difficult to combat with social engineering being one of the biggest threats to local businesses according to experts speaking at events hosted by Barclays in Guernsey and Jersey. Local clients attended the presentations where Barclays Business Digital Eagles and representatives from Guernsey and Jersey police discussed the top cyber threats currently […]

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Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the second year, local primary schools have been invited to take part in an island-wide The 24 Game competition. The 24 Game is a maths game designed to improve children’s mental arithmetic skills. The game, which originated in the USA and which is now played extensively across the UK, uses a deck of cards, […]

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